MVC Rocks on ASP.NET MVC is a web-site focused on ASP.NET MVC and all of the related Microsoft and open source technologies used to create great MVC applications (including, Entity Framework, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, jQuery-Mobile, PhoneGap, Web Deploy, WIF, etc).
MVC Rocks on ASP.NET MVC is maintained by Chuck Cooper (aka Topenga).
Currently Chuck Cooper is the CIO for Paylocity Corporation. Paylocity provides Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) web-based solutions for Payroll, HR, Employee Self-Service, Time & Labor Management, Applicant Tracking, and Benefits Enrollment for the mid-sized companies. Mr. Cooper joined Paylocity in 2003 and is responsible for developing the software applications as well as IT strategy, systems and infrastructure, and IT security for hosting those applications. During his tenure Paylocity has been named one of Chicago’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to work for the past 8 years, a Best Places to Work in Illinois 4 times, a 7-time Inc 5000 “Fastest Growing Privately Held Firm”, and was recently listed as #13 in the Forbes Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago.
Prior to joining Paylocity Chuck led the development of several award-winning software applications for Niku (CA Clarity), Great Plains, Borland, Sage, and Geac. His 25+ year career in Software Development and IT also includes experience as an Enterprise Architect at Washington Mutual.
When I'm not programming or reading about computer technology I enjoy progressive rock, science fiction, and (most of all) hanging out with my family.