Desert Code Camp - 2010.1 SessionsA list of all of the sessions at Desert Code Camp - 2010.1uuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=2517962017-09-25T11:41:14ZMy Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251797Advanced ASP.NET MVC2010-03-29T14:45:29-07:002010-03-29T14:45:29-07:00Are you building ASP.NET MVC solutions? Come learn how to take your application to the next level. In this session, we'll extend ASP.NET MVC to support localization and globalization, themes, SSL encryption, and mobile device support.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251798ASP.NET MVC2 with the Spark View Engine2010-03-29T14:46:31-07:002010-03-29T14:46:31-07:00In this session the audience will be introduced to the Spark view engine. The Spark view engine is an alternative view engine for the ASP.NET MVC and MonoRail frameworks. The idea of Spark is to allow html to dominate the flow and to allow the code to fit seamlessly into it. We will delve into creating an ASP.NET MVC app with Spark, Visual Studio Intellisense integration, and finally wrap things up by unit testing a Spark view for acceptance testing. To actively participate in this session an understanding of ASP.NET MVC is advised.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251799Beginning Game Development With Unity2010-05-03T12:59:20-07:002010-05-03T12:59:20-07:00If you've got a basic understanding of programming, come on down to see how that can be applied to the Unity game engine. We'll go from nothing to a working game during the session.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251800Beginning jQuery2010-05-03T12:38:45-07:002010-05-03T12:38:45-07:00Introduction to jQueryCopyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251801Beginning Objective C2010-04-26T05:57:24-07:002010-04-26T05:57:24-07:00Have you wanted to dig into Objective C but were put off by the whole brackets thing? Is ObjC too low level for you? Is it too high level? Both?
This session will have 0 slides, guaranteed. We're going to start in XCode, and walk through all the awesome (and not so awesome) parts of Objective C so you can get started with iPhone, iPad or Mac development!Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251802Beginning PHP2010-05-04T10:39:58-07:002010-05-04T10:39:58-07:00PHP is an ultra-flexible programming language making it an ideal "first language" for server-side web development. Learn the basics of PHP. Including variables, basic data structures, operators, control structures, loops, functions, interaction with HTTP and an object oriented PHP preview. Enable self learning with free online resources.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251803Beyond the Whiteboard: Enforcing Conceptual Integrity with Visual Studio 20102010-05-01T11:07:28-07:002010-05-01T11:07:28-07:00Architecture and design decisions are made by teams every day. Whether subtle or significant, capturing these decisions in a low friction manner while making it seamless to reference is the key to ensuring that the conceptual integrity of a design survives beyond the whiteboard. Learn how to take advatange of model generation, UML 2.1 support and enforcement of separation of concerns by fully integrating these key artifacts with your application lifecycle management with Visual Studio 2010.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251804Building Modern Web Services with .Net 4.02010-04-07T06:40:17-07:002010-04-07T06:40:17-07:00There are a lot of great new capabilities in .Net 4.0 to help build web services. Along with capabilities introduced in .Net 3.0 with WCF, the amount of effort to produce quality web services has been significantly reduced. This session will utilize the .Net 4.0 platform and many of its capabilities to show how to build a modern web service following best practices and patterns.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251805C# 4.0 Under the Hood2010-03-29T15:08:13-07:002010-03-29T15:08:13-07:00Behind the scenes of Dynamic, no-PIA, and variance.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251806CNC for You & Me2010-03-31T07:02:29-07:002010-03-31T07:02:29-07:00Ever wonder what Computer Numeric Control (CNC) or G-Code is all about? Ever wanted to control stepper motors, create a milling machine, or just move stuff around? Come check out what this exciting hobby is all about.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251807CSS for Layout2010-05-04T06:24:33-07:002010-05-04T06:24:33-07:00You'll get the most out of this session if you're somewhat familiar with CSS and HTML. We'll cover more advanced CSS concepts.
* Why use CSS for layout?
* The almighty block
* Margins and padding
* Two-column layout
* Three-column layout
* Fixed vs. Fluid
Firefox has great extensions. Safari is fast and stable. Google Chrome combines the two, giving you a fast and stable browser with awesome, easy to develop extensions.
This session will be a walk through of creating your own Chrome extensions. We will take advantage of a number of HTML5 features such as localStorage and access to a full-blown offline SQL database.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251809Distributed Version Control Systems and You2010-03-29T14:46:39-07:002010-03-29T14:46:39-07:00Distributed Version Control Systems (DVCS) are gaining rapid momentum for version control over traditional systems such as TFS or Subversion, and for good reason. In this session, we'll explore Git and Mercurial and compare them against traditional version control systems such as Subversion and Microsoft TFS. Come learn how a DVCS can improve your ability to build software systems and make you more efficient.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251810Drupal for Beginners2010-05-04T06:24:36-07:002010-05-04T06:24:36-07:00Recommended for beginners or people new to Drupal. We'll cover:
* An overview of the Drupal open source project
* Why Use Drupal?
