Bytes by MSDN: Shawn Wildermuth and Tim Huckaby discuss Silverlight, Windows Phone 7 and HTML
- Posted: Dec 09, 2010 at 7:18AM
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Meet Shawn Wildermuth, President of Agilitrain, Inc, as he and Tim Huckaby discuss Silverlight, Windows Phone 7 and HTML. Shawn (who Tim dubs the “King of Silverlight training”) chats about his Windows Phone 7 book (due in the first quarter of 2011) and explains why “Silverlight is about the apps, and HTML is about the web."
|Shawn Wildermuth is an eight-time Microsoft MVP (Data), member of the INETA Speaker's Bureau and an author of six books on .NET. Shawn is involved with Microsoft as a Silverlight Insider, Data Insider and Connected Technology Advisors (WCF/Oslo/WF). He has been seen speaking at a variety of international conferences including TechEd, OreDev, SDC, VSLive, WinDev, MIX, DevTeach, DevConnections and DevReach. Shawn has written dozens of articles for a variety of magazines and websites including MSDN, DevSource, InformIT, CoDe Magazine, ServerSide.NET and MSDN Online. He has over twenty years in software development regularly blogs about a range of topics including Silverlight, SQL Server Modeling, Databases, XML and web services on his blog (http://wildermuth.com). He is currently teaching workshops around the country through his training company AgiliTrain (http://agilitrain.com).|
|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.|