About the Microsoft Web Platform Day

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  • Full Day Event

    A full day dedicated to web development from a Microsoft perspective. In the morning we will look at what’s happing in ASP.NET, Edge, Visual Studio and Azure and how you can use new capabilities to build better websites and Webapps. Then in the afternoon we will look at ways in which we can build faster, slicker and better forming websites and web apps using modern web development techniques.

  • Live Code and Demos

    The day will consist of 10 presentations which will cover all aspects of current and future web development techniques. We will be building a web app throughout the day to show you can use these techniques in the real world.

  • See what’s new

    Expect Session to dive deep into detail on what's new in Asp.Net, JavaScript and Web Development

What you’ll learn

What’s new in ASP.Net, Edge and the Microsoft platform as a whole.

How to build blazing-fast sites and apps using JavaScript without breaking the web

How to use the cloud to build highly scalable applications.

What's next in Web development, and what new features will we be using.

Locations

Date Location Registration
We don't have any events planned at the moment, but Tweet us if you'd like us to consider coming to your city.

Speakers

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Martin Kearn

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Martin Kearn is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft UK. If he's not helping partners build apps or web sites you'll find him traveling the country speaking at events about web development (ASP.net, Edge, Azure) and Office.

He has a passion (teetering on the edge of obsession) for web performance and optimisation, and enjoys nothing more than squeezing an extra 10ms from a page load.

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Martin Beeby

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Martin Beeby works for Microsoft where he talks to developers about HTML5, Windows 10 and the web. Martin has been developing since he was 16 and over the past 17 years has worked on projects with many Major brands

Martin has written articles for, and been featured in, .NET Magazine, ZDNet, the Microsoft Developer Network, Ubelly.com and Windows Magazine.

Schedule

Session times subject to change.

8:30 – 9:00
9:00 - 9:30
9:30 - 10:15
10:15 - 10:45
10:45 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:45
11:45 - 12:30
12:30 - 13:15
13:15 - 13:45
13:45 - 14:30
14:30 - 15:15
15:00 - 15:15
15:15 - 15:45
15:45 - 16:15
16:15 - 16:45
16:45 - 17:00

Content and Resources

Slides, code, videos etc

Slides

You can download/view all the slides from the MS Web Day from OneDrive. Many of the slides have hidden embedded video of the demos shown during the sessions.

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Sample / Demo Code

The source code for some of the demos (and related labs etc) can be found on the following GitHub repositories:

Further Learning

We are involved in a load of other activities which you may find useful, here are some of the key resources: