Domain of the Diplo 

Hello. Fate (or Google) has brought you to my virtual door. Welcome, nice to see you.

In case you hadn't realised, this is the homepage of Dan 'Diplo' Booth. Why are you here? I don't know. Perhaps you are curious and want to know more about me? Or maybe you are interested in listening to some of my music? Could it be you are the voyeuristic type and like looking at pictures of strangers on the internet? Is it simply that you wish to get in touch and then slip back into anonymity? Or perhaps you are interested in reading my blog, which covers many aspects of technology and web development.

Please feel free to wander around my site. If you exhibit feelings of disorientation or find yourself lost amongst the words then I'd recommend checking out the sitemap. In the event of panic then quickly press the logo at the top left to bring yourself back to this charming location. Take care.

About Me

Microsoft CSharp

A small library to help parse and manipulate querystring parameters in C#

If you're an ASP.NET developer then sooner or later you will come across an occasion when you want to manipulate or parse values from the current request's querystring. To make this easier I developed a small C# library that enables developers to easily manipulate the querystring collection.

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Umraco AngularJS

A broken link checker for Umbraco 7

Diplo Link Checker is a free package for Umbraco 7 CMS that I developed. It allows an editor to easily check their Umbraco site for broken or problematic links.

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Sometimes I write stuff. Y'know, like words and that kinda thing. Find a few random examples here.

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In my younger days I played in a couple of bands and later I liked to mess around with various forms of electronic music. Listen to the results here.

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I like taking photographs. I'm not claiming I'm great at it, but hey, I like it. See a few examples here.

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My job is as a back-end coder, mostly developing websites. I work with C#, .NET and the Umbraco CMS.

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 Religion ... has certain ideas at the heart of it which we call sacred or holy or whatever. What it means is, 'Here is an idea or a notion that you're not allowed to say anything bad about; you're just not. Why not? Because you're just not. If someone votes for a party that you don't agree with, you're free to argue about it as much as you like; everybody will have an argument but nobody feels aggrieved by it. ... But on the other hand, if somebody says 'I mustn't move a light switch on a Saturday', you say 'I respect that'. 

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