This is the list of presenters from Code Camp Fullerton VII that was held on the weekend of 1/28/2012

We hope you enjoyed this Code Camp and will join us for the next one.


Aaron Stannard

Former Microsoftie; Startup Founder
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Introduction to Node.JS
Building ExpressJS Apps on Windows Azure

Adnan Masood

Adnan Masood works as a Sr. Software Engineer / Tech. Lead in a Monrovia-based financial institution where he builds SOA-based enterprise applications using Microsoft .NET Framework. He is a regular speaker to technical conferences and code camps, is attributed and published in print media and on the web, and holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science. Adnan is actively pursuing his doctoral degree in Machine Learning and is highly involved in the .NET community as co-founder of the San Gabriel Valley .NET Developers group. He holds various technical certifications including MCPD.NET, MCSD.NET, and SCJP-II and is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). His blog can be found at and he can be reached via email at adnanmasood at

Practical AppFabric Caching and Session Management

Alex Funkhouser

Alex Funkhouser was CEO of his first company at the age of five, when he sold his father's organically grown vegetables door to door. In 1980, he wrote his first lines of code on a TRS-80. At 15, he bought a 1966 Ford Mustang GT with the funds from his second company, a lawn-care business. In 2005, Funkhouser opened his fifth business, Sherlock Technology Staffing & Recruiting, opening up international recruitment call centers across the world to help companies around the globe. Funkhouser is a headlining speaker throughout South Florida and has moderated international forums such as the Staffing Industry Executive Forum. His companies have consulted with many top international companies, including local heavy weights Carnival Corp., Office Depot and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. From college to present, Funkhouser has consistently won awards for his entrepreneurial leanings, including "Entrepreneur of the Year, State of Missouri". He was awarded the “Beauty and the Beast award by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for contributions to the community and the foundation. He serves as Chairman of Business Advisory Board of the Academy of Information Technology in Miami-Dade County school system, part of the National Academy Foundation Mr. Funkhouser earned an International MBA from Nyenrode University, The Netherlands School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Washington University. Mr. Funkhouser is fluent in Spanish, and speaks some Dutch. Mr. Funkhouser's current goal is to build this fifth company to become a highly attractive candidate for corporate acquisition. As a partner in The Silverlight Group, his sixth company, Mr. Funkhouser teams with Mr. David Silverlight to deliver cutting edge Microsoft Silverlight products, consulting, and education. Regarding Mr. Funkhouser's business philosophy, he believes in: “Knowing who is best at what, and knowing who needs the best!” 305-458-5579 Specialties I.T. Staffing and Recruiting, Community Building, Leadership, Consulting, Project Development, International Call Centers; South Florida, San Jose CR, and Amsterdam cultural appreciation.
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For Love or Money, Your IT Career

Alice Pang

Alice grew up in Louisiana and came out to sunny California after high school to attend Stanford University, where she received her B.S. in Electrical Engineering with a Software concentration. She then moved across the bay to get her M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research and Management of Technology certificate through the Haas School of Business and College of Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley. While at Stanford and Berkeley, she was heavily involved in various dance groups and enjoyed organizing networking, mentoring, and community outreach events for the Society of Women Engineers. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, discovering new places to eat, rock climbing, and sharing Louisiana and Chinese culture with people. As a Microsoft Developer Evangelist in southern California, she focuses on Visual Studio LightSwitch, WebMatrix, and Windows Azure.;
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Build a WordPress Blog and Photo Gallery Site in 60 Minutes!

Alline Oliveira

Alline Oliveira Watkins is a Computer Programmer at University of California at San Diego (UCSD). She is being working hard for 2 years with Google Web Toolkit (GWT) and more than 10 years with JAVA programming. Alline is also a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) by Scrum Alliance; and an Agile Specialist at University of California, San Diego. > In the last 20 years, she has worked in various jobs including System Analyst at Tata Consultancy Services, a CMM Level 5 company from India; Alline graduated with a degree in Computer Science from the University of Brasília, Brazil. @allineo: brazilian scrummaster, agile experimenter & senior java programmer
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User Driven Development

Anand Raja

Anand has more than 15 years of software design and development experience - with an emphasis on Microsoft Technologies. Prior to taking on his current role of Solutions Engineer with Infragistics, he consulted as an Enterprise Architect for companies such as Warner Brothers, Costco and Scantron. Anand currently holds the following technical certifications: Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MSCD); Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE); Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA); Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD); and Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP).
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MVVM Distilled

