Learn how to build applications and services deployed on Windows Home Server that power PCs and devices throughout a connected home. See an example home automation and energy management service, and watch the creation of an on-premises service that exposes
HVAC, window shades, and lighting controls to all devices on the home network. Hear how to package the service as a Windows Home Server add-in, quickly create a configuration UI, deploy a PC application for controlling the service, and demonstrate control
from other devices such as TVs and cell phones.
CJ is a North Carolina native from the small town of New Bern. For those who've never heard of New Bern (the vast majority I'm sure), it was the colonial capiatol of NC as well as the birth place of Pepsi Cola. CJ attended NC State
University where he recieved his BS and MS in Computer Science before transplanting himself to western Washington to work for Microsoft just over 7 years ago. CJ has worked on a number of projects at Microsoft including threedegrees, Windows Live (then MSN)
Messenger, and (most recently) Windows Home Server.
Fabian hails from Germany. He lives and studies in the town of Cottbus located near Berlin. Fabian attended the Brandenburg University of Technology where he received his BS degree in Information and Media Technology. He is currently
a graduate student in his last year before writing his master thesis. He has worked for Microsoft Germany for about 2 years as a Senior Student Partner. In short, he leads regional group of “student evangelists” that advocate the use of Microsoft development
tools in academia. Fabian most recently began an internship as a program manager on the Windows Home Server team in Redmond, Washington.