Microsoft HQ

Microsoft HQ

Join our Visual Studio Live! experts at the Mothership for 5 days of developer training and special Microsoft perks unique to our other show locations. Plus, we are adding the ever-so popular full-day Hands-On Labs to the agenda in Redmond for the first time this year! August 12-16, 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 (Microsoft HQ 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 - Microsoft HQ 2019

Full Stack Web Development - Microsoft HQ 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 ve..

$225.00

Single Track Package - DevOps in the Spotlight - Microsoft HQ 2019

DevOps in the Spotlight - Microsoft HQ 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 - Microsoft HQ 2019

Developing New Experiences - Microsoft HQ 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. Fortunate..

$225.00

Single Track Package - Delivery and Deployment - Microsoft HQ 2019

Delivery and Deployment - Microsoft HQ 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 practic..

$225.00

Single Track Package - Cloud, Containers and Microservices - Microsoft HQ 2019

Cloud, Containers and Microservices - Microsoft HQ 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 ..

$225.00

Single Track Package - AI, Data and Machine Learning - Microsoft HQ 2019

This VSLive! Microsoft HQ 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 th..

$225.00

Single Track Package - .Net Core and More - Microsoft HQ 2019

.NET Core and More - Microsoft HQ 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..

$225.00

Works On My Machine… Docker for Developers (W11) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Chris Klug There is a LOT of talk about containerization today, and about Docker in particular. At least in the Microsoft world. The rest of the world, has been using it for quite a while, but seeing that it is mostly Linux based, it has had some problems getting traction with Microsoft developers. ..

$25.00

What's New in Bootstrap 4 (TH13) - Microsoft HQ 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..

$25.00

What Have You Done for Me Lately  (W06) - Microsoft HQ 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..

$25.00

What Every Developer Needs to Know About Deep Learning (TH11) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Vishwas Lele 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 it's for ..

$25.00

Versioning ASP.NET Core APIs (T13) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Philip Japikse Building an API with ASP.NET MVC in .NET Core is only half the job. If you're API is going to live more than one release cycle, you're going to need to version it. During this session, you'll see how easy it is now to version APIs using functionality built into ASP.NET Core. You will ..

$25.00

UX Design Fundamentals: What do Your Users Really See? (W10) - Microsoft HQ 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..

$25.00

Use Async Internals in .NET (TH12) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Adam Furmanek Async and await are now common elements of .NET ecosystem. Do you know how they work? Do you know what is synchronization context, how to wait for async void methods or how to implement custom task scheduler? In this talk I show internals of async and await. I present state machine cr..

$25.00

Testability in .NET (TH16) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Jason Bock Unit testing is a mature concept. The software development community as a whole has embraced the idea and encourages other developers to write tests. However, there's still a substantial amount of code out there that isn't being tested. Even if tests are being written, developers may not ..

$25.00

Sharing C# Code Across Platforms (T06) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Rockford Lhotka At some point you are going to need to get your existing code base running on .NET Core, UWP, Xamarin, or another flavor of .NET. In the past you might have used Portable Class Libraries (PCLs) or Shared Projects to accomplish this goal. The new .NET Standard 2.0 definition is implem..

$25.00

Real World Scrum with Azure DevOps (W08) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Benjamin Day You've got Team Foundation Server, Azure DevOps Server, or a subscription to Azure DevOps in the cloud and you're looking to do Scrum. Ok. Great. Now what does that mean? What does TFS actually do to help your Scrum team(s) run more efficiently? If I'm the Scrum Master, what should I be..

$25.00

MVVM Made Easy for WPF Applications (TH06) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Paul Sheriff MVVM and WPF go together like chocolate and peanut butter. This seminar guides you step-by-step on how to take advantage of this powerful design pattern. The main goal of MVVM is to help you develop code that is testable and re-usable, and this can be accomplished by just using MVVM. Th..

$25.00

Moving to ASP.NET Core 2.X (T05) - Microsoft HQ 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

Microservices with Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) (W15) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Vishwas Lele Many are increasingly seeing microservices and containers as an architectural style of choice. Kubernetes is also gaining a lot of momentum. This session will look at key tenets of microservices. Then you'll switch to practically applying these concepts to AKS, formerly known as Azure C..

$25.00

Manual Memory Management in .NET Framework (TH20) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Adam Furmanek Value types are on a stack and reference types are on a heap - this is a typical answer when one is asked about placement of values in memory. However, is it really defined that way in the .NET Framework specification? Or can we bend the rules and manage memory differently? During the..

$25.00

Make GitHub a Daily Part of Your Day (TH09) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Brian Randell GitHub is the center of open source. Even if you're not actively contributing to an open source project, there are lots of benefits to being proficient at GitHub and using its tools. In this session, Brian will show you how you can use GitHub daily to enhance your personal career and h..

