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Code Camp 2011.1


Saturday, April 9, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

Code Camp 2011.1

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April 9 Code Camp 2011.1

Fort Washington, PA

Platinum Partners
DeVry University
Gold Partners
Apprenda SaaSGrid
CapTech Consulting
DMI Partners
Global Employment Solutions
Grape City
Robert Half International
Silver Partners
Dot Net Rocks
Alex's Lemonade Stand

Our fist 2011 Code Camp will be held at the DeVry University campus in Fort Washington, PA on Saturday, April 9 from 8:30-5:00. Please register at EventBrite. Detailed directions are on the DeVry web site.

  • Lots of code, just say no to slides!
  • 8 hours of learning and networking
  • 65 sessions by 67 speakers (8:30, 10:00, 11:30/12:20, 2:10, 3:40)
  • 13 tracks + Open Spaces Forum
  • 600 seats with tables (laptops welcome)
  • Breakfast, lunch (two groups), and afternoon snack
  • Raffles and prizes after second lunch and closing
  • Booster registration option for charity donations, parties, and prizes
  • Easy parking
  • Convenient hotels (Horsham Days Inn, 245 Easton Rd, Horsham, PA 19044 (215) 674-2500, ask for group philly.NET Code Camp)
  • After hours party the Brick House, Willow Grove (network with speakers and attendees)
  • The official Twitter hash tag will be #phillycc. Use it when you tweet and search it to stay in the know.

All of this is made possible by our Gold partners (Apprenda, CapTech Consulting, Celerity, Devexpress, DMI partners, Gibraltar, Global Employment Solutions, Grape City, iPipeline, LiquidHub, Redgate, Robert Half, RTTS, and Telerik), Silver partners (ComponentOne, DotNetRocks, and Infragistics) and our Platinum site and vendor sponsors (DeVry University, Microsoft, and JetBrains).

Here is the final track list. Click on the speaker names below to see the speaker bio and session topic. Check here and here for the printable agenda:

8:00 Registration, continental breakfast

alt.NET - Brian Donahue - 141
8:30 Brian Donahue - Alt.NET is DEAD! Long live Alt.NET?
10:00 Erik Peterson - (Almost) Frictionless BDD Testing
11:30 Aaron Feng - Free yourself from IIS and ASP.NET!
2:10 Michael Bevilacqua-Linn - Intro To Clojure (Or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Parens)
3:40 Nick Canzoneri - DSLs in F#

Architecture - Mitch Ruebush - 106
8:30 Joel Cochran - Pratical MVVM
10:00 Philip Japikse - Mocks, Stubs, and Dependency Injection. Oh My!
12:20 Chris Eargle - Secrets of a .NET Ninja
2:10 Michael Montgomery - Modern Software Architecture: The Process of Design
3:40 Danilo Diaz - Windows Phone 7, Silverlight and Azure: Enhancing the User Experience with the Cloud

Web Dev I - Nick Berardi - 121
8:30 Soe Tun - Retrofit WebForms with MVC3 & T4
10:00 Nick Berardi - MVC 3 and Razor
11:30 Adam Tuliper - Learning MVC for the WebForms Developer
2:10 Chris Love - Webmatrix, jQuery and the Mobile Web
3:40 Azret Botash - oData - Deep Dive

Web Dev II - John V. Petersen - 120
8:30 John V. Petersen - Introduction to ASP MVC 3.0
10:00 Andrea Conti - MVC? Model View Presenter for Web Forms!
11:30 Jess Chadwick - Building Websites For Mobile Devices
2:10 Kendall Miller - Easy Scaling with AppFabric Cache and AOP
3:40 Brandon Atkinson - Building E-Commerce Sites Using Open Source nopCommerce

Web Dev III - Marc Ziss - 122
8:30 Abraham Sultan - Building Production Ready Cloud Applications with .NET
10:00 Mitch Ruebush - Write a Facebook App with .NET and Make Money
11:30 Doug White - What's new in Drupal 7
2:10 Rachel Appel - Evaluating Your ASP.NET MVC, Web Forms & ASP.NET Web Pages Options
3:40 Brian Lyttle - Introduction to Google App Engine with Python

