Sponsors & Exhibitors

Visual Studio Live would like to recognize and thank our sponsors and partners.

Event Sponsor


Founded in 1995 by the same technical minds that still run the company, Magenic is a custom application development firm that focuses on the Microsoft stack and mobile application development. Our 400+ consultants are spread over six U.S. offices and one international location. Fronted by numerous Microsoft MVPs and V-TSPs, our development team is current on all of the newest Microsoft technologies, including Windows 8 and SQL Server 2012. With an in-house UI/UX design team and proven quality assurance and testing practice in place, Magenic is a logical fit for Fortune 1000 organizations seeking enterprise custom application development.

Ancillary Sponsor

Windows Azure

Windows Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to quickly build, deploy and manage applications across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. You can build applications using any language, tool or framework. It supports a deployment model that enables you to upgrade your application without downtime. And you can integrate your public cloud applications with your existing IT environment. Try Windows Azure Today. No cost. No obligation – 3 month free trial!



FatCloud is the cloud enabled application platform that allows enterprises to build, deploy, and manage next generation .NET applications. With an integrated high speed cache, NoSQL database, file management system, and work queue, FatCloud empowers IT to deliver reliable business solutions quickly, economically, and to scale out effortlessly as needed. Develop Fast. Scale Effortlessly. Run Anywhere.

Security Innovation, Inc.

Security Innovation is a leader provider of application security products and services. For more than a decade, we've helped organizations build internal secure development expertise, uncover critical vulnerabilities, and improve the process by which applications are built.

The company's solutions are based on the three pillars of a secure SDLC: Standards, Education, and Assessment. Our flagship product is TeamMentor, a secure coding and remediation knowledgebase, that integrates with CAT.NET in VisualStudio to provide improved vulnerability remediation information.

Media Sponsor

Code Project

With more than 9.6 million registered members (and growing!), CodeProject is one of the world's largest independent developer communities. Find what you're looking for in more than 36,000 top-quality programming articles and tutorials β€” with hundreds of new articles each month β€” plus code snippets, discussions, news and the best bunch of developers on the net. Developers from all over the world come together to share source code, tutorials and knowledge for free β€”to help their fellow devs.

CodeProject is the official Visual Studio Live! 2013 Wi-Fi Sponsor.

Alliance Media Partners

The Application Developers Alliance

The Application Developers Alliance is an industry association dedicated to meeting the unique needs of application developers as creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Alliance members include more than 20,000 individual application developers and more than 100 companies, investors, and stakeholders in the apps ecosystem.

The Windows Developer User Group

The Windows Developer User Group has been established to nurture knowledge base and collaboration among Windows Phone & Windows 8 application developers & enthusiasts. While primarily based in Columbus OH, developers from all around Ohio, neighboring states and just about anybody who has interest in the Microsoft ecosystem, is most welcome. Modus operandi includes monthly User Group meetups and developer hackathons!
Find us @ http://thewindowsdeveloperusergroup.com/ or @windowsdevug.


Visual Studio Live! Las Vegas is co-located with Modern Apps Live!. Visual Studio Live! attendees will receive FREE access Modern Apps Live! sessions.

*Priority seating for Modern Apps Live! sessions will be given to Modern Apps Live! registrants*