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

Doris Chen

About Doris
Dr. Doris Chen is a Senior Technology Evangelist at Microsoft specialized in web technologies (HTML5, jQuery, JavaScript, Windows 8,and Java) with over 15 years of experience in the software industry. She speaks to numerous international conferences and user groups including HTML5 Dev Conference, O’Reilly Fluent, OSCON, WebVisions, and JavaOne. Doris received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in computer engineering, specializing in medical informatics.
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Speaking Sessions

  • Building Beautiful and Interactive Windows 8 apps with JavaScript, HTML5 & CSS3

    3:30 PM Saturday   Room: 1401
    This session outlines some of what you can do with new HTML5 and CSS3 features introduced in Internet Explorer 10. Internet Explorer 10 is the browser for rendering modern (HTML5/CSS3) standards-compliant websites. It is also one of the foundations for Windows 8 app development. Get started writing Windows 8 apps using your HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS skills today! You already have a Web app on the Internet and want to reach customers with a new, targeted experience on Windows 8. Come get practical guidance and best practices on how to reuse your Web assets. Come dive into the specifics of this exciting platform and see how you can use your Web skills to build deeply-integrated Windows apps. • You’ll discover how this mirrors or differs from traditional Web programming and how to harness the rich capabilities of Windows 8 through JavaScript and the Windows Runtime. • You'll learn techniques for turning your HTML5, CSS and JavaScript into a great Windows app including touch-enablement, adopting the Windows look and feel, and system integration. This session will arm you with everything you need to know to start building Windows 8 apps with the skills you already have.

  • Practical HTML5: Using It Today

    5:00 PM Saturday   Room: 1501
    Everyone wants to jump into HTML5 but how do you use the cool features of this new specification while ensuring older browsers render your web pages as expected? This is where Modernizr, polyfills and shims come in. In the session, you’ll learn the best practices and strategy to code with HTML5 and CSS3 features that won’t break for the existing and future browsers. You’ll learn step by step how to use specially crafted JavaScript and CSS code that emulate HTML5 features. Also, a real-life case study will be used to demonstrate step by step how to build Cross-Browser Plug-in-Free experiences. With a couple of simple changes to your sites, you can take advantage of HTML5 today without breaking your sites. Expect a lot of demos and code in the session.