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
Sunday, June 03, 2012
Perth .NET User Group Meeting, Thurs June 7th: Web and Application Accessibility with Dr. Scott Hollier
Join us at the Perth .NET user group, Thurs June 7th where Dr. Scott Hollier will present on Web and Application Accessibility. The Federal government’s National Transition Strategy and accompanying state government policies now require that all government websites meet accessibility criteria. Come along to hear Dr Scott Hollier from Media Access Australia explain how you can make sure your web development complies with the government’s accessibility requirements, learn how people with disabilities are likely to interact with your work and how the likely impact of future Web standards.
Scott Hollier is a Project Manager and the Western Australia Manager for Media Access Australia, a not-for-profit, public benevolent institution. Scott's work focuses on making computers and Internet-related technologies accessible to people with
Scott has completed a PhD titled ‘The Disability Divide: an examination into the needs of computing and Internet-related technologies on people who are blind or vision impaired’, and has a background in Computer Science and a wealth of experience in both the information technology and not-for-profit sectors. Scott is legally blind and as such understands the importance of access at a personal level.
MSN, Email: mitch døt wheat at gmail.com