September 12, 2017

Progressive Web Apps

About The topic

We will delve into ways to bring our existing perhaps legacy websites into the Windows 10 store using the updates provided in the Progressive web apps as opposed to the Hosted web apps system.

About the Speaker

Christopher Steven has spent the last 2 years developing cutting edge software and hardware for the aerospace industry and 15 years developing Line of Business Software for the health care industry in the Central Arkansas Region. He has a passion for technology, mentoring aspiring developers to embrace software engineering and to always look towards the future. Christopher is a Microsoft Certified Professional Developer, an Alumni of Pulaski Technical College and the University of Arkansas. He is currently the Sr. Developer at Dassault Falcon Jet and the President of the Little Rock .Net User Group.


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