June, 2012

June 20, 2012 – Client-Side MVC: The Next Big Thing for Enterprise Application Development

Abstract: Paul will talk through an industry trend that sees the migration of the coding of web applications servers to clients. For this new “Client-Side MVC” way of constructing applications, he will go over the alternate technologies for implementing it, suggest the complementary server-side technology choices and illustrate the developer throughput gains from adopting these [...]

June 18, 2012 – SQL – How to think in sets instead of sequences or objects

This talk will take place on June 18th at the Microsoft Austin building. Programmers begin programming with procedural and OO languages. A program is a sequence of deterministic steps. Unfortunately this is the worst way to program in SQL where we declare entire sets of data and have no idea how the SQL engine got [...]