.NET Conf 2019 was a free, live streamed, virtual developer event co-organized by the .NET community and Microsoft. Go to https://www.dotnetconf.net/ for more details.
We will be holding our own .NET Conf 2018 on Wednesday evening Oct 30, 2019. The format involves each speaker giving a talk for only 30 minutes on a topic that emerged from the conference. More details will follow shortly as they become available.
Two user groups (Windows platform developers and .NET BC) are coming together to give you a great event. There will be 3 separate talks, each 30 minutes long, on the select topics that emerged from the conference. For the moment, this is the tentative list of topics and speakers who have agreed to deliver 30 minutes talks:
* gRPC in .NET Core 3.0 * Tour what's new for XAML tools & Xaml Islands in Visual Studio 2019 * TBA
Speakers: Dana Epp Dana has spent decades as an architect that focuses on helping secure software, data and infrastructure. When he's not helping to build and grow software companies he's advising others on adapting and embracing the ever changing landscape of IT. As both a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP, he spends a great deal of time on security engineering in the cloud, focused on building safe, decoupled systems. You can follow him at danaepp.com.
Medhat Elmasry Medhat Elmasry was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He obtained his first and second degrees from the UK. He wrote his first commercial computer program in Cobol on an NCR computer that used punched cards in the 80s while working for the "United Nations Economic Commission for Africa" in Addis Ababa. Currently, Medhat is an instructor at BCIT in the Computing department, an independent IT contractor, and a founder of the .NET BC user group in Vancouver. He is also a regular speaker at user group meetings and technology conferences. Medhat likes to dabble in various technologies pertaining to Web, Mobile and Cloud spaces. He blogs at http://blog.medhat.ca and publishes videos at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0f_1AIV2tqXH69Rt8ueQfQ. Medhat is a Microsoft MVP.
Mark Schramm Mark is a Microsoft MVP in Windows Development. He helps companies modernize their enterprise Windows applications, works with others on AI applications and is a technical advisor for Microsoft's Garage Intern program. Mark's focus with customers is extending the value of existing solutions while adding new abilities without disruption. Mark is an avid supporter of inclusive design in software development and diversity in software development. Follow Mark @markbschramm
The Vancouver Windows Platform Developer Group was formed to assist mobile developers in the lower mainland that have an interest in Windows Phone and Windows Store app development network, learn and have a little fun once in a while.
Our goal is hold informational meetings once a month where we will bring in guest presenters on a variety of Windows Platform Development topics from introductory information to advanced coding and marketing techniques.
If you develop or want to develop apps for Windows Phone and the Windows Store, then this group is for you!
Organization Contact Information
Vancouver Windows Platform Developers Group BC Canada