Art Villa

Arthur P. Villa of Breakthrough Business Solutions ( has been providing technical solutions for twenty years for companies in both the private and public sectors. Art’s most recent technology focus has been business development project team build-out. Art is currently involved with several software start-up ventures. Art plays a leadership role in the Southern California Developer Community as key organizer of the LA C# and SoCal .NET Developer Groups. Art is also a key organizer of the LA Code Camp. Art’s interest in world events increased after the birth of his two young children (2005 and 2007). Art’s world view evolution took him from confusion to common-sense advocate to frustration to seeker of truth and ultimately to the mindset that while there are control systems holding us back as a society, that an awakening is occurring that is ushering in the Next Renaissance. It was during the “common-sense advocate” phase in 2008/2009 that Art did several Code Camp sessions on The FairTax. One interesting and fun project that Art is involved with is with a friend writing a script for a political action thriller that is intended to be both highly entertaining and educational. When not working on projects, software developer events, and script-writing, Art enjoys spending time with his family, weekly beach volleyball, stand-up paddle-boarding, and traveling. You can learn more about what Art is involved with at
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Law of Attraction for Developers – The secret behind “The Secret” and "Think and Grow Rich"
A discussion of the movie "Thrive - What On Earth Will It Take"

Ben Aminnia

Ben Aminnia is a database architect and .NET developer at Pointer Corporation with over 20 years of experience developing database systems as well as managing a team of SQL Server developers and DBAs. He's also the president of Los Angeles SQL Server Professionals Group and and the architect of Virtual Information Portal (VIP) System

SQL Server 2012 - A Journey through the Landscape of New Features

Mark Bosley

Mark Bosley is an independent consultant with over 10 years of experience with .NET. Current focus is Silverlight, Azure, and WinRT. He holds the following certifications:MCT, MCSD.NET,MCPD:Windows Developer,and MCPD:Web Developer.

Fundamentals of Metro style applications
Plug your Metro App into the world

Bryan Cimo

Bryan Cimo is a professional iOS developer, making apps for iOS since early 2009.
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Beginning iPhone and iPad development

Barry Stahl

Barry is a .NET Software Engineer who has been creating business solutions for enterprise customers for more than 30 years. Barry is also an Election Integrity Activist, baseball and hockey fan, husband of one genius and father of another, and a 30+ year resident of Phoenix Arizona. When Barry is not traveling around the world to speak at Conferences, Code Camps and User Groups or to participate in GiveCamps, he spends his days building integrated, intelligent systems for enterprise customers and his nights thinking about the next AZGiveCamp, an annual event where software developers come together to build websites and apps for some great non-profit organizations. You can follow Barry on Twitter @bsstahl or read his blog at
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.NET TDD Kickstart

Bret Stateham

I am Microsoft Developer Evangelist based in San Diego. I have been working with Microsoft technologies since 1992 and speaking about Microsoft server platforms since 1998. You can learn more about me via my blog at, or follow @BretStateham on twitter.

Windows Phone XNA Games - An Introduction
Getting Started with Windows Azure

Ben Dornis

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Routing with Asp.Net Routing


CEO / President of StandOUT Global, the technology provider for Asian-US Business Summit & Expo. Background: J2EE DEVELOPER SINCE 1996. SELF-EMPLOYED IN 1997. INCORPORATED IN 2001. GOVT SUB-CONTRACTOR SINCE 2003. 2008 began summer internships for unemployed programmers needing to make the shift into innovative technologies.

From Codemonkey to CEO: Part 2) Innovation Literacy
From Codemonkey to CEO: Part 1) Leadership 101

Craig Jones

Craig Jones is a Java developer and Scrum coach working independently in Orange County, CA. He maintains a blog called Craig can be reached via e-mail at or by phone at (714) 955-4025.
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Groovy and Groovy++, In Case You're Curious

Chris Lucian

Passionate developer who has plenty of experience with Android App development, Asp.Net MVC and Agile development practices. Twitter: @DeadlyApps Blog:

Game Development for fun and keeping thousands of users happy with one developer (or small team)

Daniel Marashlian

Daniel has specialized his career in leading/creating the technology for successful startups and enterprises. Daniel is the co-founder and CTO of Portfolium, where they're connecting learning with opportunity. Former CTO and creator of TweetPhoto which supports a giant piece of the photo sharing ecosystem on Twitter. "When people ask me what I do, I always say, everything it takes to run a top website in the world."
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So you think you have an idea...

