Introduction to Application Development With Silverlight 4

Scottish Developers
Mon, 19 Apr 2010, 19:00 - 21:00 (Add to calendar) GMT
Dundee University , Dundee, GB

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

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 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 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

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