Author Archives: Ken Fogel

About Ken Fogel

Java Champion, JCP Executive Committee Member and NetBeans Dream Team Member. Java One/Code One speaker. Organizer of DawsCon, Montreal's free one day software conference. Next conference is January 10, 2020. Faculty member of the Computer Science Technology Program at Dawson College, Montreal. Instructor at the Continuing Education Computer Institute of Concordia University, Montreal. Passionate about teaching and inspiring students to be better programmers.

Book Report: Developer Advocate!

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Developer, Advocate!Conversations on turning a passion for talking about tech into a careerBy Geertjan WielengaCopyright 2019 Published by Packt Publishing Ltd. I met Geertjan seven years ago when he contacted me on LinkedIn. He’d come across my profile and saw that I was a college teacher and he wanted to ask if I’d like to write a paper with him… Read more »

My Microsoft Ignite 2019 Adventure

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A few months ago I was contacted by Bruno Borges, a friend from my involvement at Oracle’s Java One/Code One conference. He wanted to know if I’d be interested in being nominated as a Community Leader/VIP for the upcoming Microsoft Ignite conference being held in November in Orlando, Florida. The cloud advocacy group at MS were inviting people, I believe… Read more »