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AJI Report #20 | Devin Rader On Usability and REST
Devin is one of our great friends from days of ole'. Devin was a great community leader in St. Louis .NET space. The then moved to New Jersey to work at Infragistics where he was a huge asset for the .NET and Usability communities. He is now at Twilio as an evangelist and you will see him pretty much at every cool conference promoting Twilio and educating the masses. In this show, we talk about what Usability is and how developers can understanding what the how to solve problems with usability and ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 9:01 AM

AJI Report #19 | Scott K Davis and his son Tommy on Gamification and Programming for Kids
We are very excited about this show. John and Jeff sat down with Scott Davis and his son Tommy to talk about Gamification and Programming for Kids. Tommy is nine years old and the Iowa Code Camp was his second time presenting. Scott and Tommy introduce a package called Scratch that was developed by MIT to teach kids about logic and interacting with programming using sprites. Tommy's favorite experience with programming right now is Lego Mindstorms because of the interaction with the Legos and the ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 1:53 PM

AJI Report #18 | Patrick Delancy On Code Smells and Anti-Patterns
Patrick Delancy, the first person we interviewed on the AJI Report, is joining us again for Episode 18. This time around Patrick explains what Code Smells and Anti-patterns are and how developers can learn from these issues in their code. Patrick takes the approach of addressing your code in his presentations instead of pointing fingers at others. We spend a lot of time talking about how to address a developer with bad practices in place that would show up on the radar as a Code Smell or Anti-Pattern ......

Posted On Friday, November 9, 2012 8:16 AM

AJI Report #17 | Javier Lozano on Cloud Development and ASP.NET
Javier Lozano opens up the conversation with John and Jeff about the importance of web applications in the cloud and we walk through some options for enterprise developers to consume today. Javier has been an ASP.NET MVP and ASP.NET Insider for years and is a great resource in the Midwest when it comes to ASP.NET. Javier is one of organizers of the ASP.NET conference, aspConf. Listen to the Show Site: Conference: aspConf Twitter: @jglozano ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 1:18 PM

AJI Report #16 | Jason Bock on Windows Runtime and Metaprogramming
This episode we sit down with Jason Bock to talk about Windows Runtime and his upcoming book on Metaprogramming. Jason has been a consultant at Magenic for the past 11 years. In this show, Jason walks us through how to get started with Windows RT and talks about what the experience is like deploying to the Windows Store. We get into the new frontier of device development and the restrictions that are in place to protect the users and other applications. Towards the end of the show we start talking ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 1:50 PM

AJI Report #15 | Zac Harlan Talks About Iowa Code Camp
We sit down with Zac Harlen and talk about Iowa Code Camp, what makes up a Code Camp, and how to start your own Code Camp. Zac has been a part of the leadership team for a few years for Iowa Code Camp and is the Development Manager for JP Cycles. We also get into what it takes to speak at a Code Camp if you are interested in growing beyond the user group as a speaker. Listen to the Show Site: LinkedIn Profile Blog: Zac Harlan Twitter: @ZacHarlan ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 8:04 AM

AJI Report #14 | Brian Lagunas on XAML and Windows 8
We sat down with Brian at the Iowa Code Camp to talk about his sessions, WPF, Application Design, and what Infragistics has to offer developers. Infragistics is a huge supporter of regional events like Iowa Code Camp and we want to thank them for their support of the Midwest region. Brian is a sharp guy and it was great to meet him and learn more about what makes him tick. Brian Lagunas is an INETA Community Speaker, co-leader of the Boise .Net Developers User Group (NETDUG), and original author ......

Posted On Friday, November 2, 2012 11:54 AM

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