November 15, 2012
Supercharge Your Windows 8 Applications with the Power of the Cloud!
About the Topic:
Windows 8 is a fast, fluid and interactive user experience that enables amazingly beautiful and powerful applications supporting a wide range of devices. Windows Azure is a flexible and open cloud platform for a wide variety of applications ranging from web sites to enterprise and mobile applications. Like the day chocolate met peanut butter, the combination of Windows 8 and Windows Azure represents a powerful architecture for building the next generation of applications for the reimagined desktop. Join Senior Microsoft Technical Evangelist Chris Koenig for an in-depth look at how to take advantage of the scalable, cloud-based data services available through Windows Azure from within your Windows 8 Metro application.
About the Speaker:
Chris Koenig is a Senior Technical Evangelist with Microsoft focused on our Windows Azure and Windows Phone technologies. His job is to help developers, designers, entrepreneurs, startups companies and organizations large and small to find success and riches using Microsoft technology, specifically around Windows Azure and Windows Phone. Prior to joining Microsoft in March of 2007, Chris worked as a Senior Architect for The Capital Group in San Antonio, and as a Solution Architect for the global solution provider Avanade. As an Architect and consultant, Chris worked with a variety of clients from many vertical markets, ISVs and other solution providers on enterprise-class Windows and web-based applications.