Dave Bost BioDave Bost is a Technical Evangelist in Microsoft’s Developer and PlatformEvangelism (DPE) Division. In this role, Dave works with the broad developercommunity to help them succeed on the Microsoft Platform. Prior to joiningMicrosoft, he was a Software Developer and Solution Architect working withmany Fortune 500 companies as a technical mentor and consultant. Dave startedhis technical passion when he wrote his first assembly-language program out of aCommodore-64 manual that produced a hot-air balloon to sail across hisCommodore 1701 Video Monitor. From there, he was hooked on creating something from nothing withsoftware. More recently, Dave’s passion and drive falls into helping other’s succeed in building apps forthe Windows Phone Platform. You can contact Dave at http://davebost.com, listen to him on the ThirstyDeveloper Podcast, or follow him at http://twitter.com/davebost.