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Microsoft patterns & practices symposiums are held regularly in the U.S. and abroad, with top speakers on current topics. Most of the speakers are from Microsoft patterns & practices (p&p) team. The event is aimed primarily at software architects, developers, and technical managers. Patterns & practices develops applied engineering guidelines to help software developers and architects build great solutions on the Microsoft platform.

The April 24th online p&p symposium program 2012 will include keynote sessions and technical sessions focusing on building scalable applications in Azure, mobile development, node.js, CQRS, .NET Gadgeteer and a general overview of p&p roadmap.*
Planned Schedule: *

09:00-09:05WelcomeSoma Somasegar
09:05-10:10KeynoteUdi Dahan
10:15-11:10A Journey into CQRSJulian Dominguez, Grigori Melnik
11:15-12:10Windows Azure App Scaling to NeedGrigori Melnik, Julian Dominguez
12:30-13:25Hybrid Cloud ApplicationsScott Densmore
13:30-14:25node.js on AzureYavor Georgiev
14:25-15:25Non sequitur: GadgeteeringPete Brown
15:30-16:25Building testable phone applicationsFrancis Cheung
16:30-17:25Bringing WOW to the mobile webChristopher Bennage
17:25-18:30Keynote: Big transitions in small stepsKent Beck

All sessions will be streamed live, but we will also record them all for those unable to attend the event.
* Currently planned and approved sessions. Topics and times subject to change. All times pacific.
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