Silverlight - John Angelini - 125
8:30 Miguel A. Castro - XAML: Achieving Your Moment Of Clarity
10:00 John Angelini - Expression Media Encoder SDK Decoded
11:30 Richard Dudley - Using ASP.NET Authentication with Silverlight Applications
2:10 Ben Dewey - Building Modular Silverlight Applications with MEF
3:40 Shirley Qin - Using PRISM, MVVM, MVP Patterns to Build Enterprise Silverlight Application Based on WCF RIA

SharePoint - Michael Mukalian - 111
8:30 David Mann - Professional SharePoint Development
10:00 Michael Mukalian - SharePoint 2010 Lists & Libraries: An Introduction
12:20 Greg Hurlman - SharePoint for the ASP.NET Developer
2:10 Max Ryvkov - Developing Custom SharePoint Solutions for SharePoint 2010
3:40 Chris Keyser and Teo De Las Heras Gomez - Energize your Business Applications with Real Time Customizations using Lync and SharePoint

Framework - Todd Snyder - 132
8:30 Todd Snyder - Using WCF & Windows Workflow 4.0
10:00 Joy Chakraborty - Introduction to VS Async and TPL Dataflow
11:30 John Nelson - C# Generics and Extension Methods
2:10 Hemant Singh - WPF : Styles, Templates & Themes
3:40 Matt Van Horn - Dependency Properties Can Do What?

Tools - Travis Laborde - 134
8:30 Jeffrey Fritz - Intro to BDD with SpecFlow
10:00 JP Toto - Build your own AppHarbor!
11:30 Travis Laborde - Twilio - Your Website on the Phone
2:10 Andy Schwam - Unit Testing Made Easy
3:40 John Zablocki - Distributed Version Control with Mercurial

Data - Ken Lovely - 109
8:30 John Wigger - Introduction to Object-Relational Mappers
10:00 Roberto Hernandez - Introduction to NHibernate 3.0
12:20 Al Tenhundfeld - MongoDB Intro
2:10 Graham Barry - Introducing SQL Server Developer Tools: Doing Database Development in a Modern Way
3:40 Ravi Okade - Searching with Lucene.NET and SQL Full Text Search

SQL & BI - Said Salomon - 110
8:30 Alex Grinberg - SQL Server XML 101
10:00 Dennis Lloyd and Sebastian Meine - TDD – Thwarting Database Defects
12:20 Roger Doherty - Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server Code Name "Denali"
2:10 Mark Kromer - Cool Microsoft BI Visualizations with Silverlight
3:40 Kevin S. Goff - Integrating SSRS 2008 R2 with SharePoint 2010

Beginner - Judy Calla - 113
8:30 Steve Basl - Silverlight 101: Back to the Basics
10:00 David Isbitski - Building RAD Silverlight Applications using Visual Studio LightSwitch
12:20 Joan Wolff - Beginner's Guide to WebMatrix and Orchard
2:10 David Hoerster - A Beginner's Guide to LINQ
3:40 Eric Kepes - Scrum 101

Mobile Apps - Rob Keiser - 106
8:30 Rob Keiser - Windows Phone 7 from scratch
10:00 Chris Gomez - Windows Phone 7 Games With XNA
12:20 John Baird - LOB Application Development with Windows Phone 7
2:10 Greg Shackles - Introduction to Android Development Using .NET and MonoDroid
3:40 Jonathan Graves - WebOS and The Modern Desktop

Open Spaces - Jess Chadwick -
An open discussion forum lasting the entire day. The format is deliberately fluid, with the general flow consisting of: participants shout out topics to discuss, vote on a topic, discuss it for 10 minutes (or more... or less), and then pick a new topic. Rinse and repeat for an entire day of lively and intriguing group conversation!

Dot Net Rocks - Carl Franklin -
Live interviews with speakers and other .NET rock stars.

11:20 First lunch: Social networking in the break room, hoagies, salads, drinks and snacks

12:50 Second lunch: Social networking in the break room, hoagies, salads, drinks and snacks

1:40 Afternoon social and prize raffle

5:00 Prize raffle

5:30-? After hours party at the Brick House, Willow Grove

Have questions about Code Camp 2011.1? Contact philly.NET

When & Where

DeVry University
1140 Virginia Drive
Fort Washington, PA 19034

Saturday, April 9, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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