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For the first time in our 26-year history, Visual Studio Live! is heading down south to New Orleans for intense developer training, bringing our hard-hitting sessions, well-known coding experts and unparalleled networking to the Big Easy! April 22-26, 2019.

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Unlimited VSLive! On-Demand Access for One Year

Advance your career and upgrade your skills with on-demand conference content from Visual Studio Live! Gain all access, all year long by joining VSLive!’s ever-growing conference on-demand catalog through this unlimited 2019 offering. VSLive!'s 2019 Unlimited Conference On-Demand package offers 75-..

$2,995.00

On-Demand Only Package (New Orleans VSLive! conference)

2019 On-Demand Package with Registration* $295/per event Revisit the sessions you attended or catch the presentations you missed with VSLive! Conference On-Demand! The On-Demand package offers in-person conference attendees’ access to all 75-minute sessions, 20-minute fast focus sessions, and gene..

$1,395.00

Single Track Package - Full Stack Web Development -New Orleans 2019

Full Stack Web Development - New Orleans 2019 Web development has become the dominant approach for building enterprise software. To provide your best on every project, you need to understand the server and browser client worlds. On the server there’s ASP.NET classic, and ASP.NET Core, both with ver..

$225.00

Single Track Package - DevOps in the Spotlight - New Orleans 2019

DevOps in the Spotlight - New Orleans 2019 DevOps impacts all aspects of the software lifecycle, from development to testing to security to deployment and runtime monitoring. DevOps has been called the second decade of Agile. However, it isn’t just about tools and technologies either. It’s people, ..

$225.00

Single Track Package - Developing New Experiences - New Orleans 2019

Developing New Experiences - Las Vegas 2019 The expectations around “user experience” are being upended right before our eyes. In today’s world you need to understand not only graphical interactions with keyboard, mouse, touch, and stylus, but also gesture, 3D, mixed-reality, and more. Fortunately,..

$225.00

Single Track Package - Delivery and Deployment - New Orleans 2019

Delivery and Deployment - Las Vegas 2019 Every developer knows that there’s more to software development than just code and tooling. The practices and techniques we use to understand and analyze the problem space, to manage interpersonal communication and conflict, and other patterns and practices,..

$225.00

Single Track Package - Cloud, Containers and Microservices - New Orleans 2019

Cloud, Containers and Microservices - Las Vegas 2019 Nearly all organizations are exploring or embracing cloud computing, whether that be on-premises or public clouds. The concepts of container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes (aka K8S) are having a major impact on cloud computing, as wel..

$225.00

Single Track Package - AI, Data and Machine Learning - New Orleans 2019

This VSLive! New Orleans 2019 Single Track Package gives you access to all of the sessions from one (1) technical content track from a single VSLive! event. Data has once again become one of the hottest topics in our industry. Advances in relational tools like SQL Server are exciting, but the..

$225.00

Single Track Package - .Net Core and More - New Orleans 2019

.NET Core and More - Las Vegas 2019 At the heart of the Microsoft development experience is the .NET Framework. But these days there’s so much more than just that original framework. You also need to understand .NET Standard and .NET Core, not to mention the cool features added to C#, Roslyn and Vi..

$225.00

What's New in C# 8 (TH11) - New Orleans 2019

Jason Bock C# is an open-source, mature object oriented language, used by millions of .NET developers, yet its evolution is still underway. In this session, we'll cover the latest features that have been added to C#8 and how they work in detail so you'll know when to use them effectively in your ne..

$25.00

What's New in Bootstrap 4 (TH17) - New Orleans 2019

Paul Sheriff Bootstrap 4 has been recreated from the ground-up using CSS 3 features such as Flexbox. As such, it only supports the latest, stable releases of all major browsers. On Windows, this means only IE 10, 11 and Edge. Many of the old, familiar CSS classes are still available, but have been ..

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UX Design Fundamentals: What Do Your Users Really See? (TH03) - New Orleans 2019

Billy Hollis Developers are often unaware of how their users actually see their screens. In this UX design session, we'll discuss the most important principles concerning how the human brain and visual system determine how users see application interfaces. We'll look at Gestalt principles for group..

