Top 10 Reasons To Attend Visual Studio Live! Austin

10. Code in the Heart of Texas!  From the hottest tech locale and coolest music scene to the cowboy boots and barbeque, we're looking forward to a week in Austin!

9. Strike the Perfect Balance. Get relevant, immediately usable training on what's happening on the developer landscape now, and learn what's coming next to get out ahead of the competition.

8. Come Early, and Stay Late. Developers, engineers, software architects and designers will all be at the conference -- take advantage of meal times and networking events to get to know your fellow attendees and speakers.

7. Savings Hotter than the Texas Sun. Save big with our Super Early Bird and Early Bird Registration deals!  

6. The Hard-Hitting Content You Expect. We offer 5 full days of educational sessions on hot topics like ASP.NET Core, AngularJS, ALM, TypeScript, Visual Studio 2017, AI, SQL Server, Xamarin and more!

5. Back By Popular Demand: Hands-On Learning.  Again at VSLive! this year, there's another full day of learning with Friday Hands-On Labs. Bring your laptop and learn by doing!

4. Embrace Change. Moving to the Cloud + Embracing enterprise mobility + Opening the floodgates of open source development = You can't avoid change.  Are you ready?  Our conference co-chairs, Andrew Brust, Rockford Lhotka and Brian Randell are here to help you not only understand and work with the change, but master it!

3. Perspective is BIGGER in Texas. We feature both unbiased industry experts and Microsoft insiders, so you'll hear every side of the story on the most recent software and industry updates.

2. Meet Your Timeless Heroes. Here's your chance to talk to your favorite experts -- Miguel Castro? Check. Deborah Kurata? Check. Ted Neward? Check. Chris Klug? Check. One of the best things about VSLive! is the accessibility of the speakers.

1. We're Gonna Code Like It's 2018! 25 YEARS OF CODING INNOVATION! For over 25 years, Visual Studio Live! has been THE trusted resource for Microsoft platform focused developer education! We are proud to have served tens of thousands, giving them the training and education they've needed since 1993.