Jeff Ammons

Electronic Arts

Jeff Ammons

Jeff Ammons is an Applications Architect with Electronic Arts in Orlando. He also produces video courses for Pluralsight and his own site CCALearn.Tech. He has worked as a programmer for over 25 years and has worked for companies like EA, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Sage Software, National Auto Research, and The Coca-Cola Company. Jeff ran a coding bootcamp in the Atlanta area for 3 years where he helped a number of people change careers or advance in their existing software career. Jeff is a Microsoft MVP in the area of Visual Studio and Development Technologies. He was one of the founders and President of the Gwinnett, Georgia, Microsoft User Group and a frequent speaker at Code Camps in Atlanta, Augusta and Tampa, as well as SQL Saturdays, and other user groups and conferences. He has been passionate about programming since middle school when he had to walk to the high school after school to get time on a TRS-80 and taught himself to code in Basic.


Serverless Yet Stateful Workflows with Azure Durable Functions

Advanced
Cloud (Room 203)
01:00 PM - 01:50 PM

Don't want to manage servers, yet do want to coordinate workflows on Azure? In this talk we will explore Microsoft's new Durable Functions for Azure. With Durable Functions you can manage state over the course of multiple serverless function calls with very little overhead. This approach lets you focus on solving YOUR problem, not setting up enterprise messaging, state management, etc.

Keep it CLEAN with Microsoft's Recommended ASP Core Architecture

Advanced
Development (Room 228)
04:00 PM - 04:50 PM

Whether you call it the CLEAN architecture or the Onion architecture, you will find it a great way to keep your web applications, well, clean! In Microsoft's latest architecture guidance for ASP Core, they recommend the CLEAN approach. In this talk we will take a look at what that means and how you can make your apps easier to navigate, easier to test, and easier to maintain.