$25.00

Upload and Store a File Using MVC (TH09) - New Orleans 2019

Paul Sheriff Many web applications require the user to upload files. The HTML file input allows the user to select a file from their hard drive, but how do you then upload that file? What are the best practices? How can you limit the file size? How can you style the control to match the rest of you..

$25.00

Up and Running with Angular in 75 Minutes (T13)

Justin James If you have been thinking about learning Angular, now is your chance. Take your Angular knowledge from 0 to 60 in just 75 minutes. We will take a stroll through the concepts that you need to know like modules, components, services, routes, and guards to be able to create any Angular..

$25.00

Unit Testing Makes Me Faster: Convincing Your Boss, Your Co-Workers, and Yourself (T04) - New Orleans 2019

Jeremy Clark Bosses hate unit testing. They see it as code that doesn't contribute to the final product. And maybe you see testing that way, too. But here's the truth: unit testing makes us faster. We'll look at specific examples of how unit tests save time in the development process by letting us ..

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Unit Testing & Test-Driven Development (TDD) for Mere Mortals (TH19) - New Orleans 2019

Benjamin Day Unit Testing and Test-Driven Development (TDD) arguably mean the same thing. They (both describe a way of developing software so that you always know whether or not it's working. You write little chunks of code (unit tests) that verify the objects and methods in your application's co..

$25.00

TypeScript: Moving Beyond the Basics (W05) - New Orleans 2019

Allen Conway So you have the basics down in TypeScript fundamentals and have even begun creating applications using this wonderful language. However being stuck with just the basics does not allow you to unlock the full power that TypeScript has to offer. With a dizzying array of new features const..

$25.00

The Next Frontier - Conversational Bots (TH06) - New Orleans 2019

Sam Basu Bots are apparently the new rage in human-computer interactions, but all you see are nebulous show-off demos. What's in it for you and why should developers build Bots? Like most new technologies, usage and efficacy often come with deeper understanding. Let's demystify Bots – Conversat..

$25.00

Secure Your App with Azure AD B2C (W03) - New Orleans 2019

Oren Novotny Learn how to secure your applications and API's with Azure AD Business to Consumer (B2C). We'll introduce Azure AD, OAuth and Open ID Connect and explore how to use B2C to secure your application with both local and social accounts. You will learn: The basics of OAuth and OpenID ..

$25.00

SASS and CSS for Developers (TH05) - New Orleans 2019

Robert Boedigheimer Web developers use CSS every day, but few understand how it works. Learn how to leverage CSS to separate your content and presentation. Review selectors, inheritance, and common techniques for providing for a flexible layout. Discover recent improvements, what browsers support t..

$25.00

Power BI: What Have You Done For Me Lately (W02) - New Orleans 2019

Andrew Brust Power BI has been a runaway success in adoption and mindshare, rocketing Microsoft past many of its business intelligence competitors. You may already know Power BI creates great looking visualizations, or that it runs on Windows, iOS, Android, and in the cloud. But do you know how to ..

$25.00

Porting Your Code from .NET Framework to .NET Standard (TH07) - New Orleans 2019

Rockford Lhotka The future of .NET is .NET Core and .Net Standard. Learn how the large codebase of CSLA .NET was adapted to support .NET Standard 1.5, 1.6 and 2.0 while continuing to support full .NET (and Xamarin and UWP). You will learn: How .NET Core relates to .NET Standard How to migrat..

$25.00

Moving to ASP.NET Core 2.X (T01) - New Orleans 2019

Philip Japikse In this session, I show you how ASP.NET Core implements the Model View Controller pattern for Web Applications and the Model Controller pattern for Restful services. I cover convention over configuration, implementing Controllers and Action methods, Views (including partial views and..