Danny Warren

Danny is a Senior Software Engineer at InterKnowlogy in Carlsbad, CA. Danny began acquiring his expertise in software engineering at Neumont University in Salt Lake City, Utah where he graduated with a BSCS. Danny’s passion for technology has led him throughout the Microsoft Stack including .NET, C#, XAML, and F#. Danny has an expertise in NUI (The Natural User Interface) having built numerous multi-touch and gesture based interfaces for software applications across a broad spectrum of devices. Currently his passion includes building Metro/WinRT Applications for Windows 8 driven by gesture based interface with the Microsoft Kinect. Danny is a Nokia Champion, Microsoft Certified Professional Developer in .NET 4, and a Microsoft MVP for Client Development. When not building beautiful software, Danny is an outdoorsman and family man. He loves to camp, hike and mountain bike. Follow him on twitter @dannydwarren
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Windows Live SDK for Windows Phone 7

Takeshi Eto

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Q&A with ASP.NET Web Hosting Provider, DiscountASP.NET

Don Wagner

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ITIL v3 for Developers

David McCarter

David McCarter is a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional), and developer, architect, consultant, professional code reviewer and interviewer in San Diego, California. He is the editor-in-chief of a web site dedicated to helping software engineers in all aspects of programming since 1994. David has written for programming magazines and has published many books including "David McCarter's .NET Coding Standards" available at: He is one of the founders and directors of the San Diego .NET Developers Group ( for 20 years. In 2008 David won the INETA Community Excellence Award for his involvement in the .NET community. David is also an inventor of a software printing system that was approved by the US Patient Office in May 2008. His Microsoft MVP profile is located at:
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Geeks Anonymous
How To Survive The Technical Interview
.NET Coding Standards For The Real World

David Pallmann

David Pallmann is a Windows Azure MVP and author of The Windows Azure Handbook. He is General Manager of Custom Application Development for Neudesic, a Microsoft national consulting partner. David's blog is at (past persentations can be viewed there).

Mobile & Global with HTML5, MVC and Windows Azure

Dustin Davis

Microsoft MVP, Code mercenary, PluralSight author, producer of c0deporn.
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Code Generation with T4
Regular Expressions

John Bowen

John Bowen is a Lead Software Engineer with InterKnowlogy. In this role he both develops software and provides technical leadership for large scale projects with larger teams, usually in the areas of WPF, Silverlight and Surface. These include projects which have been the subject of Microsoft case studies and received awards for technology innovation. John is also a Microsoft MVP for Client Application Development and provides training for both clients and at community and Microsoft sponsored events across the U.S. John has been writing software since majoring in computer science at the University of Southern California and at Boston University where he graduated in 2001.

The future of XAML for XAML developers
Easy Async with .NET 4.5

Gary Hoffman

I've worked as a developer, dev team manager on teams as large as 35 developers, solution architect, and enterprise architect for a major airline. Currently taking some time off for personal projects, getting rich quick, and generally having fun.
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Hacking Your Memory: Learn Faster and Be Smarter

Hattan Shobokshi

Hattan Shobokshi is a software developer & technical speaker . Hattan is responsible for developing applications on a variety of platforms including web and mobile devices. He is passionate about delivering scalable applications that adhere to industry best practices. He is Vice President of the Los Angeles .NET user group as well as a member of the organizing committee for SoCal Code Camp. He regularly presents at local user groups and code camps. Hattan is also one of the founding members and organizers of JavaScript Saturday Los Angeles.
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Advanced ASP.NET MVC : The Model Binder
JavaScript MVVM with Knockout JS
ASP.NET MVC3 Tools, Tips and Tricks

Henry Lee

Currently, Henry Lee is working for providing consulting services as a Principal Architect focusing on working closely with the executives (CEO, CIO, CTO, SVP) from the enterprise fortune 500 companies. He provides critical technical solutions that can help and improve business processes.
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Make Millions Developing Windows Phone