* "The Drupal Way": Jargon and best practices
* CMS or platform?: How Drupal works
* The Drupal community
* Fifteen minutes to launch: Live site building demo
This session will BRIEFLY touch on the definition of Scrum to establish a baseline of understanding in the group, as needed. Then we will dive into ways to freshen the energy and find the small or hard places for improvement. The intent is to create a discussion where we can learn from each other about the hard parts and find the biggest rewards of using Scrum to BE Agile.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251815Historical Debugging with Visual Studio 20102010-03-29T14:46:43-07:002010-03-29T14:46:43-07:00Developers spend a lot of time debugging programs, and each Visual Studio release brings new features to help us be successful. Visual Studio 2010 takes debugging to a new exciting level with IntelliTrace and historical debugging features. In this session, we'll explore and demonstrate how to use historical debugging to find hard-to-reproduce problems, improve QA defect reports, and make your software products better.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251816How to code for accelerometer and Core Location?2010-05-06T06:48:46-07:002010-05-06T06:48:46-07:00In this session we will learn how to develop applications that use the accelerometer and core location features of the iPhone / iPad. These are two of the most amazing features in these devices, and use them in apps is really easy.
The ASP.NET Web Forms MVP project is about bringing the love back to Web Forms through a renewed approach to using it - an approach that facilitates separation of concerns and testability whilst maintaining the rapid development that Web Forms was built to deliver.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251823Introduction to Ruby2010-05-11T11:28:55-07:002010-05-11T11:28:55-07:00Introduction to RubyCopyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251824iPad 1012010-03-29T14:46:54-07:002010-03-29T14:46:54-07:00The iPad is teh new hawtness! Learn what you need to get started developing native apps for the iPad!Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251825jQueryUI2010-04-20T13:44:43-07:002010-04-20T13:44:43-07:00Utilizing jQueryUI's css, styles and extensions to jQuery to create clean web application interfaces.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251826Let the Good Guys in with Azure AppFabric Service Bus2010-05-01T11:07:35-07:002010-05-01T11:07:35-07:00To realize their full potential, applications and services must be available. This subtle yet important requirement is further from reach than you may realize because entire careers have been dedicated to ensuring that the application or service running in your home or business is only accessible within the boundaries of your network infrastructure. NATs and firewalls are designed to keep the bad guys out of your home and business networks, but what if you want to let the good guys in? To truly take advantage of the benefits and potential of Software + Services, we must re-think our conventional approaches to connectivity. Come learn how Azure AppFabric Service Bus is changing the game to transcend network boundaries and expand the reach of your services and applications to the Internet and beyond.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251827MEF and Silverlight2010-05-01T06:19:49-07:002010-05-01T06:19:49-07:00Intro to using MEF with SilverlightCopyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251828Migrating & Deploying Applications to Azure2010-04-19T10:35:43-07:002010-04-19T10:35:43-07:00This session will cover the very basics of getting an existing .net application into the cloud, as well as some of the more advanced techniques of leveraging cloud technologies in your application. This will be a cradle to grave view of a realistic cloud migration and deployment.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251829MongoDB2010-03-31T16:23:23-07:002010-03-31T16:23:23-07:00Getting out of the relational database mindset and into a fast and high performance document centric database software.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251830MVVM and MEF for WPF in (WCF/RIA)2010-05-03T12:38:36-07:002010-05-03T12:38:36-07:00using MVVM and MEF to build extensible enterprise applications with WCF / RIA and ADO Entity Framework.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251831MVVM for Silverlight2010-04-19T14:49:27-07:002010-04-19T14:49:27-07:00Go over best practices for MVVM for Silverlight.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251832Natural User Interfaces: Connecting Software with the Humanity.2010-05-06T06:48:26-07:002010-05-06T06:48:26-07:00"Natural User Interface" (NUI) refers to a computer interaction methodology that focuses on human abilities such as touch, vision, voice, motion and higher cognitive functions such as expression, perception and recall.
Since mid-December, the Metasploit team has been working non-stop towards version 3.4.0 of the Metasploit Framework. The final release is still scheduled for mid-May. More than 60 exploit modules and 40 auxiliary modules have been added since 3.3.3, with more to go before the final release.
The framework today contains almost 550 exploits, 200 payloads, and 260 auxiliary modules that can be mixed and matched to do just about anything. This doesn't count the extensive Meterpreter payload or the library of scripts provided in the base installation.
