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Thank you to everyone who came out to my sessions at the NYC Code Camp. I had an awesome time and I hope that you did too. If you’re looking for resources and/or slide decks, you’ve come to the right place. Testable JavaScript QUnit JavaScript Koans Jasmine Jasmine-jQuery Mocha Chai The slide deck for Testable […]

I’ll be in Saint Louis, MO in mid-July to speak at the local Ruby and JavaScript user groups. St. Louis Ruby User Group Wednesday, July 18, 2012 @ 6:30pm The Able Few LLC (2603 Cherokee Street, Saint Louis, MO) TDD/BDD with RSpec and Cucumber RSpec and Cucumber are the bread and butter of Ruby development. […]

Prairie Dev Con was a blast. Great job by D’Arcy on organizing the conference. Thank you to everyone who attended my sessions and especially those who asked questions. I also enjoyed catching up with many of my friends who showed up, even if I was only able to speak to some of the briefly. (It […]

A few months ago, my friend, D’Arcy Lussier, and I had the following conversation: D’Arcy: Want to speak at a developer conference? Me: Sure. Sounds awesome! D’Arcy: It’ll be in Regina, Saskatchewan. Me: Sweet! D’Arcy: It’ll be in June. Me: Where do I sign up!?! All joking aside, D’Arcy is putting together what looks to […]

DevTeach is heading back to Toronto in a few weeks (March 8-12, 2010)and you’ll get a bigger dose of awesome than ever before. We’ve got a fantastic line-up of top-notch, internationally renowned speakers. 6 tracks covering Agile, Web, Windows, Silverlight, Architecture, and SharePoint. A metric ton of sessions. (I’m both the Agile and Web Track […]

DevTeach is my favourite conference of the year and it’s happening again in Vancouver on June 8-12, 2009. No, it’s not my favourite conference because I’m one of the Tech Chairs. It’s the other way around. I’m a Tech Chair because DevTeach is my favourite conference. For the curious, Tech Chairs do not receive an […]

Joey Devilla (aka The Accordian Guy) from Microsoft’s Toronto office started Coffee and Code a few weeks ago in Toronto and John Bristowe is bringing the experience to Calgary. When John contacted me about the event, I thought to myself, “I like coffee. I like code. I want to be involved!” (Heck, I would order […]

ALT.NET Canada kicked off last night and was great fun. Bil has some initial coverage here complete with video. Mo Khan discusses his take on the fishbowl topic, “Why are fundamentals important?” I wanted to take a few paragraphs and give my two cents on the topic. The fishbowl last night got too hung up […]

What better way to celebrate Canada Day than to announce that registration is now open for the ALT.NET Canada Open Spaces? The event is happening in Calgary, Alberta on August 15 to 17, 2008 at the University of Calgary‘s MacEwan Conference Centre. ALT.NET is not about being alternative, but about considering alternatives and choosing the […]

Another DevTeach has come and gone. I had an awesome time. I enjoyed hanging out with old friends and meeting some new ones. I saw a lot of great sessions, but the best part, as always, is the hallway and bar conversations. (No, I still haven’t quite figured out Metastones, even after playing for hours.) […]