In this episode, Keith and Woody sits down with developer Derik Whittaker to talk about the migrating Silverlight and Windows Phone 7 applications to Windows 8 Metro and Derik's outlook on the future of developing for Windows 8 Metro Style apps.
Thanks to our guest this episode
Derik is a Software Architect working at 3 BirdsMarking, which is a social marketing start-up company, helping build out a world calls Silverlight application . Recently Derik has been focused on building Windows Phone 7 and rich Silverlight applications. He has over 11 years of experience developing, mentoring and leading Microsoft based products for a wide variety of different professional fields.
Derik has been awarded the MVP award in C# for the past 4 years, he is also a member of the ASPInsiders group. He has been working exclusively with .Net since its inception and has professional experience in both VB.net as well as C#. He is also a follower and believer in the Agile methodologies and has wide array of experience using various Agile techniques in the real world.
Derik can be found on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/DerikWhittaker
Derik blogs at http://www.dimecasts.net/