Andy Mehalick

Hi I'm Andy — partner and technical director of Orange Jetpack Studios, I'm currently living and working in beautiful sunny Kuwait. I am a Microsoft Certified Professional Developer and a recent Master of Software Engineering graduate from Pennsylvania State University.

I have a passion for the elegance inherent in well-designed software solutions and the beauty that exists in the software we create. I enjoy working with and evangelizing all of the technologies and patterns that create harmony in my software development life and I enjoy sharing my experiences of discovery with others.

Currently I build web and native mobile applications of all scale with the ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework, SQL Azure, AngularJS, and the Ionic Framework.

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  1. Setting Up MySQL on an Azure Ubuntu VM
  2. EF6: Adding a Created Date/Time Column Automatically with Code First Migrations
  3. Localizing Entity Framework POCO Properties with JSON - Part 1
  4. Keeping Your Data Access Honest with SQL Server Profiler
  5. TDD Code Kata
  6. Hg Strip and Transplant
  7. Fun with NUnit and ReSharper Templates
  8. An Introduction to Hgflow