I'll pass my 5 year blogging anniversary this year. I've written over 520 posts. But, I'd like to be more consistent. So this year, I'm resolving to post three times a week. I'll give myself an exemption when I'm on vacation, which explains why I'm posting this on the second week of the new year.
I've decided that I'd like to break my content up by day of the week:
- Monday - Coding tip - Should be a straightforward tip developing for the ASP.NET platform (including SQL Server, LINQ, Silverlight, etc.). This week's example: Large File Uploads in ASP.NET.
- Wednesday - General Software Development topics - Thoughts on the profession of software development, also including more general software topics which might be a little outside the .NET development box. This week's example was a serendipitous entry on Inkscape's support for XAML.
- Friday - Free play. All skate. I write what I want. Rob and others have told me that I'm more formal than I need to be on my blog, and I think I buy it. Don't worry - I won't be talking about my cats (I don't have any). Today's is an example - oh, no, I've gone recursive. Well, the idea is that Friday posts may be thoughts on what I've learned that week, lists of things I found interesting, or other geeky topics that haven't quite fit into my narrow blog view to date. I've been using Twitter a lot over the past year (over 1000 updates), which has caused me to think there's a place somewhere between Twitter blurts and in-depth posts. I end up self-censoring to the point that I have literally hundreds of saved blog posts just waiting for my drive to crash and put them out of their misery. Unleash the hounds!
Three posts a week sounds reasonable to me. Jeff made a good sale for his commitment to 5 posts a week. 3 posts a week is a 60% of that, which is a solid D grade in anyone's book. Any extra posts might just keep me out of summer school.
Are you with me? Three posts a week, who's with me? Anyone?