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Chicago Code Camp 2015

Great turnout this year at the Chicago Code Camp. I saw a few familiar people and met some interesting new people as well. My presentation was going well right up to the point of where my wireless connection within the room dropped like a rock. Other people offered their remote hotspots but alas, it wasn’t meant to be. So no useful demo which sucks. This is the second time it’s happened so I should take some of the blame. From now on, for demos I’ll Continue reading →

Chicago Code Camp 2015 – Octopus Ahoy!

I’ll be talking about Octopus Deploy at this year’s Chicago Code Camp on Saturday, April 18th at the Illinois Institute of Technology (starts at 8a to 5p). You can view all sessions here. I attended last year’s camp and it was really great. Lots of interesting speakers and topics. I’ll be doing an intro to Octopus Deploy session (surprise, surprise). I always try to add new things that I’ve learned about Octopus for each presentation and I try not to regurgitate everything that I’ve done before. There’s a lot Continue reading →

Chicago Code Camp 2014 Recap

Today, I went to the Chicago Code Camp in Grayslake, IL. It was a good time. I attended four (out of five) sessions as Dave Girard was kind enough to get me started on a BizSpark subscription. Daniel Laughlan had a great session on blending web servers with local services using OWIN and Katana. I’ve had the references for OWIN in my Visual Studio projects (it comes with by default in MVC5) and I had not investigated further on what value it provides.  I’ll have to explore Continue reading →