John Kuhn

John Kuhn is a Senior Software Engineer and Project Manager at PDSA, Inc., where he works with a diverse portfolio of clients to develop solutions for e-commerce, content management, data migration, business intelligence and business process automation. He has more than nineteen years experience as a developer, working in bio-technology, healthcare and consulting, with experience in project management, software design & architecture, enterprise application integration and business intelligence. John is the author of Developer’s Guide to SQL Reporting Services 2005 (ASIN # 0979374855) and has spoken at several user groups and code camp events in Southern California. He has been developing business and reporting solutions on Microsoft platforms since 1992, and started working with .NET when it was released in 2002. He has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a certificate in Information Technology Management from University of California, Irvine Extension, and is a Microsoft Certified Application Developer for .NET.
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Choosing Between ASP.NET Web Forms and ASP.NET MVC
Effective Patterns for Business Rules and Validation

Jonathan LeBlanc

Jonathan LeBlanc is a principal technology evangelist, Emmy award winning software engineer, and author of the O'Reilly book "Programming Social Applications". Specializing in open source initiatives around the implementation of social engagement services, Jonathan works with and promotes emerging technologies to aid in the adoption and utilization of new social development techniques, such as his work on the OpenSocial foundation board. As a software engineer, Jonathan works extensively with social interaction development on the web, engaging in new methods for targeting the social footprint of users to drive the ideal of an open web.

Building an Open Source Commerce Identity System with PayPal Access

Jeffrey Peacock

Jeffrey Peacock is the UC Irvine instructor for "Application Development for Android Devices" and "Advanced Android Application Development" He's also an independent contractor developing enterprise Android applications for a variety of clients. For over 25-years he's worked in a variety of technology spaces including 10+ years developing mobile applications for e-commerce, security, medical, and advertising/entertainment/media. Past lives include e-commerce/web development; medical applications; interactive cable TV; Hierarchical Storage Management; and even Unix System Development for Bell Labs. He's the founder of the Orange County Embedded Java Users Group (c. 2006), and an author/contributor of open source embedded and micro-edition Java libraries. He's been working with Android since it's release and was a participant in the Android Developer Challenge.

Αndroid -- 101
Αndroid & Cosmic Rays

Jeremy Clark

Jeremy Clark makes developers better. By drawing on over 15 years of experience in application development, he helps developers take a step up in their skillset with a focus on making complex topics approachable regardless of skill level. He is a Microsoft MVP for Visual C#, and he has authored seven courses for Pluralsight, including "C# Interfaces", a course aimed at giving developers a clear understanding of abstraction. Jeremy lives in Southern California with 2 cats and a banjo. For more information, visit
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Introduction to XAML - Don't Fear the Markup
IEnumerable, ISaveable, IDontGetIt: Understanding .NET Interfaces
Learn the Lingo: Design Patterns
Get Func-Y: Delegates in .NET

Jorge Garifuna

Jorge Garifuna is a Professional Software Developer and Consultant with over 15 years of industry experience. His portfolio of technologies include but are not limited to various programming languages, Web 2.0, a diverse number of Frameworks, countless of databases and the latest and greatest in Mobile for popular platforms such as IOS, Android and BlackBerry, among many. Over the years, Jorge has successfully Designed, Developed and Deployed (DDD) software in the areas of E-Commerce, Project Management, Content Management Systems (CMS), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) to name a few. His technologies have been used by many consumers, employees and businesses. Jorge prides himself as a happy contributor to various Open Source Projects, including the ATK Framework and vTiger CRM to name a few. He has also given various presentations in the topics of: Joomla CMS; ATK Framework; Wordpress; ELGG Social Network Framework; Integration of Linux, Apache, MySQL, SQLite with Mkahawa Cyber Manager and PHP; and Mobile Development for Web, IOS Native and Android Native. Jorge joined LAMPsig over six years ago and is currently serving as the president of this dynamic LAMP community group. More details of Jorge’s professional qualifications can be found at:
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Intro to Mobile Development for Web, IOS & Android Native Apps using PhoneGap & HTML5

Jim Bears

My influences include many speakers here at So Cal Code Camp. Avail yourself of their time. “There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights...”… Smedley Darlington Butler, Major General, USMC, two-time Medal of Honor Recipient. Happy Code Campers!
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SQL Refactoring
Introduction to SQL Test Driven Development (TDD) using Visual Studio 2010.
Introduction to SQL Test Driven Development (TDD) using SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).
Introduction to SQL Unit Testing
SQL Design Patterns
Writing better T-SQL

