A virtual talk announcing and introducing terraform-plugin-framework, a new way to build Terraform providers.
A virtual talk on Terraform’s type system.
A virtual talk describing how to build your API such that it will be easier to implement a Terraform provider for it.
A livestreamed demo and presentation on new Terraform provider development modules, done in partnership with Katy Moe and Tracy P. Holmes.
A brief history of notable events in Terraform provider development, this talk shows both how many patterns provider developers rely on are newer than they’d think, but also that the fundamental abstractions provider developers use have been around a lot longer than they’d think.
A deep dive into why the v0.12 release for Terraform was so difficult, and tips for upgrading your provider to support it.
A talk about the origins of HashiCorp’s pride stickers, and about the importance of representation in the workplace.
A talk I gave with Dana Hoffman of Google about the advancements and innovations the GCP provider for Terraform had pioneered, and about the friendship we had cultivated between our companies.
A livecoding demo of deploying Nomad clusters across AWS and GCP using Terraform.
I was fortunate enough to be invited to EngineYard’s Distill conference in 2014, to speak on a panel about their Prompt program and mental health.
Depressed For A Day is a talk I gave at php[tek] as part of the Mental Health Summit, thanks to the sponsorship of EngineYard’s Prompt program.
Ceci n’est pas un Canard: The Treachery of Hacker News is a talk about supporting each other and making good art.
A talk about using Go for realtime web application development. Created for RealtimeConf Europe, this talk was also given at the University of Buffalo and for the XMPP UK meetup group.
A talk I gave at Barcamp Buffalo 2012. Iron Man has some pretty awesome tech, so let’s see how they got it.