Building Microsoft Applications Today and Tomorrow

Wednesday October 19th, 2011 @ 12:00 AM
Markus Egger
Lone Star College - Montgomery

It is a time of uncertainty for software developers. While in the past, a developer’s choices were down to which language and IDE to choose to develop on Windows or the Web, options have now exploded. The proliferation of various devices and their move into mainstream use has created change at a pace orders of magnitude faster than before. Do you develop a Windows app? A Web app? A mobile device app? Slates? You are faced with a plethora or options, platforms, IDEs, and development languages. How do you choose which to use? And most importantly, how do you protect your current investment both in terms of the applications you use as well as your personal knowledge you have built app?

Our BUILD Conference Update is postponed until November.

Markus Egger

Markus is an international bio, having presented sessions at numerous conferences in North & South America and Europe. Markus has written many articles for publications including CoDe Magazine, Visual Studio Magazine, MSDN Brazil, Pro, FoxPro Advisor, Fuchs, FoxTalk and Microsoft Office & Database Journal. Markus is the publisher of Code Magazine.

Markus is also the President and Chief Software Architect of EPS Software Corp., a custom software development and consulting firm located Houston, Texas. He specializes in consulting for object-oriented development, Internet development, B2B, and Web Services. EPS does most of development using Microsoft Visual Studio (.NET). EPS has worked on software projects for Fortune 500 companies including Philip Morris, Qualcomm, Shell, and Microsoft.

Markus has also worked as a contractor on the Microsoft Visual Studio team, where he was mostly responsible for object modeling and other object- and component-related technologies. Markus received the Microsoft MVP Award (1996-2006) for his contributions to the developer community. Visual LandPro, one of the applications Markus was responsible for, was nominated three times in the Microsoft Excellence Awards.

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