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WCF RIA with Cache in Health Industry

Kyle Jacobs

Software Consultant with Cynergy Systems

Time to Market: (aka: no, client no cry.) When Brilliant Ideas Need to Make Money

Kevin Kohut

Techie, business man, Agile expert, musician, writer, speaker and all around nice guy! I help businesses and non-technical folks get the best out of technology, while helping developers and other techies excel at their craft.
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Conquering WEB APIs with Soap UI
Agile/Scrum in the "Real World"

Karl Beutner

After finishing a masters degree in Applied Mathematics at UC Davis in 2009 Karl joined the software development team at One Lambda Inc. Now, as part of the Bioinformatics group he designs and develops new, cutting-edge, algorithms and software for the analysis and maintenance of molecular HLA data. His passion and experience in molecular biology coupled with advanced skills in the computational, statistical and computer sciences leave Karl always on the look-out for new and exciting problems and opportunities in the bio-tech industries. Once, when asked, "So Karl, are you a biologist or a computational scientist?" he is said to have simply replied, "Yep".
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Introduction to the XBox Kinect SDK from Microsoft
An Introduction to The Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) in .NET 4 : Part 2 of 2
An Introduction to The Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) in .NET 4 : Part 1 of 2

Ariel Simons

Ariel Levi Simons is a physics teacher and manager of the student research program at the Wildwood school in west Los Angeles. He has a background in cosmic ray research, as well as science education, and is involved in introducing high school students to scientific research through established research groups as well as newer citizen science projects.
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Αndroid & Cosmic Rays

Li Chen

Li Chen, MCSE, MCSD, MCDBA, SCJP, SCDJWS and SCWCD, is a former 4 time Microsoft MVP. He has been a Microsoft certified developer since 1996. He is the developer of compiler and ASP Classic Compiler ( He is currently a software architect with XDimmensional Technologies, Inc., a software and cloud technology company in Orange county.
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It is time to rev up your Javascript skill
Quick and dirty JQuery

Lynn Langit

blog Lynn runs a consulting and training business based about RDBMS and NoSQL technologies. She's written 3 books and several courses on SQL Server. Lynn specializes in SQL Server BI and Cloud-based database technologies. Lynn is co-founder of the 'Teaching Kids Programming' global non profit - more at She teaches for DevelopMentor.
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BI/Big Data Futures - Is it really all about the Cloud?
Getting stated with Google App Engine for Developers

Llewellyn Falco

Llewellyn learned to jump horses in the 7th grade while living in France. Back in states, while studying drafting in high school, he started fire eating, sleight of hand magic, and once rode a unicycle 6 miles. After learning to juggle torches, he joined a acrobatics group in college where he specialized on the trampoline and walking a slack rope. He can calculate the cube root of any perfect cube under 1,000,000 in his head, as well as pick a standard lock. He can rollerblade down a flight of stairs, backwards. Later, he has learned to play the doumbek (a type of drum), to accompaniment a belly dancing girlfriend. Llewellyn studied Tai Chi for 2 years, can throw a knife at 20 feet, and a playing card at 50. He has taught swing dancing, and loves to salsa. He is also an accomplished speed chess player. In the last year, he has been scuba diving over 20 times, become a guitar hero, and broke his personal record of paddle balling over 200 times. Llewellyn attributes his success to the large amount of caffeine he has consumed, and enjoys computer programming in his spare time. He is also a Developmentor Instructor, Agile2010 Speaker, and guest on .Net Rocks!
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Testing Microsoft Technologies - Part1 Winforms, WPF & RDLC reports
Testing Microsoft Technologies - Part2 EF, Asp.Net, Asp.Net MVC

James Counts

I am a .NET CodeMonkey living in San Diego county. Sometimes I have a thought and write it down on my blog: Contrary to popular belief I am not actually 8 years old.
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Debugging and Diagnosing MEF Failures

