Showing posts from July, 2018

Sitecore Guest Speaker at Universidad de las Americas (UDLA)

Being a sort of Sitecore evangelist has been a nice experience. I started participating in Sitecore user groups since last year (I was a speaker on April) and at the beginning of June I was invited to give a talk at a University in Quito - Ecuador (I plan to give more talks at Ecuadorian universities in the upcoming months). This will be a short post to share my insights on what it is like to share knowledge with undergrad computer science students and why it is so important for the Sitecore community in general.

A few years ago computer science students in Ecuador got taught a lot of Java (and also other languages like C#, PHP, JS, etc) and the lectures were both theoretical and practical. However, lectures didn't include real world examples which I believe is a crucial part in the education world. What a better way of doing this than inviting people with experience to share what they do on a daily basis. I thought this was a good opportunity for me to share what I do and what I …