Rob's Presentations in 2022

A Database DevOps Pipeline

Slides devops data
7/7/2022 at Developer Week '22 in Nuremberg, Germany
Are your automation practices accounting for the database? How do you verify database software quality? Most importantly, how do you care for customer data as the schema evolves?...

JavaScript Tests in Node, the Browser, and CI

javascript node testing
7/7/2022 at Developer Week '22 in Nuremberg, Germany
Good software practices don’t end just because you’re building a thick client in the browser. The JavaScript community is a flourishing boutique of high-quality tools and techniques....

Data Warehouse, Data Lake, Data Mesh, Oh My: The History of Data Storage

Slides data
7/5/2022 at Developer Week '22 in Nuremberg, Germany
Are you looking to modernize your data infrastructure? Or are you confused at what all the terms mean?...

Level-up Your DevOps with GitHub Actions and Kubernetes

devops kubernetes
7/5/2022 at Developer Week '22 in Nuremberg, Germany
Are you looking to rapidly deploy your content? Are Docker containers in your future? Come for this demo-only presentation where we start from scratch, live-code a Dockerfile, build up a DevOps pipeline in GitHub Actions, and deploy to Kubernetes....

Minimal APIs with ASP.NET 6.0

7/5/2022 at Developer Week '22 in Nuremberg, Germany
With ASP.NET 6.0, there’s a 4th coding paradigm joining MVC, WebAPI, and Razor Pages: Minimal APIs....

Data Warehouse, Data Lake, Data Mesh, Oh My: The History of Data Storage

Slides data
6/28/2022 at Cloud Data Management Day in Detroit, MI (virtual)
Are you looking to modernize your data infrastructure? Or are you confused at what all the terms mean?...

Unit Testing in .NET with XUnit and MoQ

asp.net core testing
6/21/2022 at Utah County .NET User Group in Provo, UT (virtual)
This is a #NoSlides presentation where we’ll live-code all the tests. We’ll start with a code sample, discuss the tests we want to build, use xUnit and MoQ to build the tests, then refactor the code to be more testable....

At The Helm of Kubernetes: Repeatable Infrastructure Creation for Mere Mortals

Slides docker kubernetes devops
6/15/2022 at Visual Studio Live Austin 2022 in Austin, TX
As we get deeper into Kubernetes yaml files, we see a lot of duplication. Can we move to a higher level that eliminates this duplication?...

Choosing from the many ways to Docker in Azure

Slides docker devops azure
6/15/2022 at Visual Studio Live Austin 2022 in Austin, TX
You’re ready to go cloud native with containers. Now where do you begin on Azure? There’s a dizying amount of container options available in Azure....

Database DevOps with Containers

Slides devops docker
6/10/2022 at SQL Start in Italy (virtual)
Unlike CI/CD pipelines for applications, we can’t just delete the database and pop up a new one with each new version....

The Definitive Deep Dive into the .git Folder

git
6/9/2022 at Interface by apidays
What’s in the .git folder? How are commits stored? How do branches work? We’ll dive deep into the objects folder, unpack commits, look at the types of DAG nodes, examine object content, and build a complete visualization of the stored content....

Service Mess to Service Mesh

Slides kubernetes security
6/8/2022 at RSA Conference 2022 in San Francisco, CA
In our quest to secure all the things, do we jump in too quickly? We’ll use Istio and Linkerd as example service meshes, and look at the features we would expect from a service mesh....

Git Scenarios: How Do I Fix That?

git
6/2/2022 at International PHP Conference (IPC) in Berlin, Germany
Have you ever wondered how to get out of a bad merge? Have you ever gotten stuck trying to push your changes?...

At The Helm of Kubernetes: Repeatable Infrastructure Creation for Mere Mortals

Slides docker kubernetes devops
6/1/2022 at International PHP Conference (IPC) in Berlin, Germany
As we get deeper into Kubernetes yaml files, we see a lot of duplication. Can we move to a higher level that eliminates this duplication?...

Scaling the Testing Pyramid in JavaScript

Slides spa javascript testing spa
5/26/2022 at Vue.js Global Summit '22
Unit tests? Integration tests? Mocks? Stubs? Fakes? How does this apply to the web? Let’s look at all the ways you can test a web app and demo all the tools you’d use....

Gaining Confidence with Cypress Tests

Slides testing javascript
5/25/2022 at Vue.js Global Summit '22
Have you ever wanted to refactor mercilessly but didn’t want to break the fragile tower? Or have you ever pushed to production only to spend the next few days cleaning up the regressions?...

A Database DevOps Pipeline

Slides devops data
5/24/2022 at GroupBy
Are your automation practices accounting for the database? How do you verify database software quality? Most importantly, how do you care for customer data as the schema evolves?...

