Shawn Wildermuth

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Bootstrap 3 Grid System Explained

Are you starting to work with Bootstrap 3? If so, maybe I can help. I’ve recently released a Bootstrap 3 course on Pluralsight that covers many of the new features including how to migrate from Bootstrap 2 to 3.

Here is an excerpt from the course where I explain how the new grid system works in Bootstrap 3:

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Hello World Episode 3: Chris Sells

The third episode of my podcast (“The Hello World Podcast”) is now available. In this episode I had the chance to sit down with Chris at the MVP Summit (which explains the background noise). He is one of my best friends (and my best man at my upcoming wedding).

We talk (as usual) about how he got started. I even learned some things about him. I think you’ll really enjoy this episode:

http://wildermuth.com/hwpod/3_ChrisSells

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A Different Kind of Podcast

c64I am happy to announce that I am starting a podcast. I’ve been thinking about this for a while but I didn’t want to just do another podcast that talked about what is new in software development.

I’ve been listening to the Nerdist Podcast a lot and it gave me an idea. The Nerdist is fun because they talk to a lot of the people I like and often talk about the business more than just plug the latest project. I am interested in these same stories about software luminaries.

When we’re talking at events, I find lots of interesting folks that have great stories about how they got into this business. So that’s where “The Hello World Podcast” was born.

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I'm Coming to Louisville, KY this Thursday

Are you in the Louisville, KY area this Thursday? I will be! I’ll be at the Louisville .NET Meetup Group talking about Web API..including Web API 2 that was recently released. The details of the event are:

We will meet on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at Adecco's offices at 101 Bullitt Lane. Doors will open at 6:30pm and the presentations will begin sharply at 7:00 pm. Along with a great presentation, we'll have food and raffle prizes. Be sure to RSVP so we know how much food is needed.

I’ll be posting the slides (though there won’t be many) and the example code here so keep an eye out for the downloads!

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AngleBrackets Fall 2013

BX27kRzCAAACnrdI finished up my post-con for AngleBrackets today and am ready to head home. I had a great time and just spectacular attendees who had great questions! If you have a chance to go to AngleBrackets (or it’s sister conference, DevIntersection) make the trip. They’re coming to Orlando this fall!

I had a chance to do two talks and an all-day course. If you attended these, check out the source code and slides (where applicable) below:

Mobile First Responsive Web Design with Bootstrap 3

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My eBook Free During AngleBrackets

My book about my life as a software developer (The Opinionated Software Developer: What Twenty-Five Years of Slinging Code Has Taught Me) is available for free until October 31st. Consequently this is same the time I am at AngleBrackets  (part of DevIntersection) in Las Vegas talking about Mobile Web, PhoneGap and Designing for Developers.

If you haven’t gotten the book yet, here is your chance for free! This has been the book I wanted to write for years now. Don't look for code in this book (ok, there are exactly two lines of code) - but instead I am writing about what being a software developer has meant to me. Hopefully some of the advice and observations will help you in your own career too!

Get it here:

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Upcoming Appearances

Fall-orange-maple-tree_-_West_Virginia_-_ForestWanderAs the leaves change, I realize that I am going to be on the road a bit this month. I am doing a conference, a meetup and the MVP summit. I just want to get my Skymiles Platinum card ; )

If you’re at any of the following events, please come up and say hello. Don’t be shy. I don’t bite…at least not hard.

AngleBrackets (DevIntersection) – Oct 29-31

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Atlanta Code Camp 2013: Done!

I want to thank all the attendees, speakers and my compatriots in planning the Atlanta Code Camp. I had a great time helping make this event the best one we've had so far. Some of the numbers:

428 attendees (including speakers and sponsors)

54 Talks Given (plus a great Keynote)

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My AngularJS Talk at Atlanta .NET UG

Thanks to all who showed up to see me talk about AngularJS at the recent Atlanta .NET User's Group. At the talk, I wrote the client-side code for an AngularJS app by hand. The slides are pretty thin, but the code includes all the functionality I showed. I promised the slides and code so here they are!

If you have questions about any of this, feel free to comment and I'll help as much as I can!

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Speak at the Atlanta Code Camp 2013

logo-verticalI've been honored to help put together the Atlanta Code Camp this year. This year's event is happening on August 24th here in Atlanta and we're expecting to have eight tracks covering a mix of developer, designer and some IT professional talks. I've attended this event the past eight or so years and it's always a good time. I decided it was time to help out.

We've now opening our Call for Speakers. If you're an experienced speaker or want to do your first talk – we want you to submit talks to the Atlanta Code Camp. This event has done a great job in helping first time speakers get started with their first talk.

Submit your talks here:

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ReMIX South 2012

_0012_Logo-Yellow-onWhiteI had a great time at ReMIX South this year! It's been great to meet developers and designers and learn how they are using design tools of all sorts.

If you attended my "Modern Web Development" workshop, here is where you can get the slides and code. If you have questions about the workshop, please just add a comment and i'll respond as soon as I can:

Thanks again to all who attended the session!

