Rachel Appel

Rachel currently works for JetBrains as a developer advocate. She has been in the business of creating software for over 25 years, as an author, mentor, and speaker at top industry conferences such as Microsoft's //BUILD, Øredev, NetConf, SDD and others. During her career, she has worked on projects of all sizes from the smallest of apps, to the largest enterprise systems at some of the world's leading companies.

Rachel's expertise is in web development on the Microsoft stack, specifically Azure Functions, ASP.NET MVC, Web Forms, SignalR, C#, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and TypeScript. Her hobbies include science, reading, languages, and travel.

Talks and other Contributions

Build Awesome AF Apps!

Azure Functions enables developers to host and run chunks of code in the cloud, without the need for creating and maintaining the infrastructure around that code More...

Developing Applications for the Cloud

Cloud app dev is more than just running on other people's hardware More...