Past Meetup

Build Responsive Websites with Visual Studio 2013 and Bootstrap 3.0

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Come to learn about building responsive websites using Visual Studio 2013, Bootstrap 3.0, and other popular open-source tools and frameworks. The presentation will cover the following topics:

• Trends and challenges in web application development
• What's new in Visual Studio 2013
• Helpful extensions and packages
• Overview of Bootstrap 3.0
• Introduction to LESS
• Brief guide to popular JavaScript frameworks: modernizr, initializr, etc
• Working with fonts
• Using CDNs with local failover
• Implementing mobile-friendly page layout
• Using ELMAH (Error Logging Modules and Handlers)
• Demo (sample project illustrating discussed topics)

Admission: Free (refreshments will be provided)

Speaker: Alek Davis

Alek Davis is a senior application developer at Intel Corporation who has been focusing on Microsoft technologies since 1996. His interests include enterprise software, information security, identity and access management, application deployment, and user experience (UX). Alek has a Master's Degree in Software Engineering and a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from California State University, Sacramento. Alek published a number of articles in academic journals and technical magazines, including MSDN Magazine, Dr. Dobb's Journal and others. Outside of the world of technology, Alek is trying to keep sanity while taking care of three preschoolers.


6:00 PM to 6:10 PM
Registration & Networking

6:10 PM to 8:10 PM
Seminar / Workshop / QA

8:10 PM to 8:15 PM

We will be raffling off books and other gifts.


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