Level-up Your DevOps with GitHub Actions and Kubernetes

devops kubernetes
5/24/2022 at DevOps Pro Europe
Are you looking to rapidly deploy your content? Are Docker containers in your future? Come for this demo-only presentation where we start from scratch, live-code a Dockerfile, build up a DevOps pipeline in GitHub Actions, and deploy to Kubernetes....

The Definitive Deep Dive into the .git Folder

git
5/24/2022 at THAT Conference Texas 2022 in Round Rock, TX (virtual)
What’s in the .git folder? How are commits stored? How do branches work? We’ll dive deep into the objects folder, unpack commits, look at the types of DAG nodes, examine object content, and build a complete visualization of the stored content....

Choosing from the many ways to Docker in Azure

Slides docker devops azure
5/19/2022 at SDD Conf London 2022 in London, England
You’re ready to go cloud native with containers. Now where do you begin on Azure? There’s a dizying amount of container options available in Azure....

JavaScript the Grumpy Parts

Slides javascript
5/19/2022 at SDD Conf London 2022 in London, England
We love JavaScript, but we must admit: it’s weird. Why does this behave as it does?...

Minimal APIs with ASP.NET 6.0

5/19/2022 at SDD Conf London 2022 in London, England
With ASP.NET 6.0, there’s a 4th coding paradigm joining MVC, WebAPI, and Razor Pages: Minimal APIs....

Git Scenarios: How Do I Fix That?

git
5/18/2022 at SDD Conf London 2022 in London, England
Have you ever wondered how to get out of a bad merge? Have you ever gotten stuck trying to push your changes?...

Securing Docker Containers: Kubernetes just does that, right?

Slides docker devops security
5/18/2022 at SDD Conf London 2022 in London, England
Securing a container is like securing a virtual or physical machine. You need to understand what’s installed, ensure it’s patched, and reduce the attack surface....

Level-up Your DevOps with GitHub Actions and Kubernetes

devops kubernetes
5/17/2022 at GDG Minsk in Minsk, Belarus (virtual)
Are you looking to rapidly deploy your content? Are Docker containers in your future? Come for this demo-only presentation where we start from scratch, live-code a Dockerfile, build up a DevOps pipeline in GitHub Actions, and deploy to Kubernetes....

The Complexity of Software Development

docker
5/10/2022 at DockerCon
Complexity is inherent to software development, but there are ways to mitigate it. In this panel, we’ll dissect software development in a simple way....

At The Helm of Kubernetes: Repeatable Infrastructure Creation for Mere Mortals

Slides docker kubernetes devops
5/6/2022 at StirTrek in Columbus, OH
As we get deeper into Kubernetes yaml files, we see a lot of duplication. Can we move to a higher level that eliminates this duplication?...

Minimal APIs with ASP.NET 6.0

5/5/2022 at Twin Cities .NET User Group in Twin Cities, MN (virtual)
With ASP.NET 6.0, there’s a 4th coding paradigm joining MVC, WebAPI, and Razor Pages: Minimal APIs....

Minimal APIs with ASP.NET 6.0

4/28/2022 at NDC Porto in Porto, Portugal
With ASP.NET 6.0, there’s a 4th coding paradigm joining MVC, WebAPI, and Razor Pages: Minimal APIs....

The Definitive Deep Dive into the .git Folder

git
4/28/2022 at NDC Porto in Porto, Portugal
What’s in the .git folder? How are commits stored? How do branches work? We’ll dive deep into the objects folder, unpack commits, look at the types of DAG nodes, examine object content, and build a complete visualization of the stored content....

Mocking in Front-end and Back-end TypeScript Tests

Slides javascript spa testing
4/27/2022 at NDC Porto in Porto, Portugal
When the goal is unit testing, it’s common to swap out dependencies with fake pieces to give more control and to make tests run faster....

Building Stateful Workloads in Kubernetes

Slides kubernetes
4/21/2022 at Chicago .NET User Group in Chicago, IL (virtual)
It’s day 2. Kubernetes is running. You have your deployments and services set. Now how do you migrate the data store?...

Gaining Confidence with Cypress Tests

Slides testing javascript
4/21/2022 at TestBash Mobile
Have you ever wanted to refactor mercilessly but didn’t want to break the fragile tower? Or have you ever pushed to production only to spend the next few days cleaning up the regressions?...

Service Mess to Service Mesh

Slides kubernetes security
4/20/2022 at DevOpsDays Atlanta in Atlanta, GA
In our quest to secure all the things, do we jump in too quickly? We’ll use Istio and Linkerd as example service meshes, and look at the features we would expect from a service mesh....

Git Best Practices and Workflows

Slides
4/12/2022 at Private Event
Want to level-up in Git? We’ll look at Git workflow strategies like GitFlow, GitHub Flow, and branch-on-release....

