The UI Developer SIG group focuses on Microsoft UI technologies, meeting on the third Tuesday of each month at the Microsoft office in the UTC area (see address and map below). Meetings start at 6:00 and last for approximately two hours. We have Pizza and Networking from 6:00 to 6:30 with the meeting content starting at 6:30. Meetings end normally around 8:15 or 8:30.
The meetings will cover all of the various UI technologies from Microsoft. Topics will range from ASP.Net, Silverlight, WPF, Design Topics, and Mobile Device Development.
Mario has worked for the Federal Government (District Courts) for the past 12 years, the last 7 years as a web developer. He is currently leading the redesign and development of of the Court's new public website and if time permits he will showcase his work.He also has his own independent freelance business under Designs Drive (http://designsdrive.com), where he has built several websites from industries such as Heating and Air Conditioning, Non-Profit, Health, Manufacture and Lifestyle.Mario is a big supporter of HTML5, CSS3, Responsive and Mobile Web Design, Grid Systems and CSS Frameworks as well as Progressive Enhancements.On his designs, Mario puts a lot of focus and efforts into usability, accessibility and visually appealing interfaces. His style is minimalist, clean and usable design.You can find him on Twitter: @designsdrive, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/designsdrive as well as LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/designsdrive.
Practical AppFabric Caching and Session Mana..
Practical AppFabric Caching and Session Management
Would you like to learn about high availability, scalability and
distributed cache management using Microsoft platform without getting
all cloudy? Windows Server AppFabric is a set of application
services focused on improving the performance and management of Web,
Composite, and Enterprise applications. AppFabric provides a highly
scalable in-memory application cache for all types of data. With the
caching features of AppFabric you get Scalable in-memory, distributed
cache for any serializable data, Seamless integration with ASP.NET,
High availability and dynamic scale-out of cluster nodes, Optional
local cache with eviction policies and cache change subscriptions and
In this demo-centric session, we will cover end-to-end implementation
of a web solution using AppFabric for caching and session management.
Intended audience include web developers who want to build high
performance applications leveraging web programming techniques (e.g.ASP.NET, MVC, RESTful services, etc) and enterprise developers who create service oriented middle tier applications using .NET.
About the Presenter
Adnan Masood works as a web architect / technical lead for a
financial institution where he develops SOA based middle-tier
architectures, distributed systems, and web-applications using
Microsoft technologies. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer holding
several technical certifications, including MCPD (Enterprise Developer),
MCSD .NET, and SCJP-II. Adnan is attributed and published in print
media and on the Web; he is technical editor for upcoming "Microsoft
Windows Server AppFabric Cookbook" and also taught Windows Communication
Foundation (WCF) courses at the University of California at San Diego.
Adnan regularly presents at local code camps and user groups. He is
actively involved in the .NET community as cofounder and president of
the of San Gabriel Valley .NET Developers group. Adnan holds a Masters
degree in Computer Science; he is currently a doctoral student working
towards PhD in Machine Learning; specifically interestingness measures
in outliers using Bayesian Belief Networks. He also holds systems
architecture certification from MIT and SOA Smarts certification from