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Emma Burstow

As a .Net developer, open-source contributor and mother of two, Emma is a firm believer in the importance of tech communities. Aside from her day job, building websites for her company Tred Digital, she spends much of her free time reviewing other people's code, giving talks about the things she's learned and playing board games with whomever she can take hostage.

Working It Out — One developer’s search for work that works for her and what she has learned while searching

Umbraco may be one big web development community, but within the web development world, both in and out of Umbraco, we can find a wide range of business types: from agencies to freelancers to in-house teams of companies with other focuses. As someone who's moved through many of these roles and is now contracting, Emma has gained insight on not just the work we do, but how we do our work.

The Fun We Had in Fyn - An Attendee's Account of the Codegarden Retreat

From the outside looking in, the Codegarden Retreat can seem like a mysterious pre-festival event. What goes on there? What's its purpose? As one of the attendees this year, Emma got a first-hand look at what retreat was like, and shares her experience with a round-up of what was accomplished.