FREE Pluralsight video: "Get Involved" in community!
I'm absolutely thrilled to announce that my feature-length collaboration with Rob Conery called "Get Involved" is now available FREE from Pluralsight!
You can watch the whole movie RIGHT now for FREE. No sign up or subscription needed! Please tweet and tell your friends!
We really poured our hearts into this production and we really hope you enjoy it.
In this feature-length production, Scott Hanselman and Rob Conery offer suggestions and advice on how you can get out there, and get involved. Blogging, Twitter, Github, StackOverflow, User Groups and Conferences: all of this can make you a happier, more productive developer and inspire you to take your career to the next level.
You certainly don't have to be social to be better at writing code - but sharpening your skills this way helps you when it comes time for a job interview, a yearly review where a promotion is on the line, or when you want to start running an Open Source project.
If you're a fan of This Developer's Life you know how tightly Rob and I like to produce things - this video is no exception.
Filmed on the streets of Portland and at a Portland user group, we talk about Blogging, Twitter, Github, StackOverflow, Open Source, Speaking, User Groups and Conferences - all of this hoping to make you a happier, more productive, more connected developer. We want to inspire you and perhaps to take your career to the next level.
Additionally, we stretched far beyond Portland to seek out the other people who active in the social technology space!
- Jon Skeet joins us to talk about what a Good Question is on StackOverflow - and also how you can gain reputation by providing Good Answers - and edits to Good Questions!
- We venture out to the Portland Area DotNet Users Group (PADNUG) and meet a few developers who have just started going - as well as people who have been there for years.
- While we were there, I gave a 10-minute lightning talk on Azure - a great way to get started speaking if you're not a fan of public speaking. Rob filmed the whole thing.
By the way, if you do have a Pluralsight Subscription, you've got access to thousands of hours of technical video training, like my other video on technical presenting!
The Art of Speaking - Become a better technical public speaker
Have you thought about speaking on technology publically? Maybe you want start talking a local user groups and then work your way up to larger regional code camps? "The Art of Speaking" is an 80 min Pluralsight course that Rob and I created to help you do just that!
You'll learn all about:
- The Speaker Mindset
- Not Wasting Time
- What to do, What Not to Do
- Defining a Perfect Talk
- Choosing Your Demo
- Choosing Your Delivery Style
- Handling Pressure
- Engaging the Audience
- Code vs. Slides
- Creating an Outline
- Creating the Story
- Building a Demo
- Building a More Complex Demo
- Creating Your Slides
- The Unexpected
- The Tech Check
- The Delivery
Keep an eye out for my next video with Rob, coming very soon exclusively to Pluralsight Subscribers!
Rob has a lot of great videos as well like these and many more!
- Application Building Patterns with AngularJS
- Application Building Patterns with Backbone.js
- Change It Up!
- Play by Play: Database Tuning
- Play by Play: Knockout Cart with Scott Hanselman
- Play by Play: Knockout Refactoring
- Play by Play: TDD with Brad Wilson
- Practical Mercurial
- Pragmatic Behavior-driven Design with .NET
- Real-World ASP.NET MVC3
- Sinatra In-Depth
Rob and I also have a one hour video where we move the This Developer's Life podcast website to Microsoft Azure LIVE, so check that out.
Many, many, thanks to Pluralsight for giving this video to the community for free! If you're on Twitter, go thank them now @pluralsight.
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