There are 6 entries for the tag presentations
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 11:40 AM | Comments

Last week I had another incredible time at Microsoft’s annual Build conference. This year was particularly exciting for me, as I was invited to speak about some real-world experience on Building Apps for both Windows and Windows Phone. This talk is all about cutting to the chase: cross-platform development is challenging. It's also increasingly a reality we must accept, embrace, and learn to take advantage of. By demonstrating a "real-world" app designed for Windows and Windows Phone, you will learn six battle-tested techniques for maximizing both code and skill reuse between multiple platforms. Get the code If you enjoyed the talk and would like to check out the code for the Real-world Stocks apps that were built on stage, use the following Github link:   Introspective This was my first talk at a major...

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 12:26 PM | Comments

I recently had the opportunity to speak at Microsoft’s New Era of Work conference in Chicago. Below you’ll find the presentation material, the Real-World Stocks project which demonstrates the principles, and a high-level recap of the lessons learned while practicing the following techniques in actual apps.   Slides A number of slides were provided by Microsoft, and many specifically from Matthias Shapiro. Be sure to check out his blog for more excellent Windows Phone articles!     source For this talk I started with my Real-World...

Friday, July 22, 2011 3:50 PM | Comments

TechWeek Chicago Starting today and running through next Friday, July 29th is TechWeek Chicago. TechWeek is a week of conference, expo and events with over 2,000 entrepreneurs, business leaders, and innovators, 4 days of conference sessions, over 150 international speakers, 4 days of an expo hall with over 100 exhibitors, 35 competing tech startups, and over 30 independent off-site events. TechWeek connects the newest web and mobile technologies to thousands of Chicago business, academic, community, art, and media professionals- all within one week. For more information about TechWeek, check out Windows Phone Unleashed During TechWeek Chicago, Microsoft is hosting Windows Phone Unleashed @ TechWeek. This will be an incredible evening getting hands-on with Windows Phone and you will have the opportunity to work with the Windows Phone and Windows Azure experts to help get your app ideas of the ground. More details for this event is...

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 10:21 AM | Comments

This past Saturday was the third annual Chicago Code Camp. If you missed it and you’re in the area, be sure to attend next year! It’s free, and organized by a great group of community leaders here in the greater Chicagoland area. My talk this year was on Onion Architecture. A slight variation of the “ports and adapters” application architecture, I first started reading and prototyping the concepts introduced by Jeffrey Palermo. Check out his blog if you want to read a bit more on it. If you happened to attend my presentation and have any feedback please do let me know! Next year I hope they will be bringing speaker evaluations back – as I greatly appreciate any input on my speaking ability, constructive or otherwise!   ...

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 1:03 PM | Comments

I apologize this is a week late. Below is a zip which includes the slides and solution from my presentation on Caliburn.Micro. It should serve as a pretty good reference application for how to implement the most common functionality in Caliburn.Micro. I’ve also included a simple HTTP framework which can take advantage of Caliburn’s Coroutines to easily issue GET requests and parse the JSON response into a typed model. Download the Code!   Technorati Tags: presentations,wp7,wp7dev,caliburn,mvvm

Thursday, April 15, 2010 11:04 AM | Comments

I will be giving a talk at the Chicago Architects Group on Onion Architecture next week, details below. This is a completely free event, and of course, pizza will be provided. When Tuesday, April 20, 2010 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CT) Where TechNexus 200 S Wacker Drive Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60606 Abstract Onion Architecture by Matt Hidinger Onion architecture exploits well-known patterns like dependency injection to promote true loose coupling between the core business logic and technical implementation details of an application.  Join us as we discuss this approach to building robust applications. Followed by open forum   CAG site: Registration:   Technorati Tags: presentations,architecture