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NDC London’s drawing nearer and we can’t wait to join the rest of you heading to Excel next week to join the festivities and see some of the best speakers on the circuit. You can still get tickets for NDC if you haven’t already. We’ll be covering the event on Twitter, from @ubelly, so make sure you follow us to keep an eye on what's happening if you can't be there in person. If you already have your ticket, don’t forget to download the NDC Windows Phone app!
Not yet persuaded your boss you need to go? Here’s an overview of some of our Microsoft speakers and what you’ll learn from them:
Andy WigleyAndy works as a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft UK, working to support the developer community to create mobile apps on Microsoft platforms
Talk: Windows Phone 8 Networking: HTTP, Bluetooth and NFCRoom 6 / Thurs 5th Dec / 9:00 – 10:00
Talk: Creating Killer Windows Phone appsRoom 7 / Thurs 5th Dec / 13:40 – 14:40
Don SymeDon is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft and an F# community contributor. He is an advocate of "data–rich, functional–first programming" with a focus on simplicity, correctness and robustness of code.
Talk: Making Magic: Combining Data, Information, Services and Programming, at Internet-Scale Room 1 / Wed 4th Dec / 11:40 - 12:40
Jon works at Microsoft as a Community Program Manager focused on ASP.NET MVC.
Talk: The Development Landscape Is Moving Extremely Fast! Here’s How to Move Faster.Room 6 / Weds 4th Dec / 11:40 – 12:40
Martin BeebyMartin works for Microsoft where he talks to developers about HTML5, Windows 8 and the web.
Mike TaultyMike works in Developer Evangelism at Microsoft UK where he's spent the past few years trying to help developers get the best from the Microsoft tools, languages and frameworks.
Talk: Building for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 with .NET and MVVMRoom 6 / Thurs 5th Dec / 10:20 – 11:20
Scott GuthrieIf you’re new to .NET then you may not know that Scott 'Gu' is corporate Vice President of Microsoft's .NET Developer Platform, where he runs the development teams responsible for delivering Microsoft Visual Studio developer tools and Microsoft .NET Framework technologies for building client and Web applications. He’s a founding member of the .NET project and comes to NDC to talk about Windows Azure.
Talk: Introduction to Windows Azure Part IRoom 1 / Weds 4th Dec / 13:40 - 14:40
Talk: Introduction to Windows Azure Part IIRoom 1 / Weds 4th Dec / 15:00 – 16:00
Talk: Build Real World Cloud Apps using Azure Part IRoom 1 / Thurs 5th Dec / 9:00 – 10:00
Talk: Build Real World Cloud Apps using Azure Part II Room 1 / Thurs 5th Dec / 10:20 – 11:20
Steve SandersonSteve works as a developer for Microsoft in the team that brings you the ASP.NET technology stack, IIS, and other web things.
Talk: Write massively-parallel GPU code for the browser with WebGL Room 5 / Thurs 5th Dec / 10:20 - 11:20
Hope to see you there!