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LESS at DevLink

babyflyerJust finished my talk at DevLink on "A Better CSS: LESS is More…". It was a good crowd and I was surprised that so many people had already heard of LESS which is awesome. Hopefully I covered the breadth of the language. It was a fun crowd and it's been a fun conference. If you haven't had a chance to get to Chattanooga and see the fresh water aquarium, it shouldn't be missed!

I promised the crowd that I would share the slides and the code. You can go both here:

If you had any questions about the talk that you didn't get a chance to ask me, feel free to drop me a comment below and I'll try to answer it.

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aspConf was fun!

I had a good time doing a couple of talks today. If you joined me online, thanks for coming. For those who missed my talks, they will be posting the videos on Channel 9. As promised you can get the slides and examples here for my talks:

I hope you enjoyed the talks!

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CodeStock 2012 - Wrap-Up

conference projectorJust back from the CodeStock 2012 event and I want to thank Michael and everyone involved for a great event. I met a lot of great people and had a great time in Knoxville. Both sessions were well attended. I especially wanted to thank those attendees who attended my 2 1/2 hour marathon session on Modern Web Development (see my blog series on it here).

Unfortunately, my recording software was crashing so the talks didn’t get recorded. For those who saw me speak, here are the slides and demos:

Mobile Web Development

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Atlanta Code Camp Wrap-up

I had the pleasure of joining many of the Atlanta .NET community for the annual Atlanta Code Camp. If you didn't get a chance to join us, you missed a great time. The attendees were enthusiastic and friendly. Thanks to everyone who attended!

I promised the people who attended my sessions I'd post the slides and example code so here you are:

Mobile Web Development

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My Speaking Schedule - 2012 Edition

My 2012 conference schedule is shaping up nicely. I will visiting a series of conferences, code camps and user groups this year. Last year I didn't do this nearly as much as I was building a failed product. So back to my love of badges and beer. If you have the opportunity to be at any of these great events, do it. I love them all. (Also, if you see me at an event, please stop by and say hello.  As many can attest, I don't bite much.)

Here's the current slate (in chronological order):

May 19th, 2012 - Atlanta, GA

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Atlanta Code Camp - I'll Be There

Url: http://www.atlantacodecamp.org/default.aspx

Atlanta Code Camp

Atlanta Code Camp is almost here.  It will be a fun time to learn and co-mingle with Atlanta's development community. If you're not familiar with code camps, i'll quote the website:

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MIX 11 - Vote for My Talks (if you want)

MIX11 Vote

MIX 11 is coming and the Open Call sessions are ready to be voted on. If you like hearing me speak, feel free to vote for my sessions:

  

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SDC in the Netherlands and Who I Follow

Confused...

This week I am in Zeist, The Netherlands at the SDC conference. This morning I did a talk on "Drinking from the Fire Hose" which included a discussion on how I keep up with technology. A couple of key think I shared in this session were:

In response to watching smart people online, I was asked to mention which RSS Feeds and Twitter accounts I follow. I separate the RSS feeds I follow into two different types: daily blogs that post often (e.g. Engadget) and smart people who I need to hear when they only blog once a month.  For the first group I use iGoogle to keep panes of headlines so I can quickly scan the headlines for things I am interested in, but I don't need to keep up. Here are some of those blogs:

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Speaking at DevLink!

Url: http://www.devlink.net

DevLink

This week, from August 5-7th, DevLink in Nashville, TN will be holding their annual conference. If you haven't been before its too late to attend (its sold out). But you should really save the date for next year. This conference is a small conference (about 800 attendees) with lots of great content. The real magic is that its only $100 to attend which makes it really approachable and affordable.

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I'll Be At TechEd, Will You?

Url: http://northamerica.msteched.com

TechEd

Hopefully like the rest of you, I am headed to the Big Easy (e.g. New Orleans) for TechEd next week. I think there might be some surprise announcements (though I don't expect all of the stuff that Mr. Forte does).

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My MIX Talks' Source Code

Silverlight Logo

I've been severely remiss in failing to get my source code released for my two MIX talks early this month. I apologize (there is a good reasons, but I can't talk about it).

First is my examples for debugging different parts of the Silverlight stack:

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Where to See Me At MIX10

MIX10 Love Fest!

This weekend i am headed to Vegas for a week of designer/developer love. I plan to spend a lot of time in the phone sessions as well as in the Commons visiting with people.

This year's MIX has be really excited about both Silverlight 4's continued maturation as well as the XNA/Silverlight 4 story on the phone. I really want to connect with designers who have spent a year with Sketchflow and see how the tool is working in their 'day jobs'.

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Upcoming Appearances

Shawn Wildermuth

Since I am never at home anyway, I figured it would make sense to more conferences this year.  I love doing talks at these conferences and getting the hard questions from attendees. If you're at any of these events, don't be shy about coming up and saying hi. I'll be at a number of events talking my favorite topics: Silverlight and Data!

Here are the upcoming events:

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Speaking at MIX10!

Url: http://live.visitmix.com

MIX10

I am happy to announce that one of my entries in the  MIX 10's Open Call for content was selected by the community to be delivered at the event. The entry that was choosen is:

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