Category Archives: Agile

Microsoft Machine Learning Smackdown

Deck from a talk I will be giving this Saturday at SQLSaturday in Mountain View, CA — hope to see you there!

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Where is Lynn? March-May 2014

I’ll be speaking at and/or attending a number of technical events this spring. I decided to make a short video to list all of them – if you are attending any of these events, stop over and say ‘hi’.

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Better Unit Testing with Approval Tests

Here’s my updated deck for SDC 2013, Sweden ‘Better Unit Testing with Approval Tests’. If you want to learn more, check out Llewellyn’s YouTube channel on Using Approval Tests in .NET.

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ApprovalTests at Agile 2012

Woody Zuill and I are presenting on the open source unit testing library ApprovalTests at the Agile 2012 conference this week.  Below are the slides.  The presentation will also be recorded and I will link that recording here after it’s … Continue reading

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My SoCalCodeCamp decks – Hadoop, ApprovalTests, BigData and more

I am going to be one busy lady on Saturday, June 23 at SoCalCodeCamp at UCSD in San Diego.  Here’s the schedule.  I am presenting at 5 different talks there all on Saturday.  Here are the decks and sessions: 1) … Continue reading

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Real-world Entity Framework

Here’s the deck and sample code from our talk ‘Real-world Entity Framework’ at DevTeach Vancouver, BC.  In this talk we show the mechanics of working with database-first EF, using an order entry system.  Our code examples include both read and … Continue reading

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MongoDB for the .NET Developer

I’ve been spending some time taking a closer look at MongoDB, in conjunction with a consulting job that I’ve been working on for a start-up.  The developers were been unhappy with their experience trying to develop on a RDBMS for the cloud … Continue reading

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Surrender…to fun

Just sayin’ and

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Blowing up the Technical Classroom

We call it Extreme Learning – it’s Extreme programming practices applied to my classroom – listen in for my 5 minutes on this.

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Using an Amazon EC2 AMI as your second laptop

Here’s a quick video on how I use Amazon web service AWS as my ‘training laptop’ when I am trying out features of some version of SQL Server (i.e. SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2012).

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