#VSLIVE25

Celebrate Yesterday's Technology As We Prepare You for the Future!

August 13-17, 2018
Microsoft Headquarters

Yesterday's Knowledge; Tomorrow's Code!

Visual Studio Live! is celebrating 25 years of coding innovation in 2018, and we can’t wait to bring our unique brand of practical developer training to Microsoft Headquarters! From August 13 – 17, developers, software architects, engineers, designers and more will come together for 5 days of unbiased education on the Microsoft Platform. Hone your skills in Visual Studio, ASP.NET Core, AngularJS, SQL Server, and so much more. Plus, you can eat lunch with the Blue Badges, rub elbows with Microsoft insiders, explore the campus, all while expanding your ability to create better apps!

Come experience the education, knowledge-share and networking at #VSLive25.

The agenda will be announced in April 2018 – stay tuned for details!

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Who Should Attend and Why

We've been around since 1993. What's our secret? YOU! Since our first conference (VBITS/VSLive!/Visual Studio Live!) in 1993, tens of thousands of developers, software architects, programmers, engineers, designers and more have trusted us year-in-and-year-out for unbiased and cutting-edge education on the Microsoft Platform.

  • I have been looking forward to attending the event for some years and I was finally able to come. I need to help keep my company current and secure. I am advocating for more test-driven dev and using more async as a resulting of attending the conference!” — Yessenia Figueroa, 1-800-Contacts

  • I return to Visual Studio Live! year after year (this is my third!) to see not only what bleeding edge technologies are being introduced, but to also see which technologies are fading; this helps me steer my organization in the right direction for our development needs. So many ideas gleaned from VSLive!, from Web APIs talking to SPA clients, to .NET Core, have helped me greatly!” — Dilshan Jesook, KPMG

  • Last year, I got so much out of the SOLID principle sessions – it gave me great perspective on the subject. This year, I loved the HoloLens introduction. I work for an aerospace company, and I can see that the technology will be utilized for assembly, 3D design, 3D inspection and many other applications in the near future!” — Mani Nazari, IT Factory Automation Systems

  • Why do I keep coming back to VSLive!? To keep sharp, and stay current. We’re a proactive, agile, Microsoft stack shop using Azure, continuous integration, working in a "culture of learning & teaching", but being refreshed and inspired by evangelists and leaders is so important. ” — David Lehman, Christian Copyright Licensing International

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Event Sponsors

Event Partners

  • Event Partner
    Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. Microsoft offers a wide range of innovative products and services designed to help individuals and organizations realize their full potential.

Platinum Sponsors

  • Platinum Sponsor
    As the leader in software quality tools for teams, SmartBear supports more than six million software professionals and over 22,000 organizations in 194 countries use its products to deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible, shipped at seemingly impossible velocities. With products for code review, API and UI testing, and monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications, SmartBear equips every development, testing and operations team member with tools to ensure quality at every stage of the software cycle. For more information, visit: http://www.smartbear.com.

Silver Sponsors

  • Silver Sponsor
    Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS) offers the leading platform for developing and deploying mission-critical business applications. The creator of the award-winning Telerik .NET and Kendo UI JavaScript user interface components/controls, reporting solutions and productivity tools, Progress offers all the tools developers needs to build high-performant modern apps with outstanding UI. Learn more about the Progress developer tools at: https://www.progress.com or 1-781-280-4000.