March, 2012

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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.

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    Getting started with Windows 8 Consumer Preview

    On Wednesday, Microsoft launched the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. So where do you start? Download and install the following: Windows 8 Consumer Preview Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Express Beta for Windows 8 Learn from the following sites: Tools and SDKs...
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    MVP Summit in Redmond

    So last night, I got to meet up with many of the MVPs who came out to Redmond, WA for the annual MVP summit. Having been in Windows since 2009, I haven’t been involved as closely with the MVP Summit as I have been in my previous roles. I had such a great...
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