Software development, .Net, SQL Server, TDD, Agile, Community and other Odds and Sods
Mitch Wheat has been working as a professional programmer since 1984, graduating with a honours degree in Mathematics from Warwick University, UK in 1986. He moved to Perth in 1995, having worked in software houses in London and Rotterdam. He has worked in the areas of mining, electronics, research, defence, financial, GIS, telecommunications, engineering, and information management. Mitch has worked mainly with Microsoft technologies (since Windows version 3.0) but has also used UNIX. He holds the following Microsoft certifications: MCPD (Web and Windows) using C# and SQL Server MCITP (Admin and Developer). His preferred development environment is C#, .Net Framework and SQL Server. Mitch has worked as an independent consultant for the last 10 years, and is currently involved with helping teams improve their Software Development Life Cycle. His areas of special interest lie in performance tuning
Monday, October 17, 2011
Perth .NET User Group Meeting, Weds 19th Oct, 5:30pm: Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Action with Andy Marks
Join us at the Perth .NET user group, Weds Oct 19th 5:30pm, where Andy Marks will introduce the philosophy and principles behind AWS and briefly describe some of the key components around storage and compute capabilities. The session will include a short hands-on activity for participants to build and deploy their own cloud-based application.
Andy serves ThoughtWorks principally as the Perth and Melbourne Technical Lead in the design and implementation of enterprise applications. He also has considerable experience in coaching and mentoring development teams adopting Agile practices.
Optional Requirements: Laptop with internet connectivity (for the hands on section of the talk).
MSN, Email: mitch døt wheat at gmail.com