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What Developers Should Care About in 2013!

Episode #833 Tuesday, January 1, 2013

At the inaugural DevIntersection conference in Las Vegas, Carl and Richard hosted a panel to discuss what developers should care about in 2013. The panel of Scott Allen, Kate Gregory, Michele Leroux Bustamante and Woody Pewitt covered a huge spectrum of topics, including web development, client development on multiple platforms, cloud technologies and mobile development. Did we cover everything? Write comments below!


Scott Allen

K. Scott Allen is the founder of OdeToCode LLC and a software consultant who lives near Baltimore, MD. Scott has 18 years of commercial software development experience across a wide range of technologies. He has delivered software products for embedded devices, Windows desktop, web, and mobile platforms. He has developed web services for Fortune 50 companies and firmware for startups. Scott is also a speaker at international conferences, the co‚Äďauthor of Professional ASP.NET MVC 3, and he delivers classroom training and mentoring to companies around the world.

Michèle Leroux Bustamante

Michele Leroux Bustamante is a founder and CIO of Solliance (solliance.net), founder of Policy Server, a Microsoft Regional Director and Microsoft Azure MVP. Michele has years of experience in many fields including software architecture and design, identity and access management, cloud computing technologies, security and compliance, and DevOps.

Kate Gregory

Kate Gregory has been using C++ since before Microsoft had a C++ compiler, and has been paid to program since 1979. She loves C++ and believes that software should make our lives easier. That includes making the lives of developers easier! She'll stay up late arguing about deterministic destruction or how C++ 11, 14, and 17 are not the C++ you remember. She has helped thousands of developers to be better at what they do. Kate is a Microsoft Regional Director, a Visual C++ MVP, an Imagine Cup judge and mentor, and an active contributor to StackOverflow and other StackExchange sites. She develops courses for Pluralsight, primarily on C++ and Visual Studio. Since 2014 she has been a speaker and Open Content Chair for CppCon, the largest C++ conference ever held.

Woody Pewitt

Woody Pewitt has held about every job related to software development - from developer, product manager, to director, and many more in between. What he really enjoys is using cutting edge technologies to make software that wows users, and then sharing the story of how it was built. Woody works as an Developer Advocate at Telerik, an agile international software company, which builds tools for software developers and development teams, including Icenium, a cross-platform mobile development tool.

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