Carole Rennie Logan

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

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08/12/2017 ladiesofcode christmas meetups

Ladies of Code Glasgow: Christmas Hacks

On Thursday 7th December, Ladies of Code Glasgow celebrated Christmas with our tradition (2 years makes a tradition, right?) of mulled wine and coding.
02/12/2017 developerBookClub books

Developer Bookclub: Hello World

A few weeks ago I mentioned on Twitter I am making an effort to read more and I was looking for some techy book recommendations. I am not great at reading fiction books unless on holiday when I can totally switch off and enjoy a good thriller or murder mystery, finishing the book in a few days. In “real life”, I only manage to get a wee bits of time here and there to read and this doesn’t really work with fiction.
07/11/2017 umbraco umbracoukfest conference

Developer Diary: Umbraco UK Fest 2017

On November 2nd I packed my overnight bag (my favourite flowery Cath Kidtson, of course) and headed to London for the UK Umbraco festival. Here is a wee recap of a very busy couple of days.
16/09/2017 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!
02/08/2017 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.
30/07/2017 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.
18/06/2017 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.
18/06/2017 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.
17/06/2017 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!
13/06/2017 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.

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

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