This month features Igor Moochnick (https://twitter.com/igor_moochnick) talking about - and showing - how to build Responsive Cloud Applications on the Windows Azure Cloud Platform. Igor will demonstrate use of long-polling with Signalr in combination with features of Windows Azure to assemble a complete application that shows you how to make applications that make happy users.
We have added a shorter opening talk: A Few Lessons Learned from Building a Github WebHook Handler with WebAPI on Windows Azure Web Sites (WAWS). In this talk, Bill Wilder will talk about what a WebHook is, how he built a simple handler for Github, how he used WebAPI (and other tools) to get it done, and how he debugged on WAWS.
6:00-6:25 - Pizza & social time
6:25-6:30 - Call to order & grab a seat
6:30-7:00 - opening talk:A Few Lessons Learned from Building a Github WebHook Handler with WebAPI on Windows Azure Web Sites (WAWS)
Opening talk speaker Bill Wilder (@codingoutloud (http://www.twitter.com/codingoutloud), blog (http://blog.codingoutloud.com)) is the founder of the Boston Azure user group and an independent Windows Azure consultant. Bill makes a living helping individuals and companies succeed in the cloud using the Windows Azure cloud platform.
7:00-8:20 - Featured Talk: Building Responsive Cloud Applications on Windows Azure
Featured speaker Igor Moochnick (@igor_moochnick (https://twitter.com/igor_moochnick), blog (http://igorshare.wordpress.com/)) has been building enterprise cross-platform and cross-technology distributed systems for more than 20 years. He is passionate about all the technologies and methodologies that can enable products to scale seamlessly, to process large amounts of data, and to serve more users. Now, with the cloud technologies becoming widely available and with the advances in the virtualization space, as a Director of Cloud Platforms practice he is using his expertise to help BlueMetal customers to modernize their applications and infrastructure, to become cloud-ready, and to scale them in the private and public clouds. As a hands-on architect, Igor works with the customers to improve their development processes and to increase the effectiveness of their teams through the adoption of the Agile practices. Igor is also a BigData nerd, a robotics geek, and a big supporter of the New England user group community including as a frequent speaker for multiple code camps and other events.
8:20-8:30 - Announcements, Swag give-aways
8:30-9:?? - Cold drink nearby
[Location: Sampson & Paul with capacity 75]