Speaker Spotlight: Caleb Jenkins (10 Practices Every Developer Should Do Now)
Caleb Jenkins is a long time DFW community leader and former Microsoft Developer Evangelist Caleb is well known for his engaging speaking style, depth of knowledge and creative energy. As a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer, Certified Trainer and .Net Architect Caleb has helped to design and implement enterprise .Net solutions for some of the largest companies in the world; Six Flags, Countrywide Mortgage, American Airlines, CGI-AMS, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group and Sunoco Inc.You may also recognize Caleb from his previous work with Improving Enterprises, or from his work as an active national speaker for the International .NET Association (INETA), a Microsoft MVP for ASP.NET, a Certified Scrum Master. He’s worked as a technical editor for Wrox Press, and was recently a featured presenter on xTrain and Adobe.TV. Caleb is also the host, cameraman and editor for CommunityCast.wordpress.com. He lives in the Dallas area where he continues to date his beautiful wife and busy himself playing Candy Land, Xbox 360 with his four incredible children. Occasionally he writes curriculum, speak at conferences, and write code for silly things like Twitter applications. Eventually he’ll post some of the gazillion interviews that he’s recorded on CommunityCast TV or blog more at http://developingUX.com.
Session Talk: 10 Practices Every Developer Should Start Doing Right Now
Based on Caleb’s popular blog series, these are the 10 things that if you or your company starting doing today, it would drastically change the way that you write and deliver software! In no particular order, Caleb’s quick hits include: Object Oriented Principals, SOLID Coding, Security Concerns, Software Patterns, Automated Testing, Source Control – Branching and Merging Strategies, Continuous Integration, Agile | Scrum | XP | Lean, Team Dynamics, Continually Learning. Your head will be spinning after hearing Caleb’s Top 10 quick hits.
Some Other Things About Caleb Jenkins
Caleb brings alot of passion and energy to everything that he does. He is comfortable talking about movies, code, music, books, and more. He loves cameras, too.