Interview with a Wiki Ninja: José Mendez, Senior Developer in Costa Rica -- .Net, C#, ASP.NET, WCF, & WPF
Who are you, where are you, and what do you do? What are your specialty technologies?
Also I am an independent entrepreneur, creating Windows Phone applications.
What are your big projects right now?
Right now my big project is a Windows Phone web browser called: "Evolucion browser", is an app for WP versions 7.5 / 8. The main objective is to improve the user experience of WP when browsing the web. and it does! This application is available in English, Spanish, and French.
What is TechNet Wiki for? Who is it for?
TechNet Wiki is for sharing the knowledge in Microsoft technologies and adjacent technologies, for improving what others write, and for helping the community. It is for everybody who wants to learn or improve their knowledge of Microsoft technologies.
What is it about TechNet Wiki that interests you?
The possibility to help others, the satisfaction of having helped hundreds of people around the world. (I love to share :) ) Also, sometime it is impressive when other users make contributions and improve your articles with a different point of view, and you can learn from it.
What is your favorite blog post you've written?
What do you do with TechNet Wiki, and how does that fit into the rest of your job?
I use the TechNet Wiki to publish articles that would benefit the community. Also for my job, when for example, I work on a new technology or area, I always try to do an article about it, because it's easy with just a little time to go back to the TechNet Wiki article and read it again to remember it and learn it.
What are your top 5 favorite Wiki articles?
- PLINQ (es-ES)
- ASP.NET MVC (en-US)
- Navigation on Windows phone (es-ES)
- Updating Windows Phone Icon button dynamically (es-ES)
- Simple Data Binding in XAML (en-US)
Thank you, José, for the interview and for your great contributions to the Spanish community on TechNet Wiki!
- Ninja Ed