$25.00

Monitor Your Applications and Infrastructure (W22) - New Orleans 2019

Eric D. Boyd Open source technology Apache Spark as the analytics and machine learning platform of choice for many companies. While Spark has manifested in numerous parts of the Microsoft stack, including SQL Server 2019, Microsoft's go-to Spark service is Azure Databricks. The service, from Mic..

$25.00

Modern SQL Server Security Features for Developers (W19) - New Orleans 2019

Leonard Lobel With the release of SQL Server 2016, the database engine has been greatly enhanced for security, with three new features that you'll learn about in this demo-packed session. With dynamic data masking (DDM), you can fully or partially conceal sensitive columns from query results. Maski..

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Migrating from AngularJS to Angular + TypeScript (W16) - New Orleans 2019

Allen Conway You may have already invested a lot of time and effort into building an AngularJS 1.x app, and haven't cut your teeth into migrating to Angular and TypeScript. With the Angular Upgrade library, we can bootstrap our Angular app as an Angular + AngularJS Hybrid app, and allow ourselves t..

$25.00

Make Your App See, Hear and Think with Cognitive Services (W21) - New Orleans 2019

Roy Cornelissen Artificial intelligence used to be something super complex but Microsoft is making it simple and available for any developer to integrate it in their apps. In this session we'll look at how you can use features like computer vision, speech recognition and other AI features of cognit..

$25.00

Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB (W15) - New Orleans 2019

Leonard Lobel This session presents an overview of Azure Cosmos DB, a globally distributed, massively scalable, low (single-digit millisecond) latency, fully managed NoSQL database service that is designed specifically for modern web and mobile applications. Like other NoSQL platforms, Cosmos DB su..

$25.00

Improving Code Quality with Static Analyzers (TH20) - New Orleans 2019

Jim Wooley How do you keep code consistent across a team or make sure your independent code follows accepted standards, use a Static Analyzer tool. See how to use some of these tools for your .Net, JavaScript, Style sheets, etc. to improve your code as an independent or large team lead. Whether ..

$25.00

How to Interview a Developer (TH12) - New Orleans 2019

Billy Hollis Most developers end up interviewing candidates for their team at some point, but few receive any instruction in how to do it. In this session, a veteran team leader and developer with over 400 interviews under his belt will cover the basics, including general approach, questions to ask..

$25.00

How to Avoid Building Bad Predictive Models (T11) - New Orleans 2019

Jen Underwood Don't be naive when it comes to building machine learning models. Despite the unprecedented speed and ease of creating predictive models in modern tools, the human mind is still essential for generating good models. From selecting the right problem to solve to preventing algorithm bia..

$25.00

Getting Pushy with SignalR and Reactive Extensions (W20) - New Orleans 2019

Jim Wooley As our systems increasingly demand more real-time updates, we need better ways of working with these live streams of information. Traditional pull models fail to provide the real-time responsiveness and scale needs that modern systems expect. Moving to a push model allows us to scale eas..

$25.00

Get Func-y: Understanding Delegates in .NET (T16) - New Orleans 2019

Jeremy Clark Delegates are waiting to make our code more flexible and extensible. We'll take a look at what delegates are and dispel the mystery of the built-in Func and Action delegate types. Jumping into code, we'll use them to make our classes more flexible and even use multi-casting to kick off..

$25.00

From One Release per Quarter to 30 Times a Day (W18) - New Orleans 2019

Marcel de Vries In this session I will take you along a journey where we have an existing legacy application that we will enable to be released multiple times a day. I will teach you how to apply modern release techniques that enable you to move from long and tiresome release cycles to releasin..

$25.00

Fast Focus: What's New in EF Core 2.x (W11) - New Orleans 2019

Jim Wooley Entity Framework Core, Microsoft's Object Relational Mapping data access tool, was re-written from the ground up with .NET Core. By taking a fresh look, a number of features were changed and re-thought. This redesign caused it to continue playing catch-up to features added in 10 years of..

$25.00

Fast Focus: Ultimate Presentation Formula for Nerds (W12) - New Orleans 2019

Justin James As a techie, we need to be able to talk to more than just 1s and 0s. Talking to computers is great but we also need to be able to talk to humans and give an effective presentation if we want to be seen as the go to expert. Join me in this interactive session to get the critical techn..

