Mark Reynolds’ Biography

Mark Reynolds’ Biography

for Technical Conferences Publications

Mark has been developing operations-centric solutions, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics, and Surveillance Systems. Mark’s experience includes addressing challenges in Operations Technology, Information Technology, and Knowledge Engineering. Recently he has been a contributing leader in public forums as an Applied System Engineer and Machine Learning Architect. Mark is a contributing author for energy industry and computer science magazines, and speaker at industry conferences. In his spare time, he is Professor of Computer Science at Lone Star College.




Why Do We Want C# 9?

An incremental improvement or a step change?

Just when you though it couldn't get any better, C# v9 arrives bringing new features to Visual Studio. Each of these will be demonstrated in a practical example.

Blazor (in development)

Blazor lets you build interactive web UIs using C# instead of JavaScript. Blazor apps are composed of reusable web UI components implemented using C#, HTML, and CSS. Both client and server code is written in C#, allowing you to share code and libraries.

Blazer is the next generation moving away from frameworks such as JavaScript, Angular, or React.

Coding Standards --- Effective Not Just Efficient

Every project has a development standard. Sometimes the standard is “if it was hard to write, it should be hard to maintain.”

Developing, and following, a corporate Best Practices standard will lead to continuity, maintainability, robustness, and pride.

[Most popular topic – revised and enhanced for 2019.]

Intro to Azure Machine Learning using the AML Learning Studio

Azure Machine Learning is a cloud predictive analytics service that makes it possible to quickly create and deploy predictive models as analytics solutions. This session will demonstrate initial projects utilizing data science concepts and principals.

[This was a 2018 topic, revised and enhanced for 2019.]