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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Before it's too late

There are many life events when people are paid tribute. Job changes. Relocations. Tragedies. Deaths. Without a doubt, honoring people at these times is touching and needed. I’m starting to question, “Why don’t we voice our appreciation, at least more often, before these significant events happen?” The more...

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Community Spotlight: Cory House

Perhaps you've seen one of Cory's Pluralsight courses. Or, sat in one of his talks. Perhaps you've run across his react-slingshot React + Redux starter kit. You might be thinking, "This guy seems really nice. I wonder if he's this nice in 'real life'?" I've had the pleasure of crossing paths...

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