$25.00

Fast Focus: Serverless of Azure 101 (W13) - New Orleans 2019

Eric D. Boyd Learn what serverless compute is all about and how you get started with serverless in Azure. Get an overview of developing and running serverless code in Azure. Explore how to integrate with other services, and trigger your code from events within and outside of Azure. And leave this s..

$25.00

Fast Focus: Hybrid Web Frameworks (W09) - New Orleans 2019

Allen Conway Many web applications require the user to upload files. The HTML file input allows the user to select a file from their hard drive, but how do you then upload that file? What are the best practices? How can you limit the file size? How can you style the control to match the rest of you..

$25.00

Fast Focus: Graph DB from SQL to Cosmos (W10) - New Orleans 2019

Leonard Lobel Relational databases are great at relationships, right? Think again. In fact, things degrade quickly once you need to work with and analyze many interconnected entities in a traditional relational model. At that point, you really need a graph database. Attend this fast-focus session a..

$25.00

Fast Focus: Scrum in 20 Minutes (W14) - New Orleans 2019

Benjamin Day We'll start off with the fastest Scrum overview of all time and why you should care. From there, we'll pivot to talk about why Scrum is still relevant in the days of DevOps and continuous deploy and continuous releases. Plus, stick around afterward to chat about your Scrum questions!..

$25.00

Exposing an Extensibility API for your Applications (TH15) - New Orleans 2019

Miguel Castro Writing software that can be maintained is and always has been crucial. But so is writing software that can be enhanced and extended. It's become quite commonplace for many apps today to expose APIs so externally written apps can have access to their data or their services. But imagin..

$25.00

Essential Tools for Xamarin Developers! (TH10) - New Orleans 2019

Sam Basu Cross-platform mobile development has been democratized for .NET developers – thanks to Xamarin & Microsoft. However, professional Xamarin development isn't a piece of cake. Sure, tooling has come a long way, but successful mobile apps need a lot more. The whole Xamarin technology ..

$25.00

Entity Framework for Enterprise Applications (TH14) - New Orleans 2019

Benjamin Day What do you do when your simple Entity Framework app isn't so simple anymore? The entity relationships are starting to get complex. You're getting worried about performance problems. Can you even use Entity Framework in a high-performance, scalable web application? In this se..

$25.00

Diving Deep into ASP.NET Core 2.x (T09) - New Orleans 2019

Philip Japikse ASP.NET Core has changed development of web applications and Restful services in revolutionary ways. In this session I show you what you need to know to move to ASP.NET Core. You will learn: New ASP.NET Core Features Using DI with ASP.NET Core Configuration and Environmenta..

$25.00

Demystifying Microservice Architecture (W17) - New Orleans 2019

Miguel Castro Here we go again, another cool buzz phrase. And like many other buzz phrases, it's often misunderstood. In fact, many developers or even full organizations don't really have a clear understanding of what Microservices are. The reason is twofold. First, may are too hung up on the techn..

$25.00

Cross-Platform Development with Xamarin, C#, and CSLA .NET (T12) - New Orleans 2019

Rockford Lhotka You may write your smart client app in UWP, Xamarin, WPF, or even Windows Forms. In any case, your app probably calls back-end services and needs to interact with app servers. Some or all of your business logic may run on the client, the app server, or both. That's ideal for the bal..

$25.00

Crack the Code: How Machine Learning Models Work (T03) - New Orleans 2019

Jen Underwood Machine learning is one of the hottest topics in tech today. It is a must-have organizational competency in the data-driven era of digital transformation. Despite the unprecedented speed and ease of creating predictive models today, the human mind is still essential for generating and..

$25.00

Calling All Developers - Get Your Bash on with WSL (TH08) - New Orleans 2019

Brian Randell WSL or the Windows Subsystem for Linux brings a real bash shell to Windows 10 and Windows Server. In this session Brian will take you from nothing to something and show you all the wonderful things you can do to live a heterogeneous developer lifestyle accessing Azure, Docker, and Lin..