Mario Hernandez

Mario works for Mediacurrent as a Front-End Developer and Drupal themer. He is also a public speaker living in Los Angeles. Before joining Mediacurrent Mario worked for the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, the largest federal court in the country, as the lead themer and front-end developer. He designed and developed the first responsive website for a federal court. Mario is a volunteer instructor and technology advisor for Teens eXploring Technology (TxT), a non-profit organization in South Los Angeles teaching inner city teens about technology and entrepreneurship. As a public speaker Mario conducts private and community-driven workshops and webinars where he continues to express his passion for design and Drupal. When he’s not theming or conducting training, you can find Mario tweeting about Drupal, CSS, HTML, RWD and more. Twitter: @imariohernandez Web:
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Grid Systems - Picking the right CSS Framework for your website
CSS3 for web designers. Let's design a visually appealing website
Drupal - A hands-on introduction

Marshall Clow

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Writing Generic Code: A case study

Michael Krasowski

Michael is Vice President of Development at PDSA, Inc. and brings over 32 years of Information Technology experience to bear at his position. Prior to joining the PDSA team, Michael was the Director of Information Technology at the Long Beach division of Boeing. He was responsible for all aspects of computing – strategic planning, architecture, application lifecycle, asset management, and outsource management – where he managed a budget of over $90 million dollars and 140+ people. Michael’s responsibilities at PDSA are to manage all projects and personnel while ensuring quality services are delivered on time and on budget to our valued clients. He has been instrumental in defining and executing a solid internal business and engineering process to ensure quality services. Michael also has been an instructor at UCLA and University of California, Irvine's extension program since 1985. He instructs or has instructed the following courses: Microsoft.NET, Advanced Visual Basic, and Relational/Distributed Database Management and Design. Michael holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics and a Master's Degree in Computer Science from UCLA, and has published several articles on database management, SQL Server and Visual Basic. He has also spoken at industry conferences, such as Advisor’s DevCon and Informant Conferences on Microsoft Technologies and best practices.
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Best Practices for Estimating your Projects
Best Practices for Requirements Gathering
Project Manager’s Survival Guide - 24 Things You Need to Know to Survive any Project

Mickey Williams

Mickey Williams is a VP at Neudesic where he leads the Technology Platform Group. He has extensive experience building mission-critical applications on a wide variety of platforms, has authored or co-authored ten books on Windows programming and does not like long bios.

Using Lucene for Full-Text Search in Azure
Windows Azure Design Patterns

Mike Vincent

Mike Vincent is a veteran software entrepreneur and solutions architect based in Orange County, California and Kona, Hawaii. He currently provides clients throughout North America with application lifecycle management training, consultation and Scrum coaching primarily focusing on Microsoft .NET technology. He has been in the software business for over 30 years in addition to marketing management, construction management and structural engineering positions. Actively involved in the user group community since the early 90's, Mike is a past Vice President and Treasurer of INETA Noram. He is a frequent presenter at developer events including Microsoft TechEd and PDC. He is a Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management MVP, Professional Scrum Master, Professional Scrum Product Owner, and Professional Scrum Developer Trainer.
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Top 10 Dysfunctions Using Scrum - Don’t Shoot the Messenger!
Branching and Merging with TFS 2010

Denny Cherry

Denny Cherry has over a decade of experience managing SQL Server, including’s over 175 million user installation, one of the largest in the world. Denny’s areas of technical expertise include system architecture, performance tuning, replication and troubleshooting. Denny uses these skills on a regular basis in his current role as a Sr. Database Administrator at Phreesia. Denny currently holds several Microsoft Certifications related to SQL Server as well as being a Microsoft MVP. Denny is a longtime member of PASS and Quest Software’s Association of SQL Server Experts and has written numerous technical articles on SQL Server management.
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SQL Server Table Indexing for the .NET Developer
SQL Server Table Partitioning from the ground up

Nuri Halperin

Nuri Halperin consults, develops, and teaches software development with passion. He designs and builds systems, websites and line of business applications. He has been getting things done for a variety clients small and large. From founding CTO of to international e-commerce multilingual websites, to social photo sharing - he's been working to meld new ideas and techniques with solid engineering know-how. He is an author for, and provides hands on training for companies and individuals. Nuri is a frequent speaker at tech events. He enjoys interacting with developers and helping people reach that "Aha!" moment. Nuri is a Mongo Master, certified MongoDB DBA and Developer, and the inaugural recipient of MongoDB's William Zola Outstanding Contributor Award.
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.NET Reflection in Practice: What Every .NET Developer Should Know
.NET Multithreading in Practice: Eight Advanced Gems
NoSql for beginners - Part 1
NoSql for beginners - Part 2
Driving Electric - An all electric car info session

Oleksiy Tereshchenko

Oleksiy Tereshchenko is a Principal Consultant with Neudesic in Connected Systems Practice. In the past 10 years Oleksiy designed solutions for Aerospace, Banking, Entertainment, Investment, Insurance, Loan, Hospitality, Health Care, and Supply-Chain industries.

