On Developer Communities: Quality is Job Zero

On Developer Communities…  I hold the following hypotheses about successful, growing, and thriving developer communities: First, you need a team builder.  You can run a company like a user group, but the inverse is not always true. Quality always works. People are not resources or assets. Don’t go away. Each hypothesis is accompanied by one or …
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On Developer Communities: You Can Tune A Piano But You Can’t Tuna Fish

On Developer Communities…  I hold the following hypotheses about successful, growing, and thriving developer communities: First, you need a team builder.  You can run a company like a user group, but the inverse is not always true. Quality always works. People are not resources or assets. Don’t go away. Each hypothesis is accompanied by one or …
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On Developer Communities: You Can Tune A Piano But You Can’t Tuna Fish

On Developer Communities…  I hold the following hypotheses about successful, growing, and thriving developer communities: First, you need a team builder.  You can run a company like a user group, but the inverse is not always true. Quality always works. People are not resources or assets. Don’t go away. Each hypothesis is accompanied by one or …
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On Developer Communities: The Team Builder

Introduction  One take-away from the MVP Summit last week is: We’re doing some pretty cool stuff in the Richmond (Virginia) Developer Community. I attended a breakout session on Developer Communities and found the room divided into roughly two groups: Those who were active in a thriving local developer community Those wanted to be active in a thriving …
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On Developer Communities: The Team Builder

Introduction  One take-away from the MVP Summit last week is: We’re doing some pretty cool stuff in the Richmond (Virginia) Developer Community. I attended a breakout session on Developer Communities and found the room divided into roughly two groups: Those who were active in a thriving local developer community Those wanted to be active in a thriving …
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On Developer Communities: The Team Builder

Introduction  One take-away from the MVP Summit last week is: We’re doing some pretty cool stuff in the Richmond (Virginia) Developer Community. I attended a breakout session on Developer Communities and found the room divided into roughly two groups: Those who were active in a thriving local developer community Those wanted to be active in a thriving …
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Transcript of .Net Rocks Show on Database Testing in CoDe!

The transcript of the first few minutes of the .Net Rocks Show on Database Testing is in the new issue of CoDe Magazine! Coincidentally, I was presenting on the topic of Database Testing in Roanoke, VA a couple weeks back when the Roanoke Valley .Net User Group received their copies of CoDe Magazine. Robin Edwards …
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