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RussCam - Lessons learned at Microsoft TechEd Speaker Idol 2013

In this very special edition of RussCam, we consolidate 4 days worth of presentations from several “Speaker Idol” contestants and most importantly constructive criticism from an esteemed panel of judges. We have a jam packed 15 minute video with over 40  incredible tips like these listed below and more… Listen and Learn! This is a deep dive into presentation skills and is prefect for viewing by anyone who teaches or presents! Enjoy this very education video. We also chat with the winner of the contest and wrap up with some tips of my own. Special thanks to Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell for running this event!

ComponentOne sponsors Code PaLOUsa : recap

Code PaLOUsa 2013 was a great event and one to put on your radar for next year. It’s a two day event, with an optional pre con day. I got to tell you, this was an extremely well organized event with many great speakers and sessions. Not to mention it is held in Louisville, home of the Louisville Slugger museum! I actually bolted there right form the airport in time to catch the last tour of the day. I love baseball history. The tour sent chills up my spine with a walk down memory lane.  I’ve been to the the Baseball Hall of fame in Cooperstown, the Ted Williams hitter museum in Florida and this one completes the trifecta. Speaking of the trifecta, the weekend we were there, the first weekend in May, marked the start of all of the festivities leading up to the Kentucky derby, including hot air balloon races and the marathon. It was my first time in Louisville and was awesome with the smell of spring in the air. Great job to Chad Green and all of the conference organizers.

ComponentOne sponsors Code PaLOUsa this weekend!

After this weekend this, Louisville will never be the same as RussCamTV heads to Kentucky for this great event. I have heard so many good things about this conference and am looking forward to attending and speaking at this event. I am doing a session on Building a Windows 8 App from scratch with a sneak peak at some of the C1 Windows 8 WinRT XAML controls. For those new to Windows 8 Store app development, this is a killer session that you will enjoy. I have never been to Louisville before, so this will be another RussCam first! I am hoping to visit the Louisville Slugger factory at some point as well. I held those bats as a youngster in little league, as many have,  and high school ball (that was before aluminum bats). I wonder if they are still celebrating the Men’s NCAA tournament championship?