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Azure DevOps Podcast

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Dec 20, 2021

In this episode, Jeffrey is joined by a deeply fascinating guest, Aaron Stannard! Aaron is the founder and CEO of Petabridge and Sdkbin, building open source tools for .NET developers to build concurrent and distributed applications. He’s also the founder of MarkedUp Analytics, a real-time in-app marketing and analytics service used by 1000+ developers, and has spent some time inside Microsoft as a Startup Developer Evangelist.


In this conversation, Aaron shares the story of his career history up to this point in time, the creation of Akka.NET and Petabridge, and the problems that these projects aim to address.


Be sure to tune in next week for the second part of this interview with Aaron Stannard!


Topics of Discussion:

[:36] About The Azure DevOps Podcast, Clear Measure; the new video podcast Architect Tips; and Jeffrey’s offer to speak at virtual user groups.

[1:15] About today’s episode with Aaron Stannard.

[1:54] Jeffrey welcomes Aaron to the podcast!

[3:42] Aaron shares his career history and journey.

[8:38] Aaron shares the story of Akka.NET.

[13:38] A word from Azure DevOps Podcast’s sponsor: Clear Measure.

[14:11] Aaron continues the story of Akka.NET and explains what problems it addresses.

[19:19] Aaron shares how many lines of code was the first rev of Akka just to get the basics working.

[23:30] Be sure to tune in next week for the second and final part of the interview with Aaron Stannard!


Mentioned in this Episode:

Architect Tips — New video podcast!

Azure DevOps

Clear Measure (Sponsor)

.NET DevOps for Azure: A Developer’s Guide to DevOps Architecture the Right Way, by Jeffrey Palermo — Available on Amazon! — Click here to download the .NET DevOps for Azure ebook!

Jeffrey Palermo’s YouTube

Jeffrey Palermo’s Twitter Follow to stay informed about future events!

.NET Conf


Akka.NET Bootcamp | Petabridge

Petabridge Blog

Aaron Stannard’s Website

Aaron Stannard’s Twitter @Aaronontheweb


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