$25.00

How to Interview a Developer (TH07) - Microsoft HQ 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

Getting Pushy with SignalR and Reactive Extensions (W01) - Microsoft HQ 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 easi..

$25.00

Get Func-y: Understanding Delegates in .NET (T12) - Microsoft HQ 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

Exceptional Development: Dealing With Exceptions in .NET (TH08) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Jason Bock Exceptions...they seem like such a simple thing, and yet, even in 2019, they are probably one of the most misunderstood and misused aspects of .NET. In this session, we'll talk about what exceptions are, how they are used, and principles that you should follow to get the most (or least) o..

$25.00

DevOps with ASP.NET Core, EF Core, & Azure DevOps (W04) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Benjamin Day DevOps is all about software delivery. Create an automated, streamlined path from development to testing to deployment — that's basically DevOps. Great. So how do you do it with ASP.NET Core and Entity Framework Core? How do you deploy the SQL Server schema? How do you deal with EF Core..

$25.00

Database DevOps with SQL Server (W16) - Microsoft HQ 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 yo..

$25.00

Creating Business Applications Using Blazor (Razor Components) (W13) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Michael Washington Server-side Blazor (also known as Razor Components) allows you to create high performance, visually rich business applications with minimal JavaScript. This speeds your development lifecycle, allows you to re-use your existing business logic and custom libraries, and provides a su..

$25.00

C# in the Browser with Client-side Blazor and WebAssembly (W09) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Rockford Lhotka WebAssembly (wasm) is an important new browser capability that allows us to write web pages in languages other than JavaScript. For .NET developers it is exciting to know that we can use C# to write browser-based code. The experimental ASP.NET Blazor technology is a UI framework for ..

$25.00

Building Reactive Client Experiences with RxJs and Angular Forms (W05) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Jim Wooley We've been building event-based asynchronous applications for decades now, but traditional event based models suffer from complex nested callbacks, are difficult to mock and test, and struggle to manage synchronizing multiple streams. Reactive programming models can help to solve these ch..

$25.00

Building Business Application Bots (W03) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Michael Washington Communication with customers and employees is improved when you open the channels of text and voice communication using bots. This beginner-level session, will teach you how to leverage Microsoft Cognitive services to design, train, and deploy your custom bots and consume them in ..

$25.00

Building Azure Cosmos DB Applications – Part II (TH19) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Leonard Lobel Part II of this dynamic session continues in full swing, as we dive into the Cosmos DB SQL API's unique server-side programming model. Learn how to write and deploy stored procedures, triggers, and user-defined functions that execute directly inside the Cosmos DB service on Azure. Your..

$25.00

Building Azure Cosmos DB Applications – Part I (TH15) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Leonard Lobel In this intensive demo-packed session, you'll learn how to write applications for Cosmos DB. Watch as we globally distribute a Cosmos DB database and configure a failover policy for your application that ensures lightning fast (single-digit millisecond) response times for your users no..

$25.00

Augmented and Mobile: Now, the Two Worlds Collide (TH10) - Microsoft HQ 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..

$25.00

Angular Best Practices (T09) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Deborah Kurata This session covers best practices for building clean and usable Angular applications. We cover setting up your folder structure, organizing your components into modules, registering services, routing best practices, working with asynchronous data, using RxJS effectively, and much mo..

$25.00

Angular Application Testing Outside the Church of TDD (TH01) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Chris Klug I hate writing tests! There, I said it! I think TDD gets in my way, and it annoys me! People who preach it annoy me! People who tell me that "I just don't understand it" annoy me! Not to mention the ones that say, "real professional developers use TDD". Unfortunately, this "religious" vie..

$25.00

Angular 101 (T01) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Deborah Kurata This beginner-level session introduces the .NET developer to Angular, the very popular JavaScript framework for building client-side applications. We cover key building blocks such as modules, components, and templates. Come and get a quick start to building successful Web applicatio..

$25.00

AI and Analytics with Apache Spark on Azure Databricks (W02) - Microsoft HQ 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 Micros..

$25.00

Add Native to Cross Platform with Xamarin.Essentials (TH02) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Veronika Kolesnikova For every mobile cross platform developer, it's important not only create a look and feel of a native application, but provide access to native functionality. The easiest way to access native APIs when building apps with Xamarin is Xamarin.Essentials. In this session, you'll le..

$25.00

Windows Subsystem for Linux (W07) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Rich Turner & Craig Loewen The WSL community has given amazing feedback on how we can improve through platforms like Twitter, Github, and UserVoice. Our team has taken that feedback to heart. In this session, they'll be showing off how the new WSL architecture will improve your development envi..

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Why, When, and How to Enhance Your App with Azure Functions (T15) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Daria Grigoriu & Eamon O'Reil This session will provide insight into leveraging Azure Functions and event-driven best practices to light up new product ideas quickly. Learn how to enhance your cloud applications using serverless technologies from managing serverless APIs to automating operation..

