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Xamarin.Forms Takes You Places! - (W19) - Boston 2019

Sam Basu You've heard the buzz – target every mobile platform from a single C#/XAML codebase. Sounds too good to be true? The story is actually even better - let's unpack the promise of Xamarin.Forms. The reach goes beyond just mobile platforms of iOS, Android & Windows – did you know your Xamarin.F..

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Xamarin.Forms Takes You Places! (T09) - Las Vegas 2019

Sam Basu You've heard the buzz – target every mobile platform from a single C#/XAML codebase. Sounds too good to be true? The story is actually even better - let's unpack the promise of Xamarin.Forms. The reach goes beyond just mobile platforms of iOS, Android & Windows – did you know your Xamar..

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Writing Testable Code and Resolving Dependencies - DI Kills Two Birds with One Stone - (TH11) - Chicago 2019

Miguel Castro Dependency Injection is one of those terms that advanced programmers throw out with an expectation and assumption of full understanding on the part of the receiver. However, I constantly get asked by attendees, students, and clients to please recommend a good DI product and show them h..

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Writing Maintainable Test Automation - (W04) - Boston 2019

Marcel de Vries How well do you test your application or Web site? Are you still testing your applications or sites manually and does that take a lot of time? Do you find it hard to create and maintain automated tests for your applications? Have you created automated tests but do you find them hard ..

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When Azure AD is Not Enough: Creating a Token Service in ASP.NET Core 3.0 - (TH17) - Boston 2019

Roland Guijt A big change in terms of security in ASP.NET Core 3.0 is that Microsoft is including the capability to create your own token service that supports OpenIdConnect. It uses the well-established IdentityServer framework as the basis for that. A token service enables you to do centralized a..

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What's New in C# 8 - (T08) - Boston 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 new..

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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..

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What's New in Bootstrap 4 - (TH09) - Boston 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 m..

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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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What's New in Bootstrap 4 - (TH05) - Chicago 2019

Jeremy Likness 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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What's New in .NET Core 3.0 - (W06) - Chicago 2019

Jason Bock .NET Core is the runtime for writing modern applications. Its speed, efficiency, and cross-platform capabilities provide .NET developers with flexibility and power. In 2019, Microsoft released .NET Core 3.0, and in this session, we'll cover what's been added. We'll review new features and..

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What Happened to My Promises? A Primer on RxJS - (T05) - Chicago 2019

Laurie Barth If you're familiar with AngularJS you may be used to interacting with your Http requests via promises. Well, no more. With angular.io promises have given way to observables. Specifically, angular's implementation is built on top of RxJS. So let's learn about this reactive programming li..

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What Every Developer Needs to Know About Deep Learning? - (W07) - Boston 2019

Vishwas Lele In this session we will look at deep learning to as an increasingly important toolset for developers. You will learn: About Deep Learning About Convolutional neural network How to use Deep to solve real world examples..

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UX Design Fundamentals: What Do Your Users Really See? - (T04) - Boston 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 groupi..

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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..

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Upload and Store a File Using MVC - (TH01) - Boston 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 your..

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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..

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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..

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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 - (TH10) - Boston 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 code ..

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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..

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Understanding, Selecting, Visualizing and Finalizing Data Science Models for Data Professionals (TH06) - Las Vegas 2019

Jen Stirrup In this session, we will look at data science models and provide clear guidelines on how to select the best model(s) for your purposes. We will use examples in R and Python, and display the output in Power BI. We will also look at visualizing the output of these models in Power BI, and f..

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TypeScript: The Future of Front End Web Development. - (W01) - Boston 2019

Ben Hoelting TypeScript is the real deal. Many developers have heard of TypeScript but most have never used it in production. Many C# developers hate JavaScript. I believe the reason for their hatred has nothing to do with JavaScript but with the lack of tooling and language features. TypeScript is ..

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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..

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Top 10 Browser Threats Mitigated - (TH17) - Chicago 2019

Roland Guijt Cross site scripting attacks, cross site request forgery and redirection attacks are just a few of the many threats that applications in a browser face. These threads are easily mitigated using features that come with every browser nowadays. The problem is you need to know that they're ..

