Author Archives: Jamie Nordmeyer

Coffee and Computers

Sometimes, there’s just something… right… about being able to spend a lazy day sitting at a coffee shop, enjoying a raspberry mocha, and munching on a chocolate chip muffin.  It’s 80 degrees outside, sunny, and comfortable humidity.  If actually owned a hammock, I’d likely be writing this from a somewhat reclined position.  It’s just one… Read More »

My Tools, My Choice

We live in a world of choice.  Within reason, you can choose the car you drive, the type of coffee you’re drinking this morning, what color shirt you’re going to wear today… and what kind of technology you’re going to use.  When it comes to choosing technology, I tend to make my choices based on… Read More »

Jumping to Android… Tentively

So, I’ve finally made the leap back to Android.  For the past year or so, I was using an HTC One M8 Windows Phone, and prior to that, an HTC 8X.  I don’t care what anyone says.  It’s my life, my phone.    And I still love the Windows Phone platform, and am hoping beyond… Read More »

Fantastic Soundtrack for Work

I’m a HUGE fan of the movie Tron: Legacy, and I’ve found that the soundtrack, which was done by Daft Punk, is fantastic for getting work done with.  There are no lyrics, but the songs are either somber, or driving, depending on the track.  Take a listen to this one example to see what I… Read More »

HttpContext in a Task

At work recently, I needed to be able to get access to the HttpContext.Current value, as it contains the user currently on the site, as well as many other values that may be needed.  In my case, I needed both the user name, and the Url that the request came from, and I was coding… Read More »

Welcome to JamieNordmeyer.net!

Thanks for stopping by!  I’ve been meaning to start working on a blog for a long time, and I’m finally getting around to doing it.  This blog will mostly be about stuff that a developer/computer geek like me will care about, but will likely also have ramblings and thoughts about other activities as well.  Stay… Read More »