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Stuart Celarier is a principal software architect and developer, primarily on Microsoft technologies. He has worked in a wide variety of industries and problem domains as a consultant and employee, as well as teaching and mentoring. He is an eight-time recipient of the Microsoft MVP award for work in services and integration, and was a Microsoft Regional Director for five years. Stuart is also a speaker at regional user groups, he co-directed the Portland Code Camp, and co-chaired the Birds-of-a-Feather track at eight Microsoft conferences. Outside of software, Stuart is a member of the Oregon Mandolin Orchestra and teaches juggling at Reed College.

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Dylan Beattie is a systems architect and software developer. He's been building interactive web applications on the Microsoft stack since the days of Windows NT 4. Today his main interests are HTTP APIs, user experience design, and distributed systems. Dylan lives and works in London and when he's not writing code he plays guitar and writes songs about code.

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Mads is the Program Manager for the C# Language. He maintains the language specification and runs the language design process for C#. Many years ago Mads was a professor, and also contributed to a language starting with J.

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Scott Hunter works for Microsoft as the Director of Program Management for the .NET team. This team builds the .NET Framework, .NET Core, Managed Languages (C#, F#, VB), .NET Tooling, Web Tooling and the Web and Data frameworks. Before this Scott was the CTO of several startups including Mustang Software and Starbase focusing on a variety of technologies, but programming the Web has always been his real passion. In his spare time he is an avid Hiker and enjoying Formula One racing.

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Rowan works as a Program Manager on the .NET team at Microsoft. The bulk of his time at Microsoft has been spent on the open source Entity Framework project. He speaks at technical conferences and blogs at Prior to Microsoft, Rowan worked for a tourism company in Tasmania, Australia doing enterprise application development and integration.

Rowan lives in Seattle, Washington with his wife Athalie and their children. The bulk of their time is taken up as a foster family, but in his spare moments Rowan enjoys snowboarding, construction, rocket engines, and pretty much anything that involves being active or tinkering in his workshop.

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Sara Ford is a Senior Product Manager at GitHub on the Editor Tools team. Previously she worked at Microsoft for over a decade on their developer tools, including Visual Studio and CodePlex. In 2015, Sara received her Masters degree in Human Factors (HCI / UX) at San Jose State University because she wants to make developer tools usable. Sara's life-long dream is to be a 97-year old weightlifter, so she can be featured on the local news.

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Joseph Guadagno has been in software development for about 15 years or so. He started out with a small book on QuickBASIC, then moved the Visual Basic for DOS, then Visual Basic for Windows, then Visual Basic .NET and eventually Visual C#. When I am not working at my full-time job, as a Team Leader at Quicken Loans, he donates his time to several community efforts.

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Jeff Atwood considers himself a reasonably experienced Windows software developer with a particular interest in the human side of software development, as represented in his recommended developer reading list on his blog, Coding Horror. Computers are fascinating machines, but they're mostly a reflection of the people using them. In the art of software development, studying code isn't enough: you have to study the people behind the software, too.
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Episode 82: Jon Galloway

Jon works at Microsoft as a Technical Evangelist focused on ASP.NET and Windows Azure. He’s co-author of Wrox Professional ASP.NET MVC, writes samples and tutorials like the MVC Music Store and is a frequent speaker at conferences and international Web Camps events. Jon’s been doing professional web development for 17 years, including high scale applications in financial, entertainment and healthcare analytics. He’s part of the Herding Code podcast, Twitters as @jongalloway and blogs at He likes to travel, but spends most of his time in San Diego with his amazingly patient wife Rachel, three wonderful daughters, a dozen avocado trees and the occasional rattlesnake.

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Episode 81: Cory House

Cory is an international speaker, Pluralsight author, Microsoft MVP, Software Architect, independent consultant, and teacher. He has trained over 10,000 software developers at conferences worldwide on front-end development, testing, and software architecture. He currently specializes in front-end development using React. Cory is author of multiple Pluralsight courses and is active on Twitter as @housecor.

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