Location: Discovery Room (E163), Wright State University Student Union
Patterns are an important tool to use as architects and developers. They provide a common vocabulary for us to design with, as well as a common approach to a common problem. Come learn about at least five useful patterns, and how to use them in your everyday code. We’ll cover patterns such as the Command Pattern, Adapter, variations of the Factory Pattern and more.
Bio: Michael Wood is a Microsoft Practice Director for Strategic Data Systems in Centerville, OH, but lives across the river in Kentucky. He describes himself as a problem solving, outdoorsy, user group leading, dog-loving, blog writing, solution creating, event planning, married, technology speaking, father of one kind of guy. When he's not living up to that title he's an avid reader, (horrible) violinist and gamer. Michael is a Founding Director of the Cincinnati .NET User Group as well as the founder of the Cincinnati Software Architecture Special Interest Group. He is also a founding member of the software architecture web resource nPlus1 (http://nplus1.org), instigator of the informal code pairing Bitslinger events in Cincinnati and a Microsoft MVP in Client App Dev. You can catch up with Mike on his blog at http://mvwood.com/blog and on twitter under the handle @mikewo.