F# - Functional Programming Fundamentals
F# - Functional Programming Programming Techniques

Michael Palermo

J. Michael Palermo IV is a Microsoft Senior Developer Evangelist based out of Phoenix, AZ. In his years prior to joining Microsoft, Michael has personally trained thousands of developers. He has engaged the user group community as a participant, speaker, and leader. Michael has contributed to the technical community via blogging, article writing, authoring books and videos, and speaking at industry events throughout the world. At the core, Michael loves to develop software and share what he learns with others. His current passion is HTML5.
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HTML5 for the Real World

Paul Mendoza

Paul Mendoza is a software engineer in North County San Diego at an energy analysis company called Detectent. Paul mainly works on the Microsoft stack and since being at a small company does development at the user interface level down to the database level.
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Writing Maintainable JavaScript (Part 1)

Paul Sheriff

Paul D. Sheriff is the President of PDSA, Inc. ( PDSA develops custom business applications specializing in web and mobile technologies. Since 1991 PDSA has successfully delivered advanced custom application software to a wide range of customers and diverse industries. With a team of dedicated experts, PDSA delivers cost effective solutions, on-time and on-budget using innovative tools and processes to better manage today's complex and competitive environment.
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From Zero to a Service-Oriented Architecture (or Synchronous to Asynchronous Programming)
Architecting for Multiple User Interfaces
MVVM in XAML: Simple and Easy

Russell Fustino

Russ Fustino has a new innovative interview video series with influentials, about current technology, GrapeCity Products and developer community called ‘Russ Cam’! It’s very cool! Check it out at … Russ is a highly experienced software developer with a passion for conveying relevant, current, and future software development technologies and tools through live seminars, teaching, and internet video productions. He enlightened, entertained and educated 100’s of Thousands of developers nationwide as a former Developer Evangelist for Microsoft. Russ now heads up Developer Evangelism at GrapeCity PowerTools Group as a Senior Developer Evangelist.
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Phone 7 Video Magic

Rob Davarnia

Rob (Sohrab) was born in Iran. He started programming when he was 9, and moved to the U.S. at the age of 16. He works with PHP, Java, and C++. He is a huge supporter of WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla!. He is currently working on his degree in Computer Engineering. In his free time, he enjoys contributing to the open-source projects, working out, watching movies, and reading... @robdvr
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WordPress Ninja!

Samuel Phung

Received Windows Embedded MVP recognition since 2005. Authored two books, the “Professional Microsoft Windows Embedded CE 6.0” in 2009 and “Professional Windows Embedded Compact 7” in 2011. Currently work for ICOP Technology responsible for business development & strategic partner relation for the North America region. Launched the community site for Windows Embedded in 2008, to provide an online portal for developers to learn and share Windows Embedded knowledge.
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Develop Real World Windows Embedded Compact Application with Visual Studio

Steve Bearman

Steve Bearman is an independent software developer with his company, Suzy B Studios, where he innovates, designs, and develops web and client software for all sectors from science and engineering through finance--especially the thorny, complex problems where architecture, algorithms, and performance are critical. Always available to help develop software, he often leads development teams. Along the way he taught graduate-level university computer science, successfully managed both marketing and operations as VP of a manufacturing corporation, and published technical papers dealing with data. He has a special fondness for good algorithms and appropriate technology.
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.NET Reflection in Practice: What Every .NET Developer Should Know
.NET Multithreading in Practice: Eight Advanced Gems

Scott Reed

Scott Reed has 25 years experience developing software. Scott’s career in software began in 1993 at IBM. Along the way he developed enterprise solutions for Microsoft and Cardinal Health. Scott specializes in software architecture and agile development, where he has been involved in designing web services and cloud-based solutions. He is active in the .NET community, and is frequently called on to speak. Scott is a partner at Crafting Bytes, a software development consulting firm. He is the chairman of the San Diego .NET Architecture Group.
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Azure Tricks and Tips

