Surrey Go User Group Meetup

The inaugural Surrey Go User Group meetup was held in Dorking, England tonight. Attendees were a mixture of Go lang enthusiasts and other developer coming to learn what all the fuss is about Go. Kevin Golding presented the event. Kevin came to Go from a Node JS background. He has found Go to be extremely…

Call For Award Nominations

Dr. Axel Rauchmayer, Software Engineering Teacher of the Year 2015 Last year debuted the Teacher of the Year Award. I selected 5 candidates and there were two rounds of voting. After a close run contest and many votes, the Software Engineering Teacher of the Year 2015 Award went to Dr Axel Rauchmayer. Great though this…

Software Engineering Teacher of the Year 2015

Dr. Axel Rauschmayer Wins The last few months have built up to the final poll for the Software Engineering Teacher of the Year. The poll was extremely close for the first few days, with Erik Dietrich in the lead for a while, however many votes came in for Axel later and he ended up with…

The Teacher of the Year 2015 is…

The final Poll for the Teacher of the Year 2015 award is now closed. Many thanks for your votes. Our last 3 finalists are Dr. Axel Rauschmayer, Erik Dietrich and Tomas Petricek. You can see details of each of our finalists here: Dr. Axel Rauschmayer Erik Dietrich Tomas Petricek And the winner is… Dr. Axel…

Teacher of the Year Finalist Dr. Axel Rauschmayer

Axel has been programming since 1985 and developing web applications since 1995. He held his first talk on Ajax in 2006, and has done extensive research into programming language design. He’s followed the state and future of JavaScript since its creation. Axel has taught software engineering at the University of Munich and web development as…

Teacher of the Year 2015 Finalist Kate Gregory

Kate Gregory is a a founding partner of Gregory Consulting Limited. She has over three decades of software development experience in a variety of programming languages including Fortran, PL/I, C++, Java, Visual Basic, and C#. One of the services her company provides is mentoring, such as getting old-school C++ programmers up to speed with modern…