Ten plus years, three company name changes, one acquisition, and umpteen releases later I'm calling it quits with Visio/Microsoft. After the release of Visio 2003 management decided for business reasons they wanted all development in Seattle, and eventually Redmond. It had been rumor for months, then August 26th we got the word. Move to Redmond, find another job within Microsoft, or move on. I've elected to move on. My years working on Visio, and more importantly working with the fine folks on the Visio product team, are treasured memories. Thanks to everyone for a wonderful experience.
So what's next? Next is now. I've started a new gig working with RC on enterprise goodness for Paramount Farms. Paramount is doing some seriously cool automation in the processing plant, with large portions of the system written in .NET and running on Windows based servers. I'm looking forward to new challenges and living in the managed code world.
Now you know why I've been so busy. Harvest madness is in full swing and RC and I are working 4PM to 4AM because someone from the IT/Development staff must be here 24/7 in case of hardware or software problems. It's a very interesting process; trust me, the geek in you would drool at some of the stuff out here. The teams kick butt and are going to stretch my brain in new and exciting ways.
So off we go... into a new world...
Movie line of the week answer
Please forgive me, I'm a bit out of it. I'm very, very busy as of late. I'm not sure if my DNS issue has resolved itself and I haven't had time to really check. But I have time to announce a winner!
Our reigning champion is Moose, congratulations Moose. We need someone to step up and knock him off the hill!
The correct answer is...
Come back next week and knock the Moose off the mountain, he's pretty big so come prepared!
Movie line of the week.
I said there were lots of changes afoot, but Movie line of the week isn't one of them. I'll give credit to RC for this one since we were talking about it two nights ago.
I hope this doesn't offend anyone?
Not funny 'ha-ha', funny queer.
Ok, quick, what movie! Send your guesses here
Big changes afoot
There's been a lot of changes happening around the Fahrni household; nothing bad mind you, everybody's fine, but that explains why I haven't been blogging an awful lot lately. I'm expecting next week to be VERY busy so I don't know how often I'll get a chance to post anything.
Please bear with me. I'll explain everything shortly, just give me a bit more time.
PowerBlog version 2.0, Beta 1 available!
Way to go Jon! I'm really looking forward to sinking my teeth into Jon's latest release. When I finally get a new laptop this will be one of the first things I install.