The Code Is Strong With This One.

"Help us Visual Studio Live! – you're our only hope!"

While your development challenges may not be as dire as the Rebellion's, we know you're searching for real-world, practical information and training on the Microsoft Platform. And for 21 years and counting, Visual Studio Live! has been the conference that more developers rely on to expand their .NET skills and the ability to build better applications.

Developers, engineers, software architects and designers will come together this November from all over the world for five days of unbiased and cutting-edge education on everything from Visual Studio and the .NET framework, to JavaScript and Cross Platform Mobile Development. With 60+ sessions led by industry experts and Microsoft insiders, the Code is indeed strong with this one.

Why Visual Studio Live!?

Check out this video to hear from the speakers and your peers why Visual Studio Live! is a must-attend event.

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Explore Visual Studio Live!

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  • LIVE!Experts

    Our speakers are experts in their field. Learn from the likes of Billy Hollis, Miguel Castro, Ted Neward, Brian Randell, Rockford Lhotka, Andrew Brust, and more!

  • LIVE!Fun

    From the dine-a-round on Sunday night to our spectacular Wednesday event, you’ll have fun and enjoy what Orlando has to offer WHILE soaking in knowledge.

  • LIVE!Learning

    Visual Studio Live! Orlando topics include the latest updates on Visual Studio 2013, the .NET Framework, ASP.NET, JavaScript, and HTML5, plus Cross Platform Mobile and Windows 8 Development too!

  • LIVE!Networking

    Visual Studio Live! and Live! 360 give you countless opportunities to network with your fellow attendees at meals, evening events, and special networking sessions.

  • LIVE!Workshops

    The pre-and-post-conference workshops dive deep into topics areas you want to learn about most. The all-day format gives you the perfect opportunity to focus on the training you need to be successful.

  • LIVE!Demos

    Here’s your chance to hear about innovative vendor solutions to make your life easier and your business more productive.

Track Topics

  • Visual Studio / .NET Framework
  • Windows Client, including Windows 8.1/WinRT, and WPF
  • JavaScript/HTML5 Client
  • ASP.NET
  • Cloud Computing
  • Windows Phone
  • Cross-Platform Mobile Development

Visual Studio Live is a part of Live! 360, which presents five (5) co-located conferences at one (1) low price:

This means you have five events, 35+ tracks, and literally hundreds of sessions to choose from, mix and match sessions to create your own, custom event line-up - it's like no other conference available today.

The Live! 360 Editorial Team is hard at work creating an out-of-this-world agenda and speaker lineup. The Visual Studio Live! conference agenda will be available in June 2014.

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I really enjoyed the variety of topics, and the expertise and presentation skills of many speakers. My primary focus was Visual Studio; but I found that a few SQL sessions were really helpful. -- Oksana Koutun, Price for Profit
The amount of topics on a wide array of different subject areas made the event comprehensive enough to really create my own cutom track. Awesome conference all around. -- David Macintosh, Agilysys
Live360 has been and continues to be my opportunity to get out of my vacuum and learn what I need to be relevant in my industry. This conference helps make-up my DNA as an architect/engineer, and I value it's content greatly. -- Allen Conway, Merge Healthcare