Show #215: Conferences, Keynotes, Diversity and More

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This week's show features an inteview with Jen Myers who is part of the instructor team at Dev Bootcamp in Chicago. Jen is the Keynote Speaker at the upcoming CF Objective conference.  Jen talks about women in programming, mentoring speakers, and what she enjoys most about attending conferences.

Also, Adobe announces CF Summit, Railo has some new features, Scott tells us more about wkHTMLToPDF, and Dave sings more of "thunder"'s praises.

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Show Topic Links:


Jen Myers
http://jenmyers.net

CF Summit 2014 announced
http://blogs.coldfusion.com/post.cfm/adobe-coldfusion-summit-2014
http://cfsummit.adobeevents.com/

Cool iterator functions from Railo
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/railo/c1V6eGsLxDE/7WIDrumPOPAJ

wkHTMLToPDF
http://wkhtmltopdf.org/index.html

 

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5 responses to “Show #215: Conferences, Keynotes, Diversity and More”

  1. Adam Cameron Says:
    Good stuff fellas. Hey, Scott: you wouldn't consider knocking together a quick blog article about node.js / grunt etc would you? It's been something that I've been trying to get onto my radar, but struggling for a lead-in.

    Secondly: very let down I can't get to CFO... Jen sounds like a great speaker. Oh well.

    Take it easy chaps.

    --
    Adam
  2. Matt Gifford Says:
    Hey Adam

    Come to my Grunt / Gulp session at SOTR in June! David Boyer also has a session on Node and Express, so you should be covered with introductions to both (plus beer)
  3. Adam Cameron Says:
    Matt: cool one. Yeah, I'll be there, and both yours and David's prezzos are on my high-priority list. As is the beer.

    --
    Adam
  4. Mary Jo Says:
    Very excited to hear Jen at cfobjective. That is so cool that she helps get people into presenting, I have debating doing it myself for years and finally got the push I needed from several people this year to take the plunge. And funny how we both ended up on the topic of what makes women such great programmers too!
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