Bytes by MSDN: Whurley and Brian Gorbett on developing apps for Windows Phone
- Posted: Jun 15, 2011 at 9:57AM
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Whurley , Co-Founder & CTO of Chaotic Moon, a mobile application studio, shares his positive experiences interacting with Microsoft and developing apps for Windows Phone 7. Providing input, early on, for the Windows Phone 7 release candidate, Whurley describes the process as "truly communal." He enjoys developing on the Windows Phone 7 platform for a few reasons, in particular developer relations and Microsoft's marketing support. Tune in to find out the latest happenings at Chaotic Moon.
It doesn't actually surprise us that our Chief Technology Officer, William "whurley" Hurley, was named a Master Inventor by the world-renowned technology and consulting firm. As one of the world's leading authorities on open source, open innovation, and augmented reality, Whurley has received numerous other awards including (but not limited to) IBM Pervasive Computing Award and Apple Computer Design Award. Our technology genius holds 11 patents as well as co-founded iPhoneDevCamp, iPadDevCamp and BarCampAustin. He's requested worldwide to serve as guest speaker at conferences and is a frequent interviewee for BusinessWeek, Wired, Science Channel, New Scientist Magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, Computerworld, LinuxWorld, eWeek, InfoWorld, CBS News and The Associated Press.
Brian Gorbett is a startup guy in Microsoft's Developer & Platform Evangelism (dpe) division, responsible for engaging partners and customers around developer tools and platform technologies. He is currently leading the startup initiative for the central region of the United States and actively seeks out passionate technology startups with innovating ideas. An active developer and technologist, Gorbett has contributed to national publications on Microsoft technologies and still codes on a daily basis. He has recently been working on delivering rich user experiences using Windows Azure and demonstrating the power of the platform to partners and emerging businesses. Before joining Microsoft, Gorbett managed a team of developers and designers responsible for delivering next generation rich internet applications. Gorbett resides in Chicago, Il, but can be found on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, or just about any other social network.