Derek Stegelman

Hello, I'm Derek — developer, father, speaker, and bourbon drinker.

I'm an Assistant Director of I.T. at Colorado State Unveristy I'm interested in web development, bourbon, and being outdoors.

Latest Writing

Foreign Key Dropdowns with .NET MVC 5

Setup your .NET forms to use foreign key drop downs

Global Template Objects with .NET MVC 5

Add global content and objects to every view within your .Net application

Custom Authorize Attribute in .Net MVC

Restrict controller actions to users with specific roles, and base them upon controller parameters.

Recent Open Source Projects

Django Mail Queue

Mail Queue provides an easy and simple way to send email. Each email is saved and queued up either in real time or with Celery.


TeamPlay is a web app for team communication that you can run yourself! It is similar to Github's internal 'Team' app, including a free form commenting/message board and displays of recent deployments from your team.

Rocket Python

Rocket Python is an API wrapper for Rocket.Chat. It currently only supports a few calls, but is constantly being improved.