Bytes by MSDN: Maarten Struys and Tim Huckaby discuss Silverlight and Windows Phone 7

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Watch this lively discussion between Tim Huckaby and Maarten Struys, Windows Mobile Evangelist. Maarten sounds off on why developers shouldn’t sweat not having native access, and discusses Silverlight’s role and other functionalities of Windows Phone 7.

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About Marteen
Maarten Struys works as Windows Embedded and Windows Phone Evangelist for Alten-PTS in The Netherlands. Maarten is a well-known speaker at international conferences like Tech•Ed, MEDC and Mobile Connections. He is also the creator of a number of How-Do-I videos for MSDN around device development. Maarten has experience with Microsoft Windows CE and Windows Mobile / Windows Phone devices since their respective introduction. His main focus is on how to create well performing managed applications for smart devices, getting the most out of devices with limited resources and using as little battery power as possible. Maarten's website, www.dotnetfordevices.com, is loaded with information about using .NET in the embedded world.

About Tim
Tim Huckaby is the Founder of InterKnowlogy, experts in Microsoft .NET and Microsoft Platforms, and has 25+ years experience including serving on a Microsoft product team as a development lead on an architecture team. Tim is a Microsoft Regional Director, an MVP and serves on multiple Microsoft councils and boards. Currently, Tim is focused on RIA & Rich Client Technologies like WPF, VSTO, Surface, Silverlight, Windows 7 Touch, and Windows Phone 7. He has been called a "Pioneer of the Smart Client Revolution" by the press. Tim has been awarded multiple times for the highest-rated keynote for Microsoft and numerous other technology conferences around the world and is consistently rated in the top 10% of all speakers at these events. Tim has also done keynote demos for numerous Microsoft executives including Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer.

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