speaking

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The Art of Public Speaking and Effective Presentations

Looking to nail that coming presentation? Do you want to learn how to tell a story, engage the audience, leave them inspired? Taking a little different direction than my more recent end-to-end Single Page Application development courses, I share with you some of the lessons (some I learned the hard way) and techniques that I’ve developed over the years in my experience as a presenter. My new course Pluralsight course “The Art of Public Speaking and Effective Presentations” provides a road-map for delivering effective presentations and motivating an audience through forming your message, designing visuals and demos, preparing for the unexpected, and effective delivery strategies. By the end of this course, you will learn many techniques...


Better Demos with AutoHotKey

Stressing over your upcoming presentation where you have to type a bunch of code from memory or from a script? AutoHotKey can help you automate much of the “writing” of the code so you can write demos on the fly. AutoHotKey does so much more, but for a quick and simple way to write demos on the fly, it really is top-notch. You can learn more about AutoHotKey and other presentation tips in my upcoming Pluralsight course "The Art of Public Speaking and Effective Presentations" You could use notepad, a snippet tool, or even the toolbox in Visual Studio. But AutoHotKey provides more than those and it is a free tool. For example, AutoHotKey works in...