Community Spotlight: Carl Franklin

This guy. THIS guy. Carl has been one of my heroes since way back in the day of "Carl & Gary's Visual Basic Home Page." This long-gone-but-not-forgotten website was one of my go-to sources for helping me master Visual Basic. Of course, there's the long-running and much-downloaded .NET Rocks! podcast....

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Community Spotlight: Bryan Hunter

Bryan Hunter is the quintessential community champion. Everywhere he goes, he is cheerfully spreading the good news of functional programming and other technology he believes will benefit all developers. Community Impact Just a sample... Founder and facilitator of the NashFP Meetup (Nashville Functional Programming) since 2012. This group meets as...

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Community Spotlight: David Giard

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you David Giard, the hardest working man in developer relations! Like Visa, he is everywhere you want to be. David is not only one of my speaker heroes, he is a mentor and inspiration. Every encounter with David I've walked away feeling blessed. His...

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Community Spotlight: Jeremy Clark

Self-titled "Developer Betterer," Jeremy Clark's personal mission is to help developers. This passion manifests itself it many ways. He has an excellent set of courses he's created for Pluralsight, speaks at conferences all over the place, and regularly blogs about things he's learning at jeremybytes.com. But, it doesn't stop...

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Community Spotlight: Gaines Kergosien

In my opinion, Gaines is a community hero. He's not only been involved in the Nashville software development community, he's also been a volunteer firefighter since 2013. Beginning in 2008, he has faithfully served the Nashville .NET User Group in every type of role, always eager to help in any...

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Community Spotlight: Jim Holmes

It's my privilege to know Jim Holmes. He's one of my heroes. I owe Jim many, many thanks for the positive impact he's made on my career and personal life. I first met Jim when we worked at Telligent, around 2008. He took on the monumental task of software quality...

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