Bytes by MSDN: Clint Rutkas and Tim Huckaby

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Clint Rutkas, Technical Evangelist for Channel 9, reveals how he "coded his way into a job" at Microsoft. Tim also gets Clint to share how he built an automated bartender, dance floor and t-shirt shooting robot. Don't miss this fun and entertaining chat!

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About Clint Rutkas
The corporate gallery may say Clint Rutkas is a Technical Evangelist, but most claim he is an evil genius based on his office.  He talks to customers, develops software, and even builds robots that can serve mix drinks. Currently he works on helping create transparency between the developers at Microsoft and the developers that use our tools. Clint also runs one of the most popular blogs on MSDN, Coding4Fun.Coding4Fun helps give real world examples on using our new technology that isn’t just a business application.

If you need to get a hold of him, you can visit his blog at, email him at or follow him on twitter @ClintRutkas.

About Tim Huckaby
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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