Dr. Doris Chen's Blog

Dr. Doris Chen is a Developer Evangelist at Microsoft for the Western region of the United States. http://twitter.com/doristchen

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  • Blog Post: Free JavaScript Training Day: Coding with Confident II Available

    This event is organized for women by women, but all genders are welcome. If you don't identify as female, and want to join in, please bring along someone who does. Our goal is to get more women to be confident in their programming skills. This session will be a bit more advanced than last session. We...
  • Blog Post: Metro Fridays Office Hours in Mountain View, CA

          I am getting requests from developers to help them with their Windows 8 Metro application development. My expertise in on Web technology (HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery , and Windows 8, etc). I have setup My Metro Fridays office hours from 9 am – 6pm on the Friday from June to July. We...
  • Blog Post: Coding with Confidence : JavaScript and jQuery Training - Available to Download

      Event Overview      I would like to share with you an exciting JavaScript for Women event hosted by Development Chix happened on Sat. (4/7/2012) at Microsoft San Francisco Office.  We have over 120 attendees (95% women) and 20 volunteers participated in this whole day...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft will Open Source ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web API and Razor

    Microsoft and Open Source?  Read more about ASP.NET MVC, Web API, Razor  and Open Source from Scott Guthrie. “Microsoft has made the source code of ASP.NET MVC available under an open source license since the first V1 release. We’ve also integrated a number of great open source technologies...
  • Blog Post: Free JavaScript Training: Confident Coding: JavaScript for the Web

    Are you interested to explore into JavaScript and jQuery?  This free training is targeted for beginner and intro level.  Register now as space is very limited. Agenda 9:00 am - 12:30 pm Intro to JavaScript: from variables to manipulating the DOM JavaScript variables, conditionals, functions...
  • Blog Post: Save 50% on O’REILLY: HTML5, jQuery and JavaScript Ebooks and Videos

    Save 50% - JavaScript Ebooks and Videos "JavaScript is now a language every developer should know." - Mike Loukides, Vice President of Content Strategy for O'Reilly Media JavaScript is everywhere: servers, rich web client libraries, HTML5, databases, even JavaScript-based languages. If you...
  • Blog Post: A Great Friday WebCamp in Redmond

    Many thanks to all of you who attended the WebCamp on Friday (3/25) in Redmond, WA. The room is packed with over 210 developers which is one of the best attended WebCamps in Seattle. Big Thanks to everybody who helped, participated and provided feedback at the WebCamp. I want to say it again I really...
  • Blog Post: Redmond MVC & jQuery WebCamp |Presentation, Demo and Labs Available to Download

    The following is the agenda for the WebCamp on Friday (3/25) in Redmond, WA and I am going to use this agenda as a reference to post the WebCamp content for both MVC and jQuery sessions. As we have shown you in the WebCamp, the presentation, demo and labs material for MVC3 sessions can be downloaded...
  • Blog Post: Web Performance Tips: 10 JavaScript Best Practices

    I had a great time with San Francisco Bay. Net User Group last night. In this presentation, Peter Kellner talked first about the top programming tips that you can use in your web site to make sure it's as fast as it can be. Following Peter’s general discussion of client side optimization techniques,...
  • Blog Post: MVC & jQuery WebCamp Presentation, Demo and Labs are Available

    The following is the agenda for the WebCamp on Sat. (2/26) and I am going to use this agenda as a reference to post the WebCamp content for both MVC and jQuery sessions. As we have shown you in the WebCamp, the presentation, demo and labs material for MVC3 sessions can be downloaded from http://snip...
  • Blog Post: Web Camp Software and Labs are Available to Download

    The MVC and jQuery WebCamp in Redmond is just over a week away, and it’s time to get all the materials you’ll need for a successful day.    Get Prepared! STEP 1: Download and Install from the link below, and make sure you install the following components: Visual Web Developer 2010 Express,...
  • Blog Post: jQuery Tips: bind() or live()?

    I get asked very often when to use the jQuery bind () and live () event methods. By definition, bind() will bind a handler to one or more events for each matched element currently exists , at the time the call is made; whereas live() uses event delegation to bind a handler to an event for all current...
  • Blog Post: jQuery Presentation and Demo for HTML5 User Group

      I had the honor to speak at Silicon Valley HTML5 User Group tonight.  About 90 developers with different background in PHP, JavaScript, .NET and Java attended this talk.  I had a great time and I hope you enjoy it as well. Here is the agenda and hopefully it will make everybody happy...
  • Blog Post: Web Camps: MVC & jQuery Free Training

    It’s Web Camp time.  Registrations for Silicon Valley and Seattle just go live now! Web Camps are completely free of charge.  Microsoft's Web Camps are events that allow you to learn and build websites using ASP.NET MVC, jQuery, OData, Visual Studio 2010 and more.  This event is a unique...
  • Blog Post: Free Upcoming Event: jQuery Talk at Silicon Valley

      I will be speaking at Silicon Valley HTML5 User Group on Tuesday night Jan. 18th, 2011 in Mountain View, CA.   The topic I will talk about is jQuery: Making Javascript fun again . Here is the abstract of the talk: Get frustrated by cross-browser incompatibility? Hate to develop application...
  • Blog Post: Free jQuery Events in Silicon Valley

    Two free jQuery events will take place next week.  I know a lot of you are interested of jQuery technology so come join us.  Free food and a lot of give aways.  November Talk – jQuery Makes Writing JavaScript Fun Again I will be presenting a jQuery session for the Bay .NET User Group next...
  • Blog Post: Silicon Valley Code Camp Session: jQuery Makes Writing JavaScript Fun Again (presentation and demo code available)

    The Silicon Valley Code Camp 2010 successfully ended its 2 days event last weekend (Oct 9-10) with about 3100 registered, 194 Sessions presented, roughly 1800 attended on day 1 and 1400 on day 2.  It was the largest code camp event ever in Silicon Valley. I had the honor to present “jQuery Makes...
  • Blog Post: Lighting Talk at SuperHappyDevHouse #40: Develop Netflix Movie Search Application using jQuery, OData, JSONP and Netflix Technologies

    I attended SuperHappyDevHouse #40 at the Microsoft Silicon Valley campus last Saturday(Sept 18, 2010).  It is the largest SuperHappyDevHouse ever with over 500 developers/hackers/entrepreneurs showed up throughout the day from 1 pm to 1 am.  Here are some pictures to share with you. I presented...
  • Blog Post: Top 8 Reasons Why jQuery is so Popular

      You’ve read that jQuery is a fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development. jQuery makes it easy to play with the DOM, add effects, and execute Ajax requests, but what makes it better than...
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