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What’s New with Azure App Service? (W14) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Christina Compy This session will go over new and soon to be released features within the Azure App Service. We will discuss what the App Service is, the benefit it brings to users and the use cases that are solved with it...

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Visual Studio Productivity Tips and Tricks (TH04) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Allison Buchholtz-Au In this demo-heavy session, we'll be walking through some of our classic tips and tricks from Visual Studio, as well as exploring what's new and coming in Visual Studio 2019. You can expect everything from hidden gems to help you personalize and navigate Visual Studio to the la..

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Visual Studio for Mac: From Check-out to Publish (T14) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Cody Beyer Join our Visual Studio for Mac Program Managers as they demonstrate how to use Visual Studio for Mac throughout the development cycle. In this presentation, you'll be taken through the steps of checking out a project from source control, editing the project using the new editor within Vi..

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The Power of DevOps in the Real World (TH17) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Neil Peterson It is now 2019 and good DevOps practices are no longer just nice to have. It is absolutely necessary to continuously deliver value to our end users. Yet this isn't easy to do right. In this session, we will explore the whys and the how. Why is DevOps important? Why do we care? How ..

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The Future of C# (T04) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Dustin Campbell C# has come a long way during its two decades of existence, and is one of the world's most popular programming languages. We continue to evolve it eagerly, with the aid of a vibrant open source community. C# 8.0 is right around the corner, and addresses core software development ..

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Stunning Mobile Apps with the Xamarin Visual Design System (T02) - Microsoft HQ 2019

James Montemagno Xamarin.Forms excels at quickly producing cross-platform mobile experiences that look and feel at home on the host platforms. But how do you make sure your app experience is also consistent with your brand experience? Now with Xamarin.Forms Visual you can adopt a singular look and ..

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Single Track Package - Microsoft - Microsoft HQ 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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Preparing Data for your Modern Data Warehouse with Azure Databricks (T11) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Kyle Weller Getting data ready for analytics is often the most painful part of any enterprise data pipeline. However, the power and flexibility of Apache Spark and Azure Databricks can handle even the most complex data engineering pipelines, ensuring your data is ready for analytics, machine learni..

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Machine Learning the .NET Way (TH18) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Bri Achtman ML.NET is a free, cross-platform, and open source machine learning framework for .NET developers. It is an extensible platform that powers Microsoft products & services like Windows Hello, Bing Ads, PowerPoint Design Ideas, and more. This session focuses on what's new with ML.NET and th..

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Keynote: Moving .NET Beyond Windows (Keynote) - Microsoft HQ 2019

James Montemagno As the software development industry moves at a blazing fast pace so does .NET. .NET leads the way across a multitude of platforms including web, IoT, desktop, mobile, wearables, and so many more. In this session we will take you through the journey of a .NET developer creating app..

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Feature Flags for Better DevOps (TH14) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Mickey Gousset Feature Flags provide a set of patterns that can help your team deliver new functionality to users rapidly and safely. In this session, Mickey will cover the what of feature flags–also know as feature toggles. You'll then learn some uses cases for feature flags like separating code d..

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DevOps Practices Can Make You A Better Developer (T08) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Robert Green Improved deployment frequency. Faster time to market. Lower failure rates. Faster fixes and recovery time. These are some of the promises of DevOps. Whether you are an individual developer or working in a team, you can take advantage of DevOps practices. In this session, aimed at devel..

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CI / CD with Azure DevOps (T16) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Tiago Pascoal Automating the building and deploying of applications should be an easy task, something you can do quickly and effortlessly. Come learn how! In this session, you will learn how Azure DevOps can automate your build pipeline. And not just for compiling code, but for running automated t..

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Bringing the Power and Familiarity of .NET, C# and F# to Big Data Processing in Apache Spark (T10) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Rahul Potharaju & Michael Rys Apache Spark has been changing the game in the big data space for the last couple of years. It continues to drive forward rapidly in terms of technology and popularity. However, for many organizations, the need to learn new skills has been holding back their adopti..

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Bolting Security Into Your Development Process (W12) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Tiago Pascoal Security is no longer optional; organizations can no longer look the other way. A security breach is something that not only brings reputational costs but can also cost millions of dollars in losses from lost business or lawsuits. Humans are always going to be part of the development ..

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Best Practices for Serverless DevOps: Inner Loop, Outer Loop, Observability (TH03) - Microsoft HQ 2019

Colby Tresness & Ahmed Elnab Join Colby and Ahmed on a journey of developing, testing, deploying, and monitoring your serverless applications using Azure Functions. In this session, we will go into details about different ways to develop and deploy your serverless functions. Configure a full CI/CD ..

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