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The Visible Developer: Why You Shouldn't Blend In (W10) - Las Vegas 2019

Heather Downing Ever wonder how some technical people are recognized and promoted quicker than others with the same skillset? Yes, there is a formula to make it more likely. We will explore the habits of well-known developers outside of their coding chops, to identify what additionally allowed them..

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The Next Frontier - Conversational Bots (W02) - Las Vegas 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 – Conversational..

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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..

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The Most Important Lessons I've Learned in Forty Years of Developing Software (TH15) - Las Vegas 2019

Billy Hollis In 1978, Billy began writing code for money for the first time. He's used a half dozen languages on a dozen platforms. He has worked alone and on large teams. Although the technology never sits still, certain aspects of software development never seem to change: arbitrary deadlines, the..

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Tap, tap, tap. Is this thing on? Communication Matters, from Junior Devs to Directors - (TH19) - Chicago 2019

Angela Dugan In the 20 or so years since I joined the tech community, I moved from an attitude of "please leave me alone in my cube to code and whatever you do don't talk to me!" to well, giving talks on the importance of communication in the software world. The tools and techniques I've come to kno..

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Take Advantage of HTML5 Features - (T01) - Las Vegas 2019

Paul Sheriff HTML5 has added a host of new structural and semantic elements. New attributes and input types are also available to help make your web applications respond better on mobile devices. In addition, you API's have been added such as geolocation, drag and drop, local and session storage. Yo..

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State of Mobile Development - (W15) - Boston 2019

Sam Basu It's 2019 & developers have a lot of choice in how to build mobile apps. However, mobile strategy needs to be driven by type of app, platform reach and developer expertise. Is the Cordova hybrid route still an option? What are key factors that demand native mobile apps for iOS/Android/UWP? ..

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SQL Server Database DevOps (T16) - Las Vegas 2019

Brian Randell Delivering value to your customers requires you providing a quality experience. A quality experience where your app is intuitive, available, fast, and connected. And for many apps, the foundation of that whole experience is a SQL Server database. In this fast-changing world, how do you..

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Signing Your Code the Easy Way - (TH18) - Boston 2019

Oren Novotny Dive into code signing and learn why you want to be attaching signatures to your code and how to quickly and securely incorporate code signing into your CI/CD pipeline. You will learn: Get a code signing service setup quickly and securely for your organization that supports any Authen..

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Signing Your Code the Easy Way - (T03) - Chicago 2019

Oren Novotny Dive into code signing and learn why you want to be attaching signatures to your code and how to quickly and securely incorporate code signing into your CI/CD pipeline.You will learn: Introduction to code signing and Authenticode Get a code signing service setup quickly and securely fo..

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Signing Your Code The Easy Way (W20) - Las Vegas 2019

Oren Novotny Dive into code signing and learn why you want to be attaching signatures to your code and how to quickly and securely incorporate code signing into your CI/CD pipeline. You will learn: An introduction to code signing and Authenticode How to get a code signing service setup quickly and ..

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SignalR: Real-time for All the Things (TH19) - Las Vegas 2019

Brady Gaster You may know a bit about SignalR from its upbringing as the real-time framework for .NET. While still true in that SignalR for .NET Core is a thing now, SignalR has evolved and is no longer “just for .NET developers.” With the new Azure SignalR Service providing a common back-end for an..

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Security in Your Pipelines. The shift to Rugged DevOps (TH20) - Las Vegas 2019

René van Osnabrugge Putting Developers and IT-Pros in one team does not make it a DevOps team. And even when they work smoothly together there is always Security that needs to be addressed. Build and Release Pipelines take care of building and deploying your application, but are your pipelines secur..

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Securing Web Applications and APIs with ASP.NET Core 2.2 and 3.0 (W13) - Las Vegas 2019

Brock Allen ASP.NET Core and MVC is a mature and modern platform to build secure web applications and APIs. This session is a survey of the components provided by the platform to provide security including hosting, data protection, authentication, authorization, and identity. We will also discuss fe..

