Presented at Get Connected Canberra #2

Huge thanks toRibit, CiT, Canberra Uni and ANU for having me present the Xero vacation program at Get Connected Canberra #2. Neha Sood (Grad Developer – Xero) came along with me, and we did some really great micro interviews with Students.

I got to provide a 30 sec brief on Xero and out vacation program for Software Engineers and we then spent around 90 minutes doing mini-interviews


Was a really great night and met a bunch of sensational students interested in coding.

For any students who attended who are interested in learning more about C#/.NET check out lots of articles/links on this site as well as a bunch of other cool websites  for .NET learning resources including: and



Really important article on burnout in Software Development

OK if you follow this blog you know by now how much I love Scott Hanselman and it’s no surprise that he’s written another great article on one of the dark areas of Software Development: Burnout

I’ve seen it too many times, where great Engineers just get fed up with the daily grind of needing to deliver. As Scott says some times we just need to drop everything and take a break.


Scholarship – Women in Tech @ General Assembly in Melbourne – CLOSES MONDAY 12 September

I really wish I had seen this earlier – only 3 days to get an application in for any women interested in this rare opportunity: