Inspired by Olivier Lafleur’s last year review, here is my year 2016 in review as of December 24th.
Followed 2 Courses
- July - uCommerce Masterclass for Sitecore
- December - Sitecore® XP 8 Website Development for .NET Developers eLearning Course
Passed 1 Certification
- Sitecore® XP 8 Website Development for .NET Developers Certification - With a score of 97%
Attended 10 User Groups
- January 26th - OpenCode: OPENCODE XXVIII
- March 29th - OpenCode: OPENCODE XXIX
- April 5th - Tech Drinks Quebec: Relations Publiques
- June 30th - Beer and Learn Quebec: Lambda, le nouveau service cloud d’Amazon
- July 19th - New England Search Technologies (NEST) Group: Greetings From Plato’s Cavemen: Search Shadows from a Sitecore Architect
- September 22th - Communauté Microsoft Azure Québec: Azure Web Apps, une belle opportunité d’utiliser Microsoft Azure
- October 11th - Sitecore User Group Quebec: First Meetup - Discover Sitecore 8.2 and 8.3 new features
- November 10th - Beer and Learn Quebec: Tester du « Legacy Code », mission impossible?
- November 17th - Montreal Sitecore User Group: 1st Meetup : Symposium Recap + Sitecore 8.2 + Coveo
- November 29th - Sitecore User Group UK: London November 2016 User Group
Started 1 User Group
- Sitecore User Group Quebec with the help of Mathieu Benoit.
Presented 4 Talks
- February 17th - Sitecore User Group Sri Lanka: Introduction to Coveo for Sitecore
- September 28th - Beer and Learn Quebec: Introduction to Jekyll and GitHub Pages
- October 11th - Sitecore User Group Quebec: What’s new in Sitecore 8.2
- November 17th - Montreal Sitecore User Group: Coveo for Sitecore 4.0
Participated To 3 Projects
Sitecore Visitor Identification Module to discover whether the visitor opened the browser developer tools. Information is stored in the visitor profile and can be used for personalization and goals.
Setup of the website with Jekyll, GitHub, Netlify, and Let’s Encrypt. Modifications to the Jekyll theme. Content structure definition.
Created and hosting the initial list.
Wrote 10 Blog Posts
- 8 on jflh.ca including this one
- 2 on source.coveo.com
My Top 5 Most Viewed Posts
- 746 page views: Configuring demo.habitat.local
- 332 page views: Running Jekyll on Cloud9
- 192 page views: Adding and Displaying Tags on Jekyll Posts
- 155 page views: Run Sitecore SIM Tool Offline
- 108 page views: Install MongoDB in One Click with the Sitecore SIM Tool
Community Sites Status
- 158 contributions (174 total)
- 237 reputation points (308 total, top 34% this year)
- 3 answers (5 total)
Sitecore Stack Exchange
- 529 reputation points (63th top user this year)
- 9 answers
- 1 question
- 3510 reputation points (13,139 total)
- 159 answers (492 total)
- 1 question (1 total)
2016 Plans Status
- Become a Sitecore MVP
- Nominated with 14 references in November 2016. Results will be known in February 2017.
- Became a Sitecore certified developer in December 2016.
- ASP.NET MVC
- .NET Core
- .NET Core MVC
- Helix Principles
- Azure Webapps and Sitecore 8.2.1+ Azure
- Professional Sitecore 8 Development by Phil Wicklund and Jason Wilkerson
- A talk at the Sitecore User Group Conference (SUGCON) EU 2017 on May 18-19th in Amsterdam
- A talk at the Sitecore Symposium 2017 on October 16-19th in Las Vegas
- Talks at Sitecore User Groups