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UI Developer SIG: Intro to Bootstrap & Windows Phone App Lifecycle Management

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Two Topics Tonight:

- Intro to Bootstrap with Xen Rabara
- Windows Phone App Lifecycle Management with Danny Warren

Intro to Bootstrap

Whether you're laying out a UI for a huge desktop display or the tiniest mobile screen Twitter Bootstrap's got your covered! In this session, we will talk about what Twitter Bootstrap is and how you can use it to layout your HTML elements with a their sweet Grid-system.

Xen Rabara

Xen is part of the Engineering team at InterKnowlogy, located in Carlsbad, CA. She is a proud alumni of Utah’s Neumont University, known for its’ accelerated programs with focus on technology-based courses and curriculums. With a degree in Computer Science, Xen has experience with both Web and desktop application development that involve technologies including MVC 3|4, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), CSS, HTML and JavaScript. Since working with the InterKnowlogy crew, Xen has been introduced to Windows Runtime (WinRT), Windows Phone and Kinect development. Aside from being tech savvy, Xen is a snowboarder, likes to hike, play basketball, volleyball and is willing to try any outdoor activity there is.

App Lifecycle Management

Many Windows Phone apps in the store are good, but they could be great if they understood the very basics of app Lifecycle management. App users should never know they left the app due to app behavior. We'll discuss and learn how to effectively and efficiently suspend, tombstone, resume and restore Windows Phone apps.

Danny Warren

Danny is a Senior Software Engineer at InterKnowlogy in Carlsbad, CA. Danny began acquiring his expertise in software engineering at Neumont University in Salt Lake City, Utah where he graduated with a BSCS. Danny’s passion for technology has led him throughout the Microsoft Stack including .NET, C#, XAML, and F#. Danny has an expertise in NUI (The Natural User Interface) having built numerous multi-touch and gesture based interfaces for software applications across a broad spectrum of devices. Currently his passion includes building Metro/WinRT Applications for Windows 8 driven by gesture based interface with the Microsoft Kinect. Danny is a Nokia Champion, Microsoft Certified Professional Developer in .NET 4, and a Microsoft MVP for Client Development. When not building beautiful software, Danny is an outdoorsman and family man. He loves to camp, hike and mountain bike. Follow him on twitter @dannydwarren