February, 2006

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About Kathy Kam

Kathy is a Senior Program Manager on the Windows Developer Ecosystem team responsible for developer outreach. She has extensive experience with designing and implementing UI Platforms and has a huge passion for connecting with the developer community.

She has been with Microsoft since 2001. She began her career in Microsoft as a UI developer for Microsoft Office Outlook, and shipped Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007. She joined the .NET Framework team in October 2005, and worked on the Base Class Library team shipping .Net Frameworks 3.5. She moved on to joined the Silverlight team and was the PM Lead responsible for Silverlight controls. She shipped the control set for Silverlight 2 and Silverlight 3. In Windows 8, she joined the Windows HTML platform team to work on HTML/CSS layout and styling technologies and contributed to the W3C spec for CSS Grid Layout.

She went to high school in Sydney, Australia and graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a Bachelor of Science in Enginneering (Computer Engineering) and Bacheor of Science (Mathematics) in 2001. She is also a member of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society - HKN.

In her free time, she enjoys writing apps, watching SciFi and spending time with her family.

  • Kathy Kam

    Math.Round - MidpointRounding Enum

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    I have received some requests to talk about how you can control rounding in Whidbey. So here we go.... :) In Everett, the CLR only support one type of rounding. The Math.Round uses Banker's Rounding Algorithm . (This is the algorithm banks use.. thus...
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    Compiler Lab 2006

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    Recently, I have also been working on putting together a Compiler Lab for 2006. If any of you are interested in attending, please let me know. Our exciting agenda includes talks on LINQ and IronPython (by Jim Hugunin himself!). Here is the official...
  • Kathy Kam

    Joining the BCL

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    I haven't posted in a while. This is in part due to the many changes that always happen after a product ships. My own role within the CLR has recently changed. With BradA and KitG's departure from the Baseclass Libaries team, there was an opportunity...
  • Kathy Kam

    Michael's post on the Compiler Lab

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    Michael has also blogged about the event with a tentative agenda in: http://blogs.msdn.com/mglehman/archive/2006/02/10/529663.aspx If you are attending and have a specific topic (within the compiler space) that you'll like us to address. Drop me a...
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