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Securing Web APIs from JavaScript/SPA Applications (W09) - Las Vegas 2019

Brock Allen Modern web development means that more and more application code is running in the browser as JavaScript. This architectural shift requires us to change how we perform authentication and authorization. Fortunately, using modern protocols such as OpenID Connect you don't need to invent yo..

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Secure Your App with Azure AD B2C (W15) - Las Vegas 2019

Oren Novotny Learn the 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 Co..

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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 ..

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Scrum Under a Waterfall - (W22) - Chicago 2019

Benjamin Day It would be so easy if everyone at our companies just used Scrum -- or at least Agile. No one would lean on the team for dates and deadlines, and everyone would know that change is a good thing. It'd be one great big happy project management family. But let's face it -- an all-Agile org..

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Scrum Under a Waterfall - (TH08) - Boston 2019

Benjamin Day It would be so easy if everyone at our companies just used Scrum -- or at least Agile. No one would lean on the team for dates and deadlines, and everyone would know that change is a good thing. It'd be one great big happy project management family. But let's face it -- an all-Agile org..

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Science of Great UI - Part 2 (Design Like a Pro) (TH05) - Las Vegas 2019

Mark Miller Get a big boost on your UI skills. Regardless of whether you're building interfaces for watches, phones, tablets, desktops, elevators, automobiles, or interplanetary spaceships; you'll learn how to expertly apply tools from the designer's palette to your designs. We'll discuss contrast, ..

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Science of Great UI - Part 1 (Efficiency in Thought & Motion) (TH01) - Las Vegas 2019

Mark Miller Explore the how and why of great UI. If you believe you're not an artist, that UI is subjective, or that Great UI takes too much effort, then this session is for you. Learn how to enhance clarity, reduce visual noise, lower barriers to entry, and make your interfaces discoverable, respon..

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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..

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Real-time Web Applications with ASP.NET Core SignalR - (TH13) - Chicago 2019

Roland Guijt SignalR for ASP.NET Core is finally here. But it's quite a lot different than the "old" SignalR. After a short introduction of what SignalR is I'll show you how to build real-time functionality into every ASP.NET Core application by diving into the code of a demo application showing you..

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Power BI: What Have You Done For Me Lately  - (W20) - Boston 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 u..

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Power BI: What Have You Done For Me Lately? - (T16) - Chicago 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 u..

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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 ..

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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..

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Offices are Over: How & Why to Work Remotely in the Digital Age - (TH15) - Boston 2019

Laura B. Janusek The remote working trend is becoming more and more popular, whether it's a weekly work-from-home day or an overall company structure. The majority (67%) of remote work programs are offered at manager's discretion, so it could be right around the corner. And if you're a manager, it c..

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Now, the Two Worlds Collided - (TH07) - Boston 2019

Veronika Kolesnikova Augmented and virtual realities are getting increasingly more popular not only among developers, but also consumers. Now we can add those technologies to web and mobile applications. Augmented reality mobile applications can be used in a wide variety of projects, no matter if i..

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Non-Useless Unit Testing Entity Framework & ASP.NET MVC - (W08) - Chicago 2019

Benjamin Day We all know that we should be writing unit tests for our applications. But what do you do about that database code? Data access code is FAMOUS for wrecking our dreams for a clean, unit testable application. Add ASP.NET MVC and application security into the mix and those unit testing dre..

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N Things You Didn't Know About the Router - (T09) - Boston 2019

Deborah Kurata This session explores the many facets of routing in an Angular application, and covers a lot of awesome yet practical techniques. With routing, we can define multiple routes, pass data to routes, preload data for our views, guard our routes, add a spinner, and even improve performance..

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Moving to Entity Framework Core 2.x - (W02) - Boston 2019

Philip Japikse Writing data access code is tedious and mundane. The simple act of creating the CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) operations doesn't add business value to your application, but it is an absolute necessity. In this session, I show you the core features of EF Core 2 and how it can sav..

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Moving to ASP.NET Core 2.X - (T01) - Boston 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 ..

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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..

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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..

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