Matt Dailey

Web Developer


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Hi. I'm Matt and welcome to my personal website. This is the place where you can learn more about me, read my blog, see some of the code I have written, and learn about the different ways to get in touch with me. I'm a web developer with expertise in PHP, jQuery, HTML, CSS and Wordpress. I currently live in Boston. When I'm not writing code, I like taking photos, creating Photoshop art, discovering new music and running in the occasional road race.

From My Blog

“Family count” error when trying to restore database in SQL Server

In the process of migrating a SQL Server LocalDB database to MySQL, one of the steps involves restoring the database in SQL Server Management Studio. The LocalDB database was first created in Visual Studio and to migrate it over to… Continue Reading

Switching from SQL Server to MySQL in an .NET MVC app

During the course of building a .NET MVC app I switched from using SQL Server to a MySQL. The hosting provider I use for my personal web projects, Godaddy, allows up to ten MySQL databases to be created, compared to… Continue Reading

Chinese New Year promo

I used a photo I took during this year’s Chinese New Year parade in Boston’s Chinatown and came up with this: The headline is Mandarin for Chinese New Year. I feel it could be part of a promo for a… Continue Reading

menu and jQuery links not working when publishing .NET MVC app to a subfolder

I encountered issues publishing an ASP.NET MVC application to my personal website for the first time. The application stores code snippets in a database and displays the snippets in a text box using a dropdown menu. For some background, the… Continue Reading



Skill Highlights

HTML, CSS, jQuery, Javascript, PHP, C#, ASP.NET MVC, Subversion, Photoshop

Work Experience
Web Integration Developer



Junior Web Developer

Advanced Practice Strategies


Editor's Assistant

American Geophysical Union


Masters, Public Policy

George Washington University


Bachelors, Political Science

University of Massachusetts-Amherst


Associates, Liberal Arts

Middlesex Community College