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Software Development Peer Group - Scripting Language Rundown

  • 9 Feb 2023
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • GreenStone Farm Credit Services 3515 West Rd East Lansing, MI 48823 Conference Room 111
  • 33

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  • For those with an annual membership with the CAITC. If you are unsure, please email caitc@camw.net for details on your membership status.

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Event topic: Scripting Language Rundown

Lunch provided! Thank you to our sponsor Greenstone Farm Credit Services!!

Overview:

There are many scripting languages out there – Powershell, JS, Powerscript, Ancible, Javascript, Power Platform, and more. So how do you know what’s right for your organization? At our February 3 event, we’ll hear from two speakers on different languages they’re putting to use for their organizations, along with a run down on the pros and cons of each from both a business and a technical perspective.


Speakers:

Picture of Brett Post from Dewpoint

Brett Post, Dewpoint

Brett W. Post is a highly motivated and ambitious Software Developer who is recently out of college already with several years of experience in finding development solutions. Late Elementary school is where he picked up the skill, and has since earned a BS in Computer Science from Michigan Technological University. Through his college enterprise, internships, and now full year of professional work, he has gained skills in C/C++, C#, Python, SQL, Mobile Development, Azure, and Microsoft's Power Platform.



Picture of Chad Lycos from Lansing Community College

Chad Lycos, LCC

Chad Lycos has worked at Lansing Community College for almost 30 years.  He spent 13 years in Financial Aid before transitioning to IT where he’s been for the past 17 years.

Starting off as a Research Analyst coding institutional reports, he moved to a System’s Analyst position supporting the Finance and HR departments and eventually shifting to full-stack development as a Web Application Developer.

He’s worked in Java/JSP, Groovy/Grails, Oracle Application Express and for the past 5 years has focused on developing web applications in Angular (html, css, typescript) with a node backend (javascript) and data stored in an oracle database (PL/SQL).


Sponsor(s):

BIG thanks to our event sponsor 

Software Development Peer Group Leadership

Charter: The Software Development Peer Group seeks to provide a forum for software developers to participate in thoughtful, meaningful and engaging discussion about technology ideas, practices and tools. We aim to help foster growth for software development as a whole in the capital area as well as to help individual software developers improve their craft. Our events create opportunities to learn together, and support strategies that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the software development profession.

Board Liaison: Dave Zink - TechSmith

Committee Chair: David Phillips - Greenstone Farm Credit Services

Committee Co-chair: Open - Contact us if interested


We look forward to seeing you at GreenStone Farm Credit Services!

"I love the peer groups that CAITC has established. I love that I can connect, network, and learn from local IT professionals in my field. I also appreciate connecting with peer groups that I don’t always identify with and learn about opportunities to support and advocate for others. Thank you CAITC for building this community, both in person and virtually!"

Brittni Schumacher
Manager
Jackson Enterprise Technology

"As a founding member of the Capital Area IT Council, our small IT firm has benefitted immensely from our continued participation in the CAITC. I have personally benefitted from CAITC-sponsored training programs, such as the IT Project Management course that I attended, which in turn has helped me to better manage clients/projects and generate new business for my company, while also creating new opportunities to grow professionally."

Gideon Francis, MBA, CSM, ITIL, CMMI Associate
Vice President
Global Alliant, Inc.

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