$25.00

Busy Developer's Guide to Flutter (T10) - New Orleans 2019

Ted Neward Flutter is a new cross-mobile framework and platform (using a custom language, Dart, that started out as a Javascript-transpiling target before it was adopted by Flutter) from Google that looks to solve some of the classic problems--such as state management and component reuse--that the ..

$25.00

Busy .NET Developer's Guide to Python (T15) - New Orleans 2019

Ted Neward Python is a general-purpose programming language and platform that provides a rich ecosystem of powerful features and libraries. As a dynamically-typed object-oriented language using "significant whitespace" to denote scope blocks (instead of lexical markers), Python is relatively easy f..

$25.00

Blazing the Web - Building Web Applications in C# (TH13) - New Orleans 2019

Jason Bock With WebAssembly, creating web applications can be built with any programming language; JavaScript is no longer the only choice. In this session, you'll see how you can use Blazor to run C# natively in the browser. We'll also cover Razor Components, JavaScript interop, server-side Blazor..

$25.00

Azure DevOps in the Cloud and in Your Data Center (T08) - New Orleans 2019

Brian Randell It's hard to have a discussion about cloud computing these days without talking about containers. The technology and tooling are maturing, usage is growing and there are a lot of concepts you will need to learn about. This session will get you started. You will learn what containers a..

$25.00

Azure DevOps and AKS (TH04) - New Orleans 2019

Brian Randell Have you heard? Containers are where it's at and where you want to run your ASP.NET Core apps on .NET Core. But what's this K8S thing all about? Will Azure make it easier? In this session, you'll get a crash course in taking an ASP.NET Core app and get it running up in a container on ..

$25.00

Architecting Systems for DevOps and Continuous Delivery (W08) - New Orleans 2019

Marcel de Vries "You build it, you run it!" It is a great DevOps tagline, but how can you make this work in practice? In order to "run" the software you need to have insights in how your application is doing in production. You need insights into the performance, usage, infrastructure utilization an..

$25.00

Architecting and Developing Microservices Apps (W07) - New Orleans 2019

Eric D. Boyd Microservices are the next evolution of application architecture and service design. The design patterns and principles from Service-Oriented Architecture provided good guidance for service design, and now Microservices enhances SOA with architectures and platforms for operationalizing..

$25.00

Angular Unit Testing from the Trenches (W01) - New Orleans 2019

Justin James For a number of years now we have been hearing about all of the benefits that automated unit testing provides like increasing our quality, catching errors earlier, ensuring that all developers are testing in the same manner and deploying updates with high confidence that nothing will b..

$25.00

AI and Analytics with Apache Spark on Azure Databricks (W06) - New Orleans 2019

Andrew Brust Open source technology Apache Spark as the analytics and machine learning platform of choice for many companies. While Spark has manifested in numerous parts of the Microsoft stack, including SQL Server 2019, Microsoft's go-to Spark service is Azure Databricks. The service, from Mic..

$25.00

Advanced Fiddler Techniques (TH01) - New Orleans 2019

Robert Boedigheimer Fiddler is a great free web diagnostic tool that nearly everyone uses, but typically only for very basic things. If all you need is to see the requests made between the browser and web server, the browser devtools can do that. Fiddler has many more advanced features that most d..

$25.00

(WPF + WinForms) * .NET Core = Modern Desktop (T06) - New Orleans 2019

Oren Novotny Learn how .NET Core 3 brings WPF and Windows Forms into the future with a modern runtime. See what's new for WPF and Windows Forms, learn how to easily retarget your .NET Framework application over to .NET Core, and how to get these modern desktop apps to your users. You will learn: ..

$25.00

Single Track Package - Microsoft - New Orleans 2019

There are many perks to hearing from Microsoft insiders who are "in the trenches" working with developers just like you on a daily basis. These sessions are a chance to hear the newest and latest techniques from those truly in the know...

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