Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 6th and 7th, 2012

Alice Pang

About Alice
Alice received her BS in Electrical Engineering/Software at Stanford and her MS in Industrial Engineering/Management of Technology at UC Berkeley. After 3.5 years of getting developers excited about building apps as a Developer Evangelist at Microsoft, she’s now getting developers excited about monetizing their apps with MoPub as a Developer Advocate at Twitter. When she's not speaking or building resources to ensure a great developer experience, you can find her training in circus arts.
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Speaking Sessions

  • Build a WordPress Blog and Photo Gallery Site in 60 Minutes!

    1:45 PM Saturday   Room: 4201
    WebMatrix makes it easy to create, customize, and publish your website. It’s an all-inclusive, simple web development tool from Microsoft that includes everything you need for website development. You can start with open source web applications, built-in web templates, or your own code. This talk will briefly introduce you to WebMatrix before diving into demos of how WebMatrix makes it easy for two potential users to create, customize, and publish a WordPress blog and a photo gallery site. You will learn how to use Razor syntax, set up membership, leverage useful helpers, and other tips and tricks to get these two different types of sites (one from the Web Gallery, one from a template) up and running. Get a head start by downloading WebMatrix here:

  • Intro to Windows 8 Development using WinJS and JavaScript

    10:45 AM Sunday   Room: 4218
    The most significant developer opportunity. Ever. Apps are the heart of Windows 8, but what does that mean for developers? Find out by joining us for an exciting Code Camp session. See how Windows 8 and updated versions of Visual Studio and Expression Blend make it easy to build your next app. Experience the capabilities of WinRT, charms, live tiles, and more! Web developers can leverage their HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript skills to build great Windows 8 apps. After a brief introduction to Windows 8 and new developer tools, we will implement data binding, media capture, live tiles, and contracts for a content-centric WinRT app in HTML/JavaScript.

    Speakers:    Alice Pang  William Leong