Don't Just Take Our Word For It
We could talk until we are blue in the face about how great Visual Studio Live! (VSLive!TM) is, and how crucial it is for you to get the most relevant, up-to-date, and unbiased education as working developers.
But don't just take it from us, here's what our attendees, speakers, and keynotes had to say at Visual Studio Live! Las Vegas and Visual Studio Live! Chicago recently:
Why Attend Visual Studio Live!? Visual Studio Live! is the choice for .NET developers who want the best unbiased content, access to speakers, networking opportunities, and training that will help them become better software developers.
Sherri Clifford saw an opportunity to help her small development team get up to speed quickly on Modern App development with #VSLive's in-depth Modern Apps track offerings.
Randy Keyers of Driessen HRM, a #VSLive alumnus, outlines a number of reasons he prefers this event over others as a training option.
#VSLive first-timer Tom Smith realized his goals of getting ahead of some cross-platform initiatives at his company by attending a number of the Xamarin-based sessions.
Jerry Smith says that he prefers Visual Studio Live! over other developer conferences because they're more developer oriented.
Thierry Kalubi, a developer who attended Visual Studio Live! Chicago, talks about the pre-conference workshop he went to, and free stuff he got from Microsoft that he didn't even know about.
An attendee of the Visual Studio Live! Chicago conference, David Probst, explains what he learned during his week at the show, including performance benefits for his applications.
Visual Studio Live! co-chair Rocky Lhotka discusses what he means when he says "Modern Apps," and how Microsoft fits into those efforts.
Attendee Scott Fayed discusses the wide variety of developer content available at the show.
Speaker Michael Washington talks about mobile development with LightSwitch, which now comes free with Visual Studio.
Attendee Jody Morgan discusses why he enjoys the conferences, and what makes Visual Studio Live! different from other developer shows.
Speaker and Microsoft's own Adam Tuliper discusses what's new in the .NET Framework 4.5, including Web API, async/await keywords, and security upgrades.
Attendee Erik VanLandingham discusses why he comes to Visual Studio Live!, including access to speakers and the Las Vegas venue.
Development legend Billy Hollis discusses user interface design, and whether developers can also be designers. He also provides tips on Windows 8 UI design.
Magenic's Jason Bock discusses "The Roslyn Project," Microsoft's effort to rewrite the Visual Basic and C# compilers.
Deborah Kurata, president of InStep Technologies, discusses what's new in Visual Studio 2012.
Keynote Speaker and Microsoft's own James Conard talks about Windows Azure and how it helps .NET developers take advantage of the cloud.