Barry is an independent software architect and developer with a passion for the cloud. He is also a Pluralsight author and a podcast host. He has worked for lots of companies throughout the last decades and is keen to share his knowledge with the community. He has a broad and deep knowledge of the Microsoft stack with a special interest on web technology and the cloud. He currently teaches people about the benefits of the cloud.
You can reach Barry on Twitter @AzureBarry and through his website... more at https://www.azurebarry.com and check out his podcast “Improving Barry” in your favorite podcast app or at https://www.improvingbarry.com.
Craig Shoemaker is a Senior Content Developer for Microsoft on the Azure Container Apps and Azure Static Web Apps teams. On some days he's building internal tools to keep Microsoft employees productive, and others days creating guidance used by hundreds of thousands of developers.
Additionally, Craig is a best selling Pluralsight author and co-host of the Web Rush podcast.
You can reach Craig on Twitter at @craigshoemaker or join the conversation at Web Rush https://webrush.io.
Gill Cleeren is a Microsoft Regional Director, MVP and Pluralsight author. Gill is the CTO of Xpirit Belgium and focuses on web and mobile architecture. He's also a frequent speaker at many international conferences. Gill also founded Techorama, the biggest IT conference in Belgium and the Netherlands. You can contact him via xpirit.com/gill
Matt is an independent consultant with expertise in web application design and development and systems integration. As a writer, Matt has contributed to several journals and magazines such as MSDN Magazine. Matt regularly shares his love of technology by speaking at local, regional, and international conferences such as DevWeek, Prairie Dev Con, That Conference, and VS Live. As a Pluralsight Author, Matt has created more than 30 courses on the topics of web, mobile, and cloud development.
Susan is a web design tutor for Pluralsight. Growing up, Susan was both a passionate artist as well as a computer tech aficionado. When she discovered the world of web development, she found that she could meld those two passions together into something amazing. Soon after, Susan began devoting herself to building beautiful and functional web content for businesses and nonprofits. It was through those experiences Susan developed a fluency for web coding languages.
Since then, Susan has develo... moreped a desire to teach others the mysteries of web development. Through her work here at Pluralsight, she aims to build up a deep and expansive library of web development training. If you're just starting out with development or are already comfortable with the essential computing languages, let Susan free your mind to what’s possible in the world of web development. Go ahead, take the red pill and see how deep the rabbit-hole goes.
Paul Cheney specializes in Responsive Design, Content Management Systems, and Virtual Reality Photography. He teaches courses for Pluralsight and runs a web development business and Spartan Design University where he hosts resources for many online courses.
Chris B. Behrens is a writer, speaker and software developer, specializing in DevOps. He has been a developer and architect for more than twenty years focusing on small to medium size companies and the development changes they face. He focuses on his flavor of Fear Based Development, whereby a developer ranks their tasks in descending order of anxiety, and how to tackle them in that order. Chief among these anxiety-inducing processes is software deployment, a topic that Behrens focuses upon. He ... morelives in Kennedale, TX with his wife and children.
Michael Van Sickle is an application architect in Akron, Ohio. He started
his career as a mechanical engineer, designing components for the automotive
industry, before changing to software engineering. He is passionate about learning new
Mike also loves learning about user experience design
and is taking a lead role in his company's attempt to make applications that
are elegant and simple. When he i... mores not writing code, Mike
loves to go camping and take long walks with his wife
and two girls.
Matt is a passionate elearning professional. Since he began working in technology during middle school, Matt's career has spanned film, video, design, development, product management, and course authoring. He is currently the Vice President of Product at Innovative Language Learning, building a learner-centered platform for students to reach their language goals. As a committed generalist, Matt believes learning diverse subjects can benefit one's thinking in unpredictable and immeasurable ways. ... moreMatt is a strong believer in the growing capability of technology to teach concepts across geographic and economic barriers. Hailing from Idaho, Matt lived for six years in Tokyo and now lives in Salt Lake City.
Jeff has 10+ years experience in the digital learning and media industry. Currently he is Founder and Head Trainer/Sensei at Learning Dojo, a company dedicated to training you to become a software ninja in a variety of eLearning, web, and mobile related software applications. Jeff is also the Digital Learning Development Manager for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, producing online training for the Church world wide. Jeff has also been the Product Development Manager for eLearnin... moreg Brothers with responsibility for the design, development, and management over their world-class digital learning templates library building templates in Storyline, Studio '13, Captivate, Adobe Edge Animate, Lectora, HTML5, Flash, and more. Prior to his work at eLearning Brothers, Jeff was the Design & Professional Services Manager for CallidusCloud's online eLearning authoring tool Litmos Author. Jeff is a regular conference speaker and industry leader regarding digital learning technologies such as TinCan API (xAPI), AppceleratorStudio, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Edge Animate, Tumult Hype, jQuery Mobile, iBooks Author, HTML 5, and More.
Shawn Wildermuth has been tinkering with computers and software since he got a Vic-20 back in the early ‘80s. As a Microsoft MVP since 2003, he’s also involved with Microsoft as an ASP.NET Insider and ClientDev Insider. He’s authored eight books and innumerable articles on software development. You can also see him at one of the local and international conferences he’s spoken at including TechEd, Oredev, SDC, NDC, VSLive, DevIntersection, MIX, Devteach, DevConnections and Dev Reach. He is one of... more the Wilder Minds. You can reach him at his blog at http://wildermuth.com. He’s released his first film, a feature-length, documentary about software developers today called “Hello World: The Film”. You can see more about it at http://helloworldfilm.com.
Jill is a freelance software developer who works on all things technical and loves it. Her main development focus has been on web applications utilizing Microsoft technologies or the LAMP stack depending on her
client's needs. Jill enjoyed her time teaching at the local college, but now is focused on teaching students via her Pluralsight courses. And, if you were wondering, Han shot first.
Nate's first program was written in QBasic on an 8086 clone his dad built. Since then he's written applications in C++, .NET, and Node.js. He spent the first 12 years of his career writing Windows applications before transitioning to write applications for the web. Regardless of the language or type of application he's written, he strives for writing clean, testable, and maintainable code. In addition to his day job as a developer, Nate also enjoys speaking at various conferences. He will typica... morelly be found talking about topics such as TDD, clean code, or professionalism.
Brice Wilson has been a professional developer for over 30 years and has used many tools and programming languages during that time. He has worked as a developer and architect for a number of large companies and enjoys learning, experimenting with, and teaching new technologies. His current interests are centered on server and client-side web development.
Daniel Stern is a coder, web developer and programming enthusiast from Toronto, Ontario, where he works as a freelance developer and designer.
Daniel lives in Toronto, Ontario and enjoys making electronic music and reading Game of Thrones during the rare times when he isn't writing code.