Why Do I Speak?

13. January 2017 Conference 2
This week I’ve been at Codemash in Sandusky, OH. It’s a conference I had heard of but never attended. In 2016, I decided I was going to start submitting to different conferences, ones slightly outside of my region, and Codemash fit that bill.  It has been a great experience. Last night, I talked to a ...

Impressions From My First ElixirConf

02. September 2016 Conference, Elixir 1
I spent the past 3 days in Orlando at Elixir & Phoenix Conference 2016.  I first learned of Elixir a little bit more than a year ago. I read some docs but not much more than that.  I remember telling people at Dev Workshop Indy that they should keep their ears out for it, because it’s ...

My Weekend in Indy

26. September 2015 Conference 0
This weekend I had the opportunity to speak at Dev Workshop in Indy. It was only the second time I spent any time in Indy. The first was when I came to the Chiefs playoff game in 2006. Since it was the Chiefs and the Colts, it didn’t go in my favor (but at least ...

Why TypeScript?

21. March 2015 Conference 0
This weekend I watched a talk about TypeScript at Nebraska.Code().  The presenter seemed to have a good grasp of TypeScript and was a good presenter.  Sadly, that combination doesn’t always happen. One thing I was glad about, was that he put up a picture like this: I immediately thought, “This is going to be good!” ...

“What did you learn at the conference?”

17. November 2014 Conference 0
This past weekend, I spoke at St. Louis Days of .NET. It was my second time attending and also my second time speaking there. It’s a great conference. I enjoy the location and the people.  The drive isn’t always fun, but this year my wife & kids came along, so that was nice. As we ...