In addition to writing code, I also enjoy presenting it. Here’s the abstracts for my presentations.
WPF with MVVM: From the Trenches
MVVM is gaining popularity, especially in the WPF world. An MVVM approach will give you a lot of benefits if you know how to leverage it. In this session, we will discuss the benefits and pitfalls of implementing MVVM with WPF using examples based on real world situations encountered during development of an application leveraging MVVM. With topics ranging from data templates to event handlers to testable navigation, the goal will be to beef up your arsenal with tips and tricks that you can use in the great battle.
Getting Dirty with Windows Phone 7
You’ve downloaded all the tools and know how to publish an app for Windows Phone 7. The IDE is ready to go and you have a killer idea. Now what? In this session, we will talk about many of the key concepts you will need to understand to develop good applications for Windows Phone 7. This will be a code-heavy session where we will be getting our hands dirty to illustrate these foundational concepts in action.
Getting Dirty with Android
You’ve learned how to get set up to develop for the Android platform and how to publish an app. Eclipse is all ready to go and you’ve got a killer idea. Now what? In this session, we will talk about many of the key concepts you will need to understand to develop good applications for the Android platform. We will discuss concepts such as layout, styling, asynchronous tasks, life cycle management, menus and dialogs. This will be a code-heavy session where we will be getting our hands dirty to illustrate these concepts in action.