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Jerry Nixon

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Jerry is a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft, teaching and speaking on Windows, Phone, and Desktop. Seasoned in Colorado, his career launched with Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 – he was delivering data-centric solutions while “database developer” was a novel term. He received a civilian Naval Commendation for security work, preceding his work for the Start Up that become Microsoft CRM. The bulk of Jerry's work targeted insurance and finance, especially not-for-profits. For 15 years, he built Microsoft-centric solutions and mobile apps. Today, Jerry speaks on XAML, mobility and Kinect at events, communities, and schools – influencing another generation of excellent, Microsoft developers. To that end, most of Jerry’s free time is spent teaching his three daughters Star Trek character backstories and episode plots.

Sessions

An Introduction to XAML Development

Level :
Beginner
Date :
9:15 AM Sunday
Room :
5502
Track :
Windows Client
Interested : (185) - Registered : (28)
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Speakers: Jerry Nixon

XAML is Microsoft’s premier, declarative user interface technology. It spans every device-type and every Windows platform. It’s capable of speaking directly to the underlying composition engine of the operating system, while remaining as simple to use as HTML. Come get a primer on XAML: the syntax, controls, and basic techniques. Walk away with the knowledge you need to start your project and build your next, awesome user experience.

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Buidling a Universal App in an Hour

Level :
Beginner
Date :
9:45 AM Saturday
Room :
1401
Track :
Windows Client
Interested : (127) - Registered : (39)
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Speakers: Jerry Nixon

Windows now spans form factors and platforms. With Universal Apps, a single code base can be written to span all Microsoft Platforms. Are you new to Microsoft. mobile development? Have you tried the Universal App project type yet? In this session we'll build a simple Universal App in an hour. You can see the basics and get the confidence you need to start or complete your own mobile app.

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