Speaker: Kevin DeRudder
Kevin DeRudder is lecturer at the Technical University of West Flanders (http://www.howest.be). He teaches .NET, Windows and front-end web developement in the track New Media and Communications Technology (http://www.nmct.be). Kevin also speaks at several conferences and user groups.
Building your first real-world iOS app using Xamarin in 60 minutes
Your task before coming to this session: know C# and .NET.
Your mission during this session: learn how you can leverage your C# knowledge to build iOS apps.
If you decide to accept this mission: be prepared to see how in just 60 minutes, a complete iOS app will appear in front of you. All using C#.
This session will destroy itself after 60 minutes.
Speaker: Gill Cleeren
Gill Cleeren is Microsoft Regional Director, Windows Platform MVP, Pluralsight trainer and Telerik MVP. He lives in Belgium where he works as .NET architect at Ordina. Gill has given many sessions, webcasts and trainings on new as well as existing technologies, such as Silverlight, ASP.NET and WPF at conferences including TechEd, TechDays, DevDays, NDC Oslo, SQL Server Saturday Switserland, Silverlight Roadshow in Sweden, Telerik RoadShow UK… Gill has written 2 books: “Silverlight 4 Data and Services Cookbook” and Silverlight 5 Data and Services Cookbook and is author of many articles for magazines and websites. Gill also is the organizer of Techorama (www.techorama.be). You can find his blog at www.snowball.be.
DevOps with Visual Studio Release Management
Are you looking for an efficient way to dev/test in Windows Azure and you want to track your release process by automating your deployments for repeatable success? Are you struggling with a manual and error-prone deployment process which frustrates you every day? Are you looking for automation that is the same across different environments (Dev-Test-Acceptance-Production)? Do you need to build/package your application only once and deploy it with the exact same bits to any provisioned environment? Do you want to setup a formal approval workflow to promote a release to the next stage? If so, come and learn about the new release management features in Visual Studio Online.
Speaker: Pieter Gheysen
Pieter Gheysens is the founder of Sparkles (www.sparkles.be) and focuses as a Visual Studio ALM MVP and Certified Scrum Master on Application Lifecycle Management solutions for the Microsoft .NET Development Platform based on Team Foundation Server. During the last years, Pieter has been involved in many large enterprise development projects as a an ALM/TFS expert. He's passionate about setting up the optimal team development environment to deliver high quality software and strives to get the best out of people, tools and processes. You can read about his experiences at intoalm.net.
12:30 Doors Open
14:20 Talk 2 : Building your first real-world iOS app using Xamarin in 60 minutes
15:35 Talk 3 : DevOps with Visual Studio Release Management
Note: Times are approximate although we will aim to run as closely to time as possible.