Silverlight 4, MVVM and Test-Driven Development

Organiser
Scottish Developers
Date
Tue, 20 Apr 2010, 19:00 - 21:00 (Add to calendar) GMT
Venue
Microsoft (Edinburgh Office) , Edinburgh, GB
Cost
Free

As part of his UK tour Microsoft's Jesse Liberty will be talking in Edinburgh for an evening on Silverlight 4.

The Talk

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

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.

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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