At The Helm of Kubernetes: Repeatable Infrastructure Creation for Mere Mortals

Slides docker kubernetes devops
4/8/2022 at CodeStock in Knoxville, TN
As we get deeper into Kubernetes yaml files, we see a lot of duplication. Can we move to a higher level that eliminates this duplication?...

Minimal APIs with ASP.NET 6.0

4/7/2022 at CodeStock in Knoxville, TN
With ASP.NET 6.0, there’s a 4th coding paradigm joining MVC, WebAPI, and Razor Pages: Minimal APIs....

Git Scenarios: How Do I Fix That?

git
4/5/2022 at DevIntersection in Las Vegas, NV
Have you ever wondered how to get out of a bad merge? Have you ever gotten stuck trying to push your changes?...

Scaling the Testing Pyramid in JavaScript

Slides spa javascript testing spa
4/5/2022 at DevIntersection in Las Vegas, NV
Unit tests? Integration tests? Mocks? Stubs? Fakes? How does this apply to the web? Let’s look at all the ways you can test a web app and demo all the tools you’d use....

Continuous Security by Design

Slides docker security devops
4/1/2022 at IR Conf
Have you struggled to get security baked into your DevOps process or have your security needs taken a back seat to “run fast and break things”?...

Container Scanning: Run Fast and Stay Safe

Slides docker security devops
3/23/2022 at Code to Cloud Summit
Have you struggled to get security baked into your DevOps process or have your security needs taken a back seat to “run fast and break things”?...

Building Stateful Workloads in Kubernetes

Slides kubernetes
3/22/2022 at Python Web Conference
It’s day 2. Kubernetes is running. You have your deployments and services set. Now how do you migrate the data store?...

Moving to Azure

Slides azure asp.net cloud
3/22/2022 at Private Event
How to we get to “the cloud”? What is “the cloud”? In this session we’ll look at modernizing a legacy application, removing single-server technologies like AppData and per-node cache....

Minimal APIs with ASP.NET 6.0

3/18/2022 at New Mexico .NET User Group in New Mexico (virtual)
With ASP.NET 6.0, there’s a 4th coding paradigm joining MVC, WebAPI, and Razor Pages: Minimal APIs....

Your Technology Your Way: Full-stack Web and Service with .NET and Node

Slides asp.net core javascript node
3/16/2022 at Utah County .NET User Group in Provo, UT (virtual)
Do you want to build full-stack with your stack? We’ll build an ASP.NET website using Blazor and WebAPI, a back-end service using Service Worker and gRPC....

Minimal APIs with ASP.NET 6.0

3/4/2022 at Philly .NET Code Camp 2022 in Philadelphia, PA (virtual)
With ASP.NET 6.0, there’s a 4th coding paradigm joining MVC, WebAPI, and Razor Pages: Minimal APIs....

The Definitive Deep Dive into the .git Folder

git
3/4/2022 at Philly .NET Code Camp 2022 in Philadelphia, PA (virtual)
What’s in the .git folder? How are commits stored? How do branches work? We’ll dive deep into the objects folder, unpack commits, look at the types of DAG nodes, examine object content, and build a complete visualization of the stored content....

Data Warehouse, Data Lake, Data Mesh, Oh My: The History of Data Storage

Slides data
3/3/2022 at Worldwide Software Architecture Summit '22
Are you looking to modernize your data infrastructure? Or are you confused at what all the terms mean?...

Level-up Your DevOps with GitHub Actions and Kubernetes

devops kubernetes
2/25/2022 at GDG Minsk Cloud Meetup in Minsk (virtual)
Are you looking to rapidly deploy your content? Are Docker containers in your future? Come for this demo-only presentation where we start from scratch, live-code a Dockerfile, build up a DevOps pipeline in GitHub Actions, and deploy to Kubernetes....

Leaving Shared Database Accounts Behind: Securing Snowflake and MongoDB

Slides data security
2/24/2022 at Cyral Webinar
How can we possibly secure data when we don’t even know who is using the database?...

Pro Microservices in .Net 6 By Sean Whitesell, Rob Richardson, Matthew Groves

asp.net devops kubernetes
2/24/2022 at Cleveland C#/VB.NET User Group in Cleveland, OH (virtual)
The microservices architecture is a way of distributing process workloads to independent applications. It also enables developers to dismantle large applications into smaller, easier-to-maintain, scalable parts....

The Definitive Deep Dive into the .git Folder

git
2/24/2022 at ConFoo in Montreal, Québec, Canada (virtual)
What’s in the .git folder? How are commits stored? How do branches work? We’ll dive deep into the objects folder, unpack commits, look at the types of DAG nodes, examine object content, and build a complete visualization of the stored content....

