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James Kovacs
Works at JetBrains
Attended Harvard University
Lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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    Technical Evangelist, 2006 - present
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James Kovacs is a Technical Evangelist for JetBrains. He is passionate in sharing his knowledge about OO, SOLID, TDD/BDD, testing, object-relational mapping, dependency injection, refactoring, continuous integration, and related techniques.

He blogs on CodeBetter.com as well as his own blog, is a technical contributor for Pluralsight, writes articles for MSDN Magazine and CoDe Magazine, and is a frequent speaker at conferences and user groups. He is the creator of psake, a PowerShell-based build automation tool, intended to save developers from XML Hell.

James is the Ruby Track Chair for DevTeach, one of Canada’s largest independent developer conferences. He received his Bachelors degree from the University of Toronto and his Masters degree from Harvard University.
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  • Harvard University
    Chemistry & Physics, 1994 - 1999
  • University of Toronto
    Chemistry & Physics, 1990 - 1994
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