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Panel Discussion on Data Access in Silverlight at DevReach

Episode #618 Thursday, December 9, 2010

Carl and Richard talk to John Waters and Walt Ritscher about the data access technologies available to work with Silverlight. The conversation wanders over all of XAML, including WPF and Windows Phone 7.


John Waters

John Waters is the lead architect and developer of a number of high profile software products and solutions, including the Velocity ERP system, the HC Standard Critical Asset Tracking system, and numerous financial software systems. John has spoken at conferences all over the world on topics ranging from Parallel Computing to Windows Phone development. Currently, John is working on Windows Azure Cloud Computing and Mobile Development. John previously founded the consulting company Tankebolaget in Sweden, and has worked at Falafel Software in California for the past seven years.

Walt Ritscher

Walt Ritscher's enthusiasm for crafting software interfaces blossomed early, first surfacing while coding on a borrowed computer. Now he travels the world speaking at software conferences and teaching a diverse portfolio of programming topics. On the consulting side, he works with customers like Microsoft HP, Intel, and Intuit and enjoys being part of the Wintellect consultant group. He writes for several publications, including CODE Magazine, TechTarget and is featured as the Silverlight video author for Lynda.com. His current UI obsession includes Silverlight, Windows Phone 7 and WPF APIs. His blog can be found at blog.wpfwonderland.com. Walt is also a MVP and the author of the free Shazzam Shader Editor at Shazzam-tool.com.

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