geekSpeak Recording - Silverlight Testing with Jeremy Likness

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In this episode of geekSpeak, Jeremy Likness focuses on the Microsoft Silverlight Unit Testing Framework. Jeremy shows us how to design Silverlight applications to take advantage of unit testing (SOLID and DRY principles), building not only view models but also views that can be tested. Jeremy also explains how to use the test surface to unit test controls and some fundamentals of testing in general, such as strategies for dividing test classes and methods and creating stubs and mocks. This geekSpeak is hosted by Glen Gordon and Rachel Appel.

The geekSpeak webcast series brings you industry experts in a "talk-radio" format hosted by developer evangelists from Microsoft. These experts share their knowledge and experience about a particular developer technology and are ready to answer your questions in real time during the webcast.

Guest Presenter:
Jeremy Likness, Consultant, Wintellect

Jeremy Likness is a senior consultant for Wintellect with 15 years of experience developing enterprise applications. He has worked with software in multiple vertical industries ranging from insurance, health and wellness, supply chain management, and mobility. Jeremy's primary focus for the past decade has been building highly scalable Web-based solutions using the Microsoft technology stack.
Prior to Wintellect, Jeremy was director of information technology and served as development manager and architect for AirWatch, LLC, where he helped the company grow and solidify its position as one of the leading wireless technology solution providers in the United States by managing the development of their product portfolio, which includes public HotSpot solutions and a management console for enterprise grade wireless networks, mobile devices, and their consumers. A fluent Spanish speaker, Jeremy served as director of information technology for Hispanicare, where he architected a multilingual content management system for the company's Hispanic-focused online diet program. Jeremy accepted his role there after serving as development manager for Manhattan Associates, a software company that provides supply chain management solutions.



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