Sharon Levy

Sharon is a Zend Certified Engineer in PHP5 whose primary specialty is PHP Development. She is AMP-centric, equally comfortable working with UNIX, Linux or Windows platforms. She is also one of SoCal Code Camp's very few regular speakers who advocate for open source technologies. Writing and public speaking activities compliment her primary focus, providing professional web development services for companies in diverse industries, from startups to the Fortune 500. The premier magazine php|architect has published several of her articles whose subjects range from email verification to web-based retrieval.
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The Truth About Lambdas in PHP

Kim Smith-Rohlfs

Kim Smith-Rohlfs is technical recruiter with 14 years of full lifecycle recruiting experience. She has worked for a wide range companies, placing IT professionals and engineers nationwide. Her latest project, , involves placing software engineering professionals with leading companies throughout California. She is currently working with several startup companies in San Diego, San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Interested in learning about new job opportunities in 2012? Keep in touch by linking to Kim at
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Working for Startups – What you need to know

Steve Evans

Steve Evans has been doing DevOps since before the term DevOps was invented. He is a Pluralsight Author, six time Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), and technical Speaker at various industry events. In his spare time he manages a DevOps team at a Silicon Valley Biotech focused on improving the lives of cancer patients. For over 15 years Steve has focused on making technology better for businesses by bridging the gap between IT and Development teams. You can follow his technical blog at or find him on twitter at @TheLoudSteve.
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Networking for Developers
IIS 7.5 for Developers

Elmer Thomas

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Personal Productivity for Developers

Tom Paulus

Tom is a 17 year old guy, who loves working with computers and other electronic devices. Tom runs his own business, called the Ramona Tech Guys. In addition Tom has been working with embedded devices since 2007. These devices include Arduino and both Lego Mindstorms and Lego RIS/RCX. More recently Tom has been working with his Raspberry Pi, using Python, WiringPi, and the Adafruit Web IDE to develop programs, and utilize external devices. He has developed many Labview programs. Tom also has had some experience programing Android devices. Also he has used the Google ADK Board, and the new Arduino Due. Experienced in programing with C, C++, Python, Shell and Java. Tom also enjoys using Unix terminals to ssh into his devices, to get a more low-level view of his systems.
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Android, Arduino, and the Headphone Jack

Troy Miles

Coder, Author, Speaker, Musician
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JQuery Mobile, Backbone, and ASP.NET MVC - A Framework for Making Mobile Web Applications

Timothy Strimple

Microsoft Startup Evangelist Timothy Strimple has worked with and for startups for over six years as a software developer, and later as the director of software development managing teams of developers. Tim has a broad background in many technologies and languages from Apache & PHP to IIS and ASP.NET to Node.JS, as well as both front end and back end web development. In 2012 Tim joined Microsoft as their Startup Evangelist for SoCal. In this role, he is a technical resource for startups as well as a liaison between Microsoft and the startup community.
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Building for the real-time web with node.js

Wolf Paulus

My name is Wolf Paulus, a photographer, hiker, hacker, technologist based in Ramona, California. I'm currently working on Android projects, occasionally speak at developer conferences, and work on open source projects (Swixml, HessDroid, …). You can read much more and contact me at: Hope to meet you at CodeCamp.
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Android, Arduino, and the Headphone Jack

Woody Zuill

Woody Zuill has been programming computers for 30+ years, and is an independent Agile Coach/Trainer/Consultant. Over the last 15+ years he has worked as an Agile Coach, Trainer, and Extreme Programmer. He believes code must be simple, clean, and maintainable to realize the Agile promise of Responding to Change. He spent many years as an artist/designer/manufacturer of graphics for televised sporting events where deadlines are for real. Loves Mob Programming.
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10.5 Easy Code Excellence Techniques Part 2
10.5 Easy Code Excellence Techniques Part 1
Agile Success - Why Not Me Too? Part 1
Code Dojo Part 2 - Let's Write Code
Code Dojo Part 1 - Let's Write Code
Agile Success - Why Not Me Too? Part 2: EXPERTS ONLY SESSION

Woody Pewitt

Just a big geek who likes to have fun with code.
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Getting things done for developers