Jesse Liberty’s UK Tour – Dundee & Edinburgh (19th and 20th April)

Next month Microsoft’s Jesse Liberty will be speaking for us in both Dundee and Edinburgh, if you are interested in attending either of the talks please follow the registration links provided.

The Speaker

Jesse Liberty, Silverlight Geek, is a Developer Community Program Manager for Microsoft (US). Lately he has been focused on Component-based, Test-Driven, Cross-platform line-of-business application development, and has led the development of the open source  Silverlight HyperVideo Platform.

Liberty is the author of over two dozen books, and his blog is a required resource for Silverlight programmers. His twenty years of programming experience include stints as a Distinguished Software Engineer at AT&T; Vice President of Human-Computer Interaction at Citibank and Software Architect at PBS/Learning Link.

Introduction to Application Development With Silverlight 4 -Dundee, 19th April

The Talk

This presentation is targeted at .NET programmers new to Silverlight or who wish a review of the fundamentals of building an application in Silverlight 4. Topics will include

  • Drag and Drop development
  • Xaml and Code
  • Layout and Controls
  • Data, Data-binding, Validation and Async-validation
  • Templates and The Visual State Manager (Time allowing)

The Venue

We are meeting in the Queen Mother Building at Dundee University, entry by the side door (to the right of the main door). The Queen Mother Building is #26 on the Campus Map. After the meeting we normally retire to the the bar at Laing’s.

The Agenda

18:45 Doors Open
19:00 Welcome
19:10 The Talk (Part 1)
19:55 Break
20:05 The Talk (Part 2)
20:45 Feedback & Prizes
21:00 Retire to the Pub

Silverlight 4, MVVM and Test-Driven Development – Edinburgh, 20th April

  • MVVM and Silverlight to build test-driven programs
  • Understanding Refactoring and Dependency Injection
  • A Walk through of a non-trivial application

The Venue

We are meeting at Microsoft’s offices in Edinburgh in Waterloo Place. This is the building on the corner of North Bridge at the east end of Princes Street. Parking can be found at the nearby Greenside Row car park which is just off Leith Walk (used for the Omni Centre). The venue is approximately 2-3 minutes walk away from Edinburgh Waverly train station.

The Agenda

18:30 Doors open
19:00 Welcome
19:10 Part 1
20:00 Break
20:10 Part 2
20:50 Feedback and Prizes
21:00 End

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