Newman Hunter

Newman Hunter

Newman Hunter is a technologist, leader, and speaker with over 14 years of experience inside the gaming industry. Specializing in the design and implementation of scaleable web services, he has worked with technologies from Javascript and PHP through emergent platforms on .NET and Java, most recently creating reactive cloud based services for Gears of War 4 with Microsoft Studios.

He currently works as Technical Director of Quality Intelligence at Electronic Arts in Vancouver.

Montreal 2018 sessions

Heads down to Heads Up, Transitioning to Leadership for Devs

English session - Beginner

Making the shift from individual contributor to manager is hard for developers looking to 'level up' in their career. The skills you've built over your career got you here, but they won't get you or your team to a productive place.

In this talk, we'll examine the principals of team building, how Tuckman's group development can be a barometer for your team, and ways to develop skills that will make you a better communicator and leader.

Infinately Scalable .NET Web Services

English session - Beginner

.NET Core has brought new, powerful options for developers to build web services rapidly that also have well defined features that allow near infinate scalablity with just a few design considerations during early development.

In this talk, we'll examine the new powers at your disposal as a developer when starting to work with .NET Core. We'll introduce how to design idempotent web wervices via Project Orleans that allow almost infinate scale.

Vancouver 2016 sessions

Montreal 2011 sessions