User Group

The term Dark Matter Developers was coined by Scott Hanselman in this blog post from 2012. In his post he defines Dark Matter Developers:

My coworker Damian Edwards and I hypothesize that there is another kind of developer than the ones we meet all the time. We call them Dark Matter Developers. They don’t read a lot of blogs, they never write blogs, they don’t go to user groups, they don’t tweet or facebook, and you don’t often see them at large conferences. Where are these dark matter developers online?

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Tonight I did a talk at the MMADNJ user group on Multitasking and Background Processing in Windows Phone 8.1.

If you’re interested in seeing my slides they’re now available on Slideshare. I’ve also shared my sample code on OneDrive, including my C# sample of XamlRenderingBackgroundTask. Don’t use it though, the C++ version is more memory efficient!

Thanks to everyone who came to my talk!