Session: Intro to the Future of the Microsoft Application Development Platform: Building HTML5 Applications with Visual Studio 11 for Windows 8

Friday, 10:00 - 10:50
Track: Windows 8

One of the most notable advances in the Developer preview releases of both Windows 8 and Visual Studio 11 is the ability to create consumer-focused, Windows Metro style apps using HTML5. Visual Studio 11 provides end-to-end support for building HTML5 apps, spanning the development, debugging, and deployment lifecycle.

Tim Huckaby

Tim Huckaby is focused on the Natural User Interface (NUI)- Touch, Gesture, and Neural in Rich Client Technologies like HTML5, Silverlight, WPF, & IOS on a broad spectrum of devices that include computers, tablets, the Surface, the Kinect, and mobile devices. Tim has been called a “Pioneer of the Smart Client Revolution” by the press. Tim has been awarded many times for the highest rated technical presentations and keynotes for Microsoft and many other technology conferences around the world. Tim is consistently rated in the top 10% of all speakers at these events. Tim has been on stage with, and done numerous keynote demos for many Microsoft executives including Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer. Tim founded InterKnowlogy, experts in .NET and Microsoft Platforms in 1999 and Actus Interactive Software in 2011 and has over 30 years of experience including serving on a Microsoft product team as a development lead on an architecture team on a Server Product. Tim is a Microsoft Regional Director, a Microsoft MVP and serves on many Microsoft councils and boards like the Microsoft .NET Partner Advisory Council.

Tim Huckaby