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Mar 25, 2024

Mark Miller, is an eight-year C# MVP with strong expertise in decoupled design, plug-in architectures, and great user interfaces. He is the Chief Architect of the IDE Tools division at Developer Express, as well as the visionary force behind productivity tools like CodeRush. Mark is a top-ranked speaker at conferences around the world and has been creating tools for software for almost four decades. On top of all that, Mark also streams live C# and typescript coding and design on Twitch.TV/CodeRushed!


Topics of Discussion:

[4:12] Mark’s passion for creating developer tools.

[7:08] Why Mark loves developer tooling.

[7:52] UI design and developer tools with a focus on efficiency.

[10:35] Mark recounts his early days in UI.

[12:41] AP testing is starting to grow in popularity.

[13:38] User experience design evolution and paradigm shifts.

[15:25] Using voice commands for coding and software development.

[20:25] Using Azure Cognitive Services for fast file opening and accessibility in Visual Studio.

[26:31] Voice-to-code technology and its potential impact on software development.

[31:20] Coding and language use in software development.

[33:04] Mark shares some code examples.

[36:25] Using AI for voice commands and file management.

[45:27] This release promises using simple expressions, but the technology is built to grow.

[48:06] Customizing voice commands for Visual Studio, including mapping keys and volume thresholds.


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