Empowering Youth with Technology at YouthSpark Live Vancouver

It’s said that 50% of the job market requires basic technical proficiency, and that that number will increase to 77% in the next decade. With a shortage of qualified computer science graduates to fill these roles and the fact that computer science has not yet been recognized as a pillar of mainstream education, the income…


Scenes from Toronto Code Camp 2010

The fifth annual Toronto Code Camp took place on Saturday at Seneca College’s Campus at York University. This was the most ambitious one by far, with the number of sessions increased from 25 to a whopping 40, arranged into 8 tracks. For those of you unfamiliar with Code Camps, they’re software development conferences organized by…

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Toronto Code Camp: Saturday, May 1st!

The 5th annual Toronto Code Camp takes place next Saturday, May 1st, in the SEQ building on Seneca College’s York Campus (Seneca@York). If you’re a developer who builds or is thinking of building on the .NET platform, you want to catch this free event! Last year’s event had over 350 attendees who caught 25 sessions,…

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Edmonton Code Camp 2009: September 26th!

Edmonton is holding a Code Camp on September 26th, 2009! It’s going to take place at Grant MacEwan College’s downtown campus. There’s a call for speakers – if you’ve got a topic that you’d like to present, now’s the time to let them know. You can find out more at the Edmonton Code Camp site…

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Ottawa Code Camp: Saturday, May 2nd

Creative Commons photo by 416style. If you’re in the Ottawa area and want to sharpen your .NET development skills and meet other .NET developers, you’ll want to come to the Ottawa Code Camp taking this place this Saturday at Algonquin College. The Code Camp will feature three tracks, spanning twelve sessions in the agenda: Advanced…

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Toronto Code Camp: Saturday, April 25th

Whether you’re an old hand at developing for Microsoft’s platforms or completely new to The Ways of The Empire, you’ll find the upcoming Toronto Code Camp to be a great way to get some deep information on .NET development as well as a way to meet some of the most active and engaged members of…

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Colin Bowern - Live From The Toronto Code Camp 2007

In this final installment, here is an interview with Colin Bowern from Official Community. There were sixteen videos filmed in total and you can view them very shortly from the TorontoCodeCamp.net website. In this segment, Colin is interviewed by Kyle Cowan about his role as a speaker at the Code Camp and what gets him…

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Sasha Krsmanovic - Live From The Toronto Code Camp 2007

Sasha Krsmanovic is the Microsoft MVP lead for Canada. The acronym MVP stands for Most Valuable Professional – they are exceptional technical community leaders from around the world who are awarded for voluntarily sharing their high quality, real world expertise in offline and online technical communities. Microsoft MVPs are a highly select group of experts…

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Chris Dufour - Live From The Toronto Code Camp 2007

Here is a video taken at the Toronto Code Camp on March 31. Chris Dufour, the camp organizer, explains the challenges around planning a large scale community event for developers: Video: Chris Dufour – Live From The Toronto Code Camp 2007

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Toronto Code Camp 2007

This Saturday, over 600+ people will converge to attend the 2nd annual Toronto Code Camp. I’ll be delivering the keynote and a session on codename “Windows Presentation Foundation/Everywhere (WPF/E)”. The event is unfortunately full (in terms of attendees) but if you have already signed up, be sure to drop by and say hi. We will be…

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