Carter Bailey Tech Thoughts, lessons learned, and motivation


Domain Sale! I’ve got a couple great domains for sale!

Posted by Carter Bailey

Thanks for dropping by, I know there aren't many posts here, but that will change in the near future as I get back into the habit of blogging weekly about coding, UI/UX, and other tech tips and tricks. In the meantime, if you are looking for a couple great domain names for a new startup or for your own personal blog, check the following ones out!

All of the ideas you read about here are free for you to use, with or without the domain names here. I only ask that you help me out and help yourself out by buying these domains if you are going to implement any of these ideas. Just let me know in an email that you liked the ideas and we can negotiate a reasonable price on the domain for the both of us!

Click Through For Some Great Domain Names and Descriptions!


Hired Help: Dealing with Hiring Recruiters

Posted by Carter Bailey

Anyone that has been through the job search ringer has probably had to deal with recruiters or recruiting firms. I know I have, and I have never had a single positive experience with recruiters. Read on to see what my typical experience has been with recruiters and my new strategies for dealing with them to minimize the time you spend on unfruitful methods of getting a job.


XML XSLT Quirk – Transformation Resulting in Extra Characters (Using C#)

Posted by Carter Bailey

Recently, I've been working with XML and XSLT transformations at work to build Continuity of Care Documents (CCD), and I thought I'd share a little quirk I came across. This might be one of those "duh" moments for most people, but I had to find out the hard way, so maybe this will help someone else out there.

I am creating an XmlDataDocument with a DataSet returned by an Oracle stored procedure, and then I am transforming it using an XslCompiledTransformation and XSLT file.

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Hired Help: Tech Interview Questions Galore

Posted by Carter Bailey

For the past two months, I have been searching for a new job. As a software developer, most companies like to ask technical questions and give interviewees programming puzzles to solve. I thought that other software programmers out there (especially those who are currently looking for jobs) would like to see the technical questions and puzzles that many companies are giving for their technical assessments. I have also included some of my answers below. Let me know what you think of their questions and my answers!