Joel works as a Technical Lead for Landmark Valuation Services, and is currently bringing his 20+ years of experience of software development and a passion for both technology and elegance to designing world-class applications for the property information and risk management sectors.
Outside of work he referees life with his wife and three young children in a home with more computers than is probably wise, but is really looking forward to teaching his boys Python now they've mastered Scratch on their Raspberry Pi.
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Robin is a software developer/technical architect working for a supply chain management software company in the UK.
He has been writing software since the 1980s, professionally from the mid-90s. Highlights of his work include websites, APIs, mobile applications, distributed systems and infrastructure. Low points include WebForms and VB6.
His fascination with security allows him to create apps and systems that resist the bad guys. He’s big on DevOps, Continuous Deployment and Continuous Improvement.
When not at a computer, he tries to be a bit more active. He’d love to ski and snowboard all year round but so far he’s restricted that to winter in the northern hemisphere. He also cycles around the roads and in the hills. That is, when his fantastic family aren't keeping him busy.
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I was a C# MVP for 9 years before coming to work for Microsoft as a Data Solution Architect on the Azure platform. As such I am responsible for advising Microsoft clients on all aspects of data ingestion, storage and advanced analytics, including machine learning. I have an indepth knowledge of all storage and analytics tooling on the Azure platform, but my speciality is machine learning and predictive analytics. I also have an interest in computational linquistics and social network analysis.
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Ali KheyrollahiA distributed systems practitioner and machine learning enthusiast, Ali currently is a solution architect building web-scale solutions that handle more load than StackOverflow. A performance and scalability junkie, he loves HTTP, API design and business-modelling DDD-style. He is an author, blogger and OSS contributor and enjoys Natural Language Processing on Big Data and has published a couple papers in the field of Machine Vision. An interesting fact about him is that he started his career as a Medical Doctor and gave that up for the love of coding.
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Galiya WarrierI'm a Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft UK. I've been working using a Microsoft stack over the last 12 years and have a range of experiences from .NET Web development, IoT (before it was a hype, back in 2008) to Business Intelligence and Azure platform.
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C# developer with a strong interest in writing as little (tested) code as possible to get the job done.
Spent the last 4 years of his 12 year career as a contractor, working on some interesting and challenging projects, both green and brown field.
Currently working at Brightstarr, building a deployable intranet solution, utilising Hangfire, SignalR, Azure and all that other good stuff.
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Sean Farmar holds the world record for answering the most NServiceBus questions - even more than Udi :-).
With over 20 years of experience, he specializes in providing simple solutions for complex business requirements using NServiceBus and applying SOA principles inspired by Udi Dahan.
As a solution architect with Particular Software, the creators of NServiceBus, Sean provides support, training and consulting for customers using NServiceBus and the Particular Platform.Blog: http://seanfarmar.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/farmargithub: https://github.com/sfarmar
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James CroftJames is a software developer for Black Marble and Microsoft MVP in Windows Development with over 6 years of experience developing applications for the Windows platform.
Although James’s main focus area is delivering innovative and robust mobile app experiences for Windows, he also has a passion for Xamarin, IoT, web and cloud development.
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Adam RalphAdam is a software developer and an open source advocate with a keen interest in distributed systems design, DDD, CQRS and event sourcing.
He maintains FakeItEasy and xBehave.net and contributes to many more open source projects. In 2014 he had his 15 minutes of fame when he became the first community member to have a pull request accepted for the .NET Core Framework.
Adam currently enjoys working remotely for Particular Software, the makers of NServiceBus. He started writing software for fun and friends in 1983 after his Dad bought him his first computer, an Acorn Electron, and he's been delivering commerical software since the mid-'90s.
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John Staveley is a full stack software engineer based in Leeds with 17 years experience specialising in C#, Mvc, Angular, SQL Server and web application security. In his spare time he occasionally enjoys sailing, sea kayaking, hill walking and cycling. You can find him on twitter @johnstaveley or linkedIn @ https://uk.linkedin.com/in/johnstaveley/
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Andy is based in leafy Surrey in the UK and is a freelance developer working with companies as an extra pair of hands or building bespoke solutions for their needs.
Andy spent over 10 years building application on the .NET Framework and now hacks on Ruby and Elixir.
When he isn't doing that, you'll find him mining for diamonds with his kids in Minecraft or watching the latest eSports tournament.
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I do some developer stuff for Microsoft around Windows Mixed Reality and the Universal Windows Platform.
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Independent software consultant and agile coach, Nathan is passionate about development and a firm believer in agile principles. In his day job he is contractor helping clients to build & deliver working software.
Nathan has successfully boot strapped agile teams in various companies and has given presentations on technology & agile at a number of events.
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Steve SpencerSteve is an experienced .NET Developer, Microsoft Azure MVP and a Senior Solution Architect at Liberis. Steve has spoken at previous DDD events covering Microsoft Azure, Gadgeteer, Service Bus and Azure Web jobs
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Ben is the founder of Ocelot Uproar, a company focused on training and building products loved by users. Ben enjoys looking for the next challenge to solve, sometimes over a beer. Ocelot Uproar is the creator behind Katacoda (Katacoda.com), an interactive learning platform for software engineers. Ben tweets at @Ben_Hall while blogging at blog.benhall.me.uk
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Ian RussellIan Russell is an experienced software developer with a keen interest in agile, software craftsmanship, Domain-Driven Design and F#. He is the founder of Warwickshire.Net, a principles-focussed user group for the Warwickshire/West Midlands .Net community.
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Sandeep SinghSandeep is the co-founder and Technical Director of Initial Spark Consulting based in Leeds, England. As a seasoned Software Consultant, he is adept at helping organisations realise genuine business benefits rapidly through the design and development of high performing solutions. Through his experience, Sandeep has developed a strong knowledge across a broad range of technology stacks in a range of industries including finance and healthcare which enables him to apply a holistic approach to solution design and problem solving. Sandeep is an active member of the local development community via meetups and attending conferences, he also enjoys contributing to open source projects.
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