Upcoming Events

So Cal Rock and Roll Code Camp

I will talk about software tools that improve my development process (like R#, slickrun, beyond compare,etc..) I will also cover personal workflow habits and tips on improving your workflow and moving more of your "life" to the cloud. I will talk about syncing your life to all machines. This includes notes, email, calendar, files etc.. Some of the products I will talke about are. OneNote, SlickRun, R#, Windows HomeServer, Live Mesh, Google Chrome Sync etc..

San Diego, CA

So Cal Rock and Roll Code Camp

This talk will be an overview on the major cloud providers out and what they provide. We will discuss which provider is appropriate for which scenarios. We will disccus why "the cloud" is interesting and why you should be migrating now. We will explain why the overhead assocaited with hosting and running your own sites isn't worth it. I will describe several companies who have converted to a fully cloud based infrastructure and how they are benfiting from it. We will also discuss the brand new features being released in Azure (as descrbied here http://www.meetwindowsazure.com/) And I will have some Azure SWAG to give away!! (that's worth the talk alone right?)

San Diego, CA


Past Events

SQL Saturday

Tips to be a better ninja

This was a developer soft skills focused talk. We looked at various tools and tricks to use in your daily development to make you a more effective engineer. I talked about R#, Windows Home Server, OneNote, Live Mesh etc..

San Diego, CA

.NET UI Developers SIG

Expression Blend 101

This talk gave attendees a walk-through of the Expression Blend tool. We covered all the basics to help attendees become productive in Blend. At the end of this session they felt comfortable with the Blend IDE and were able to find their way around and become productive using Blend

San Diego, CA

So Cal Rock and Roll Code Camp

.NET running on Linux

Focused on the Mono runtime and how to expand .NET reach into the linux world. Also discussed options for running hosted .NET application in the Amazon cloud. Showed how to get a basic VM up and running with Mono and how to develop your first hello world application.

San Diego, CA

Expression Blend 101

This talk gave attendees a walk-through of the Expression Blend tool. We covered all the basics to help attendees become productive in Blend. At the end of this session they felt comfortable with the Blend IDE and were able to find their way around and become productive using Blend

San Diego, CA

Tips to be a better ninja

This was a developer soft skills focused talk. We looked at various tools and tricks to use in your daily development to make you a more effective engineer. I talked about R#, Windows Home Server, OneNote, Live Mesh etc..

San Diego, CA

Visual Studio 2010 Launch Event

I attended the local VS2010 launch event as a local C# expert. I provided an overview of some of the features of VS2010 I like and facilitated a question and answer session for anything .NET 4.0 or VS2010 related

San Diego CA

San Diego .NET Developers group

.NET Fundamentals: How Not to Suck at a Technical Interview

This talk offers useful insight into what companies look for in developers and what potential candidates can do to improve their interview process.

San Diego CA

So Cal Rock and Roll Code Camp

How to not suck at a technical interview

Topic focused on improving developer soft skills and sharing what qualities companies look for when hiring .NET developers.

San Diego CA

Expression Blend 101

This talk gave attendees a walk-through of the Expression Blend tool. We covered all the basics to help attendees become productive in Blend. At the end of this session they felt comfortable with the Blend IDE and were able to find their way around and become productive using Blend

Los Angeles, CA

XAML Roundtable Discussion

The format of this talk was open to allow attendees to ask any questions they had about XAML, WPF or Silverlight.

Los Angeles, CA