We will show some actual real world examples for Code Validation security testing using MetaSploit.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251838Real World Azure Tips & Tricks2010-04-21T08:39:39-07:002010-04-21T08:39:39-07:00This session will cover some lessons learned from a real production deployment of a purely Azure based application. Topics will include: table storage, azure cdn, sql azure, worker and web roles, and deployment strategies.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251839Real-World Inversion of Control and Dependency Injection with WebForms (This Is Not a Drill)2010-04-05T18:38:53-07:002010-04-05T18:38:53-07:00Inversion of Control is a most fundamental yet least understood concept of
software development. In this presentation, we'll walk through several real-life
examples of how an IoC container makes code more expressive, testable and
There are several excellent IoC containers for .NET. We will look into
Spring.NET which injects dependencies into stubborn ASP.NET applications,
HttpModules, HttpHandlers, WCF services, and more.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251840Securing ASP.NET MVC (Part 1)2010-04-19T10:42:22-07:002010-04-19T10:42:22-07:00This session will outline the built-in security mechanisms of asp.net MVC (and the .NET framework), as well as help fill in the gaps for further security concerns related to deploying a web application. This session will range from technical considerations to logical concerns in web applications. This session will assume that you know the basics of an MVC.net application.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251841Securing ASP.NET MVC (Part 2)2010-04-27T10:41:24-07:002010-04-27T10:41:24-07:00This is the second part of securing MVC.NET. The material is fairly lengthy, so in order to not rush through it I am splitting the sessionCopyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251842Software estimation2010-05-07T08:47:30-07:002010-05-07T08:47:30-07:00In my experience, the two largest sources of project failure are bad requirements and bad estimates - not bad coding. If you get your estimate wrong, there may be no way to recover - your project failed before you wrote the first line of code - you just don't know it yet. So, if software estimates are so crucial, isn't it about time we learned how to do them?Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251843Test-driving Ruby web development2010-05-03T13:54:17-07:002010-05-03T13:54:17-07:00Want to see a Ruby web application be test-driven? This is the session for you :)
We'll create a simple, database-driven web application. At the end, we'll deploy it!Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251844The Agile Manifesto - What it means to the code and the coder2010-04-22T06:48:39-07:002010-04-22T06:48:39-07:00(Great suggestion by someone! I've tweaked it to be more specific to what Agile means.)
This session will be an introduction to the Agile Manifesto.
- Who created it
- The four points of the manifesto
- The twelve principles
- Why the code cares
- Why you should care
Agile is not a "methodology" but a definition of creative and collaborative culture that enhances work and results. There are a number of methodologies or frameworks that are classified as Agile, like eXtreme Programming (XP) or Scrum. They each must support the manifesto to be Agile.
Let's discuss!Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251845Theming2010-04-21T06:30:52-07:002010-04-21T06:30:52-07:00Implementing and customizing for Drupal themers.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251846Tracking Visitor Behavior in Websites2010-05-06T15:51:01-07:002010-05-06T15:51:01-07:00Web analytics is a critical and often overlooked component of website design projects. Once a site is launched, a boss and/or customers will ask questions like:<br /><br />What design elements are turning people away?<br />
How are people finding the site? <br />
Is the site doing what we want it to do?<br /><br />
These (and other) questions can be answered with web analytics software. Using both Google Analytics and Urchin Software, well explore the concepts involved with tracking websites, analyze tracking code and tracking gifs, discuss testing options, look at the Web Analytics industry as a whole, and use real-life examples whenever possible.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251847Why Silverlight?2010-05-03T16:14:32-07:002010-05-03T16:14:32-07:00Use-case analysis of why Silverlight is an excellent replacement for old WinForms and ASP.Net apps.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251848Windows Phone 7 Silverlight MVVM App the Test-Driven Way2010-05-04T06:24:38-07:002010-05-04T06:24:38-07:00Using Test-Driven Development (TDD),the Silverlight Unit Testing Framework and the MVVM Light Toolkit create a Windows Phone 7 Silverlight application that follows the Model-View-ViewModel design pattern.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251849Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V - Overview of Hyper-V and how to build a test / lab environment using Hyper-V2010-05-13T16:53:11-07:002010-05-13T16:53:11-07:00Come get a quick overview of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V. I will follow that up with key items that can help you build a test / lab environment for your development needs in an orderly and reusable fashion. I will share my "Best Practices" around images and how to manage them. If you bring an external USB hard drive, I will give you a VHD that contains a vanilla install of Windows Server 2008 R2 with the Hyper-V role enabled along with basic key services. You will need to activate the install using your key from MSDN.Copyright ©2010-2017, My Conference Eventsuuid:700194eb-a0c9-446e-8b14-9126c9a073f9;id=251850Zero to Hero: Getting started with jQuery2010-03-30T06:44:09-07:002010-03-30T06:44:09-07:00By now you have probably heard of jQuery, but you simply haven't had the chance to get started. This session is just for you. Learn how to QUICKLY add fantastic features to your web application using jQuery.