Windows 8 marks a complete shift in design principles for the Windows platform. To stay relevant as a developer on the Windows platform, you have to learn to implement the new Windows 8 design principles. In this session, we will cover what you need to know about what has changed and what hasn’t. We will look at how you, the developer, can leverage these design principles from the perspective you know best: the code.
Brent Edwards is an Associate Principal Consultant for Magenic, a Microsoft Gold Partner software development firm. He is an accomplished software developer, architect, mentor, and speaker with over 7 years of experience in developing innovative solutions with Microsoft technologies. Brent has worked on projects ranging from ASP.NET MVC with jQuery to WPF to Silverlight. He is also the author of MVVM Fabric, a free MVVM framework for WPF. In addition to Microsoft technologies, Brent develops applications for the Android platform. His apps have over two million downloads and he was selected by Google as a Top Android Developer for their Device Seeding Program. When not cranking out code, you can find him hanging out with his wife and four kids or riding his wakeboard, snowboard or mountain bike.