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MSDN Radio: Building Business Apps with Silverlight with John Papa

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Microsoft Silverlight provides a deep framework that gives developers the ability to rapidly integrate data and rich presentation to build applications—this also provides businesses the insight they need from their data. This week we chat with John Papa, host of Silverlight TV, who is hosting a global live streamed Silverlight Firestarter on December 2 to arm designers and developers with the skills needed to create rich business applications with Silverlight. This show is hosted by Mike Benkovich and Mithun Dhar.

MSDN Radio is a weekly Developer talk-show that helps answer your questions about the latest Microsoft news, solutions, and technologies. We dive into the challenges of deciphering today’s technology stack. For previous and upcoming shows visit

Guest: John Papa, Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation

Previously a Microsoft Silverlight MVP, INETA speaker, and member of the WPF and Silverlight Insiders—John Papa is now a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft. John specializes in professional application development with Microsoft technologies including Silverlight, WPF, C#, .NET and SQL Server. John has written over 70 articles and authored 9 books including “Data Driven Services with Silverlight”. He can often be found speaking at industry conferences such as MIX, PDC, VSLive and DevConnections; speaking at user groups around the country; and viewed on MSDN webcasts. John also hosts the annual Silverlight MIXer, a gathering of some of the most influential members of the Silverlight community.



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