Upcoming Events: Self.Conference

I’m glad that I was selected to speak at self.conference, coming to Detroit this May. 

The speakers and sessions are a strong mix of the technical community in this area. In addition to quite a few local speakers, other super smart folks from the midwest are apeaking.

I’ll be speaking about TypeScript, introducing web developers to this new language. I really enjoy working with TypeScript. It’s very much like working with JavaScript, except that I feel much more productive. I get more done in much less time.

I also want to point out Tony Surma’s talk on “Apps that work when nothing else does.” Tony is a fellow board member for Humanitarian Toolbox, a charitable organization that creates Open Source applications for disaster relief. I’m the president and a board member as well. We’d love to have your help developing these applications. And, as you’ll learn from Tony’s talk, there’s a lot of software product skills you’ll learn developing apps that have to run in a disaster zone.

Self.Conference promises to be a great, great event. Go to http://selfconference.org/ and register today.  See you in May.

Created: 4/10/2014 12:54:59 PM

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I create content for .NET Core. My work appears in the .NET Core documentation site. I'm primarily responsible for the section that will help you learn C#.

All of these projects are Open Source (using the Creative Commons license for content, and the MIT license for code). If you would like to contribute, visit our GitHub Repository. Or, if you have questions, comments, or ideas for improvement, please create an issue for us.

I'm also the president of Humanitarian Toolbox. We build Open Source software that supports Humanitarian Disaster Relief efforts. We'd appreciate any help you can give to our projects. Look at our GitHub home page to see a list of our current projects. See what interests you, and dive in.

Or, if you have a group of volunteers, talk to us about hosting a codeathon event.