Carole Rennie Logan

Developer, team lead, speaker, tech community organiser, baker, runner.

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9/16/2017 conference codecraft

Developer Diary: CodeCraftConf 2017

Recently I have been attending Code Craft, a local meetup in Glasgow where people talk about… well, code craftmanship, of course!
8/2/2017 lifx api smarthome

Getting Started with LIFX API

I thought I would explain how I created a wee sample app to learn the restrictions of the API and have a play with the LIFX bulb.
7/30/2017 weAreTheCity womenintech

We Are The City Rising Star Event

I mentioned back in May that I had been nominated for the We Are The City rising star award. Well… I won! There are 100 rising stars over 20 categories, mainly industries that are male dominated, including tech.
6/18/2017 umbraco alexa iot headless

Controlling Content for Alexa Skill Cards using Umbraco

On Saturday 8th July, myself and fellow Umbricians interested in IOT decided to spend our Saturday together learning Alexa skill development.
6/18/2017 umbraco alexa headless webapi

Amazon Alexa Skill with Umbraco CMS

At Umbraco Codegarden I gave a talk “Controlling content for the connected world” and ran an open circle session on IOT. The feedback from this has been great and people seem interested in getting started with IOT projects, and integrating with their existing Umbraco CMS knowledge.
6/17/2017 umbraco mvp umbracomvp codegarden cg17

Umbraco MVP 2017

I can’t really believe I am writing this, but I am one of Umbraco’s MVPs 2017!
6/13/2017 developerDiary codegarden cg17 speaking

Diary of an anxious developer: My first conference talk

Back in November I wrote a blog post Diary of an anxious developer about my struggles with confidence and anxiety as a developer. In this post I discussed how I managed to do my first attempt at public speaking and also contributed my first pull request to an open source project.
5/29/2017 womenintech weAreTheCity

We Are The City: Rising Star Shortlist

Exciting news! I have been nominated for a rising star award by We Are The City :) The awards are focused at building and supporting the female pipeline in industry, which is something I am always up for promoting. Anyone who knows me knows how important improving the numbers of women in my industry is to me, so anything I can do to be a part of this makes me super happy!
2/18/2018

Apps for Good Scotland

On 15th March I headed through to Edinburgh to attend the Apps for Good event. Apps for Good is a global organisation that encourages young people to learn technology skills to bring good to the world. This was exciting as it was the first Scottish event!
2/20/2017

50 under 30 Women in Digital

I am super delighted to have been nominated for The Drum's 50 under 30 list on women in digital. The ladies on the list are absolutely smashing it in their specialist subject so to be on this list is awesome! I am representing for us developers as I see to be the only coder on the list.

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A collection of development/ tech books I have been reading.

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