This blog post is a collection of public speaking tips for developers. The tips include how to respond to a CFP (Call for Papers), how to structure your talk, how to design your slides, preparing good demos and how to deal with anxiety and prepare for failure.
Tips to get your talk accepted
Conferences, Local Meetups, User Group events all have a call for papers (CFP). Writing a good proposal is paramount to getting accepted. A convincing abstract, professional head-shot, and an impressive bio will surely improve your chances of getting through. Below are some tips that I found useful.
Writing a good proposal
On crafting a story arc and slide design
On Abstracts, Practicing, Tech Checks and Preparing for Failure
If you are only going to pick one link from here, then pick this speaking guide from Zach Holman
Here is a 4 hour paid Pluralsight course on Speaking Fundamentals by Scott Hanselman & Rob Conery
Here is a collection of speaker tips from twitter