Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 5th and 6th 2013

Alice Pang

About Alice
Alice received her BS in Electrical Engineering/Software at Stanford and her MS in Industrial Engineering/Management of Technology at UC Berkeley. After 3.5 years of getting developers excited about building apps as a Developer Evangelist at Microsoft, she’s now getting developers excited about monetizing their apps with MoPub as a Developer Advocate at Twitter. When she's not speaking or building resources to ensure a great developer experience, you can find her training in circus arts.
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Speaking Sessions

  • Get started building your Windows 8 App with C#

    9:45 AM Saturday   Room: 4305
    Want to get started building a Windows 8 app but not sure where to start? In this fun session, we’ll take a look at features unique to Windows 8 from both a consumer’s and a developer’s perspective. Using C#, we’ll see how easy it is to get started with Visual Studio and leverage useful templates found on Codeplex, Microsoft’s free open source project hosting site. We’ll also walk through the submission process to get your app published in the Windows Store. Attend this talk for a chance to win a Nokia Lumia 1020 phone or Surface Tablet.

  • Build a WordPress Blog and Photo Gallery Site in 60 Minutes!

    11:15 AM Saturday   Room: 4220
    WebMatrix makes it easy to create, customize, and publish your website. It’s an all-inclusive, simple web development tool from Microsoft that includes everything you need for website development. You can start with open source web applications, built-in web templates, or your own code. This talk will briefly introduce you to WebMatrix before diving into demos of how WebMatrix makes it easy for two potential users to create, customize, and publish a WordPress blog and a photo gallery site. You will learn how to use Razor syntax, set up membership, leverage useful helpers, and other tips and tricks to get these two different types of sites (one from the Web Gallery, one from a template) up and running. With Azure, you can quickly and easily build and deploy your websites. Attend this talk for a chance to win a Nokia Lumia 1020 phone or Surface Tablet.