In this geekSpeak, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Kevin Hazzard shows how new caching capabilities in the Microsoft .NET 4 Framework can make your Ruby and Python code fly when running on the Dynamic Language Runtime (DLR). Kevin illustrates
the benefits of hybrid language application development and discusses writing dynamic types in C#. Your hosts for this geekSpeak are
G. Andrew Duthie
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: Kevin Hazzard, Architect/Lead Consultant, CapTech Ventures, Inc.
Kevin Hazzard is currently a Microsoft Visual C# Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and a lead onsultant/architect for CapTech Ventures in Richmond, Virginia. He has served on the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and as an advisor to Virginia's Joint Commission
on Technology and Science (JCOTS). While serving as a senior engineer in the Intel Architecture Lab, Kevin successfully authored patents and designed ciphers, protocols, and peer-to-peer networking components used by millions of users worldwide. Kevin has
been writing software for 25 years and loves the art and science of his job as much today as he did in the very beginning.
Kevin is a father to five, a husband to one, and a servant to many others. He speaks a bit of Portuguese and enjoys doing missionary work in South America. He also enjoys motorcycling, welding, hiking, etymology, bird-watching, and friendly discussions about
world politics and history.