Austin CodeCamp ‘09: Quite Possibly Better than Bacon

You should go to Austin CodeCamp ‘09.

That’s a pretty sensationalistic title, I’ll give you that. I’m very serious though, Austin CodeCamp ‘09 may actually prove to be better than bacon and even — yes, I’m going all the way here – cookie dough ice cream!  LosTechies’ very own Eric Hexter and John Teague have put in some late nights getting this shindig together (and possibly other people – leave a comment please if you were involved, don’t be shy!) and they’ve done a bang-up job.

LosTechies will be there in force

The Fraternity of the Donkey (or, in the future, the Universal Order of the Donkey should we ever manage to convince a blogger of the female variety to post here) had the idea that many of us would pitch in and do a bunch of CodeCamp sessions.

Many of us love the Central Texas region (specifically Austin and San Antonio) and we love ADNUG and Austin CodeCamp. We wish to see these things continue in the future, so we’re going to present as much as we can. 

You can see here that there is quite an illustrious list of available sessions.  Eric Hexter has posted the results of the voting and it looks like we’re going to have really good turnout.

Check out what the Los Techies crew has in store for you at the end of May:

  • Sneak peek at C# 4.0 – Jimmy Bogard (1 hour)
  • Git for people – Joe Ocampo (1 hour)
  • Project Automation – Learn about Build and Deployment Automation – Eric Hexter (2 hours)
  • S.O.L.I.D. Software Development: Achieving Object Oriented Principles, One Step At A Time – Derick Bailey (2 hours)
  • Designing Views in ASP.NET MVC – Jimmy Bogard (1 hour)
  • Put your MVC Views in Hyperdrive with T4 Templates – Eric Hexter (1 hour)
  • Search Enabling Applications with Lucene.NET  – Ray Houston (2 hours)
  • Test Driven JavaScript – John Teague (2 hours)
  • Introduction to FubuMVC – Chad Myers (2 hours)
  • Introduction to Scrumban – Joe Ocampo (2 hours)
  • Enterprise Architecture Patterns: Presentation, Business Logic, and Persistence – John Teague and Chad Myers (2 hours)
  • Decoupling Workflow From Forms With An Application Controller And IoC Container – Derick Bailey (2 hours)

Twenty Hours!

I dunno about you, but all of these presentations look like awesome presentations in their own right, but coupled together, they present a mighty, unstoppable force of knowledge enhancement!  No? Too much?  Ok, how ‘bout this:  Unless my math is wrong, that’s TWENTY (20, ONE SCORE) information-packed hours presented by experienced, leaders in the industry.

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    About Chad Myers

    Chad Myers is the Director of Development for Dovetail Software, in Austin, TX, where he leads a premiere software team building complex enterprise software products. Chad is a .NET software developer specializing in enterprise software designs and architectures. He has over 12 years of software development experience and a proven track record of Agile, test-driven project leadership using both Microsoft and open source tools. He is a community leader who speaks at the Austin .NET User's Group, the ADNUG Code Camp, and participates in various development communities and open source projects.
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    • aleris

      Any chance to record the presentations for the unlucky of us on the other side of the globe? :)

    • Martin

      Very interesting subjects! Would be great if it was recorded! :)

    • Tim Hardy

      I’d like to second the request to at least record audio for the sessions to go along with the slides. My biggest beef right now is the fact that there are so many simultaneous sessions that I am very interested in. Without the audio, slides aren’t that valuable. If this can be done, it will greatly increase the value of the conference.