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Reat-time Web (ratings platform)

Bring your computer and join Michael as he gives you a tour of a RTW ratings program. 

This is intended for the everyday developer who is interested in a more traditional implementation of the Real-Time Web (non-game-related). While primarily an introduction to ASP.NET SignalR, we will also be discussing some fundamental HTML 5/JavaScript concepts relevant to our sample application.
If you are a typical web developer that spends most of your day working on business applications and would like to see what it would take to get started with the Real-Time Web and discuss where and when it’s applicable to your application, this session is for you. All skill levels are welcome – no gymnastics required.

Michael Ossou is a second generation software developer who has spent the last 7 years working at DiscountASP.NET, one of the largest web hosting companies in the world that cater specifically to ASP.NET developers. In addition to working on the provisioning systems that make the DiscountASP.NET platform the most feature-rich in the industry, he has spent the last several years working on, a newly announced service that uses the latest cloud-based technologies Microsoft has to offer.

Microsoft’s Cloud Platform for the Web Developer – Windows Azure

First, learn how easy it is to develop and deploy web sites to the cloud. Then we’ll take a look at another one of the many cool features of Azure called Azure Mobile Services. Azure Mobile Services is based on node.js and allows you to create a cloud based API with JavaScript and a cloud based database extremely easy for your Windows Phone, Windows Store, HTML/JS, Unity, iOS, and Android applications to use with about three lines of code. There is a free tier of usage suitable for most applications. Come and discover how extremely easily it is to get your app’s front end and backend running in the cloud. 

Adam works as a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft helping developers implement their awesome ideas across Microsoft platforms. Prior to that he worked as a software architect in defense, finance, pharma, manufacturing, technology, and public sector fields over a span of 18+ years designing and developing many types of applications and technology stacks. Since working at Microsoft, he has become deeply involved with Azure, Windows 8, Unity and gaming technologies. You can find him online @AdamTuliper and

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  • Philip C.

    Good information of different JavaScript libraries and brief overview of Azure

    March 17, 2014

  • julia

    Amazing location and presenters.

    March 10, 2014

  • Charles L. P.

    I'm coming to learn...

    1 · March 9, 2014

  • julia

    I assume bring your PC?

    March 8, 2014

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