Bytes by MSDN: Rockford Lhotka and Tim Huckaby discuss .Net 4.5 and Windows 8
- Posted: Jul 27, 2012 at 12:00 PM
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Join Tim Huckaby Founder/Chairman, InterKnowlogy Founder/CEO, Actus Interactive Software and Rockford Lhotka CTO, Magenic discuss .Net 4.5 and Windows 8 new Metro WinRT. Rocky talks about .NET new features VB, C#, async await keywords and the task enhancement library that his is excited about. He also shares insights into working with CSLA.NET to work with WinRT. This interview is full of information!
Rockford Lhotka is the creator of the popular CSLA .NET development framework, and is the author of numerous books, including Expert 2008 Business Objects. He is a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP, and a regular presenter at major conferences around the world. Rockford is the Principal Technology Evangelist for Magenic, a company that specializes in planning, designing, building and maintaining your enterprise's most mission critical systems. For more information go to www.lhotka.net.
Tim Huckaby is focused on the Natural User Interface (NUI) in Rich Client and Rich Internet Application (RIA) Technologies like Silverlight & WPF on the computer, the Surface, 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 and technical presentations for Microsoft and numerous other technology conferences around the world by Microsoft Corporation. Tim has done presentations on Microsoft technologies at technology events like Microsoft Tech Ed, Product Launch events, Dev Days, MEC, World Wide Partner Conference, MGB, MGX, and the PDC, along with 3rd party technology conferences all over the world is consistently rated in the top 10% of all speakers at these events. Tim was selected by Microsoft as a speaker for the International .NET Association and speaks at events world-wide on Microsoft's behalf. Tim has done keynote demos at big Microsoft events and product launches for numerous Microsoft executives including Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer.
Tim founded InterKnowlogy, experts in Microsoft .NET and Microsoft Platforms, and Actus Interactive Software, 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 like the Microsoft .NET Partner Advisory Council.