Level-up Your DevOps with GitHub Actions and Kubernetes

devops kubernetes
2/23/2022 at Utah County .NET User Group in Provo, UT (virtual)
Are you looking to rapidly deploy your content? Are Docker containers in your future? Come for this demo-only presentation where we start from scratch, live-code a Dockerfile, build up a DevOps pipeline in GitHub Actions, and deploy to Kubernetes....

Vue.js and TypeScript: Working Together like Peanut Butter and Jelly

Slides javascript spa vue.js
2/23/2022 at ConFoo in Montreal, Québec, Canada (virtual)
Have you struggled to get TypeScript and Vue to play well together? Me too. Vue is a fantastic SPA framework, and TypeScript is a great way for catching errors faster....

Getting Started with DevOps in Azure

Slides azure devops asp.net
2/22/2022 at Private Event
In this session we’ll look at spinning up a DevOps pipeline on Azure DevOps to build and deploy web properties....

Minimal APIs with ASP.NET 6.0

2/22/2022 at Louisville .NET User Group in Louisville, KY (virtual)
With ASP.NET 6.0, there’s a 4th coding paradigm joining MVC, WebAPI, and Razor Pages: Minimal APIs....

At The Helm of Kubernetes: Repeatable Infrastructure Creation for Mere Mortals

Slides docker kubernetes devops
2/8/2022 at Kubernetes Philly Meetup in Philadelphia, PA (virtual)
As we get deeper into Kubernetes yaml files, we see a lot of duplication. Can we move to a higher level that eliminates this duplication?...

Leaving Shared Database Accounts Behind: Securing Snowflake and MongoDB

Slides data security
2/8/2022 at Security Boulevard Webinar
How can we possibly secure data when we don’t even know who is using the database?...

Pro Microservices in .NET 6 with Whitesell, Rich, and Groves

asp.net kubernetes docker
2/8/2022 at The 6-figure Developer Podcast
Sean Whitesell is a Microsoft MVP and cloud architect at TokenEx, where he designs cloud-based architectural solutions for hosting internal services for TokenEx....

Container Scanning: Run Fast and Stay Safe

Slides docker security devops
2/5/2022 at CactusCon in Mesa, AZ
Have you struggled to get security baked into your DevOps process or have your security needs taken a back seat to “run fast and break things”?...

Vue.js and TypeScript: Working Together like Peanut Butter and Jelly

Slides javascript spa vue.js
2/3/2022 at Thursdays Matter
Have you struggled to get TypeScript and Vue to play well together? Me too. Vue is a fantastic SPA framework, and TypeScript is a great way for catching errors faster....

Gaining Confidence with Cypress Tests

Slides testing javascript
1/29/2022 at DevConf.CZ in Czech Republic (virtual)
Have you ever wanted to refactor mercilessly but didn’t want to break the fragile tower? Or have you ever pushed to production only to spend the next few days cleaning up the regressions?...

Building Stateful Workloads in Kubernetes

Slides kubernetes
1/27/2022 at DevOpStars'22
It’s day 2. Kubernetes is running. You have your deployments and services set. Now how do you migrate the data store?...

Pro Microservices in .NET 6

asp.net docker kubernetes
1/27/2022 at .NET Rocks
with Sean Whitesell, Rob Richardson, and Matt Groves...

Level-up Your DevOps with GitHub Actions and Kubernetes

devops kubernetes
1/26/2022 at DevOpStars'22
Are you looking to rapidly deploy your content? Are Docker containers in your future? Come for this demo-only presentation where we start from scratch, live-code a Dockerfile, build up a DevOps pipeline in GitHub Actions, and deploy to Kubernetes....

Securing Docker Containers: Kubernetes just does that, right?

Slides docker devops security
1/26/2022 at ISSA Denver Chapter in Denver, CO (virtual)
Securing a container is like securing a virtual or physical machine. You need to understand what’s installed, ensure it’s patched, and reduce the attack surface....

How to Give Everyone Access to Your Data and Still Keep It Safe

Slides data security
1/20/2022 at Cyral Webinar
As companies become data-driven, they need to make their data accessible to developers, DevOps teams and data engineers to facilitate better applications, compress release cycles and improve productivity....

Choosing from the many ways to Docker in Azure

Slides docker devops azure
1/19/2022 at Docker Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV (virtual)
You’re ready to go cloud native with containers. Now where do you begin on Azure? There’s a dizying amount of container options available in Azure....

Minimal APIs with ASP.NET 6.0

1/13/2022 at Tulsa .NET User Group in Tulsa, OK (virtual)
With ASP.NET 6.0, there’s a 4th coding paradigm joining MVC, WebAPI, and Razor Pages: Minimal APIs....

The Definitive Deep Dive into the .git Folder

git
1/13/2022 at CodeMash in Sandusky, OH
What’s in the .git folder? How are commits stored? How do branches work? We’ll dive deep into the objects folder, unpack commits, look at the types of DAG nodes, examine object content, and build a complete visualization of the stored content....