The Hello World Podcast
Episode 26: Laurent Bugnion

Laurent works as Senior Director for IdentityMine, one of the leading companies (and Gold Partner) for Microsoft technologies such as Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight, Pixelsense, Windows 8, Windows Phone, XBOX and generally User Experience. He is based in Zurich Switzerland, where he lives with his wife Chi Meei and his two daughters Alise and Laeticia.


In October 2010, the book 'Silverlight 4 Unleashed' that he wrote was published at Sams, an advanced sequel to 'Silverlight 2 Unleashed' (published Oct 2008). He writes for MSDN magazine and other publications, codes in Windows Phone, Windows 8, WPF, Silverlight, ASP.NET and his blog is on 2014 is his 8th year as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (Client Dev) and his second year as a Microsoft Regional Director. He is also the author of the well-known open source framework MVVM Light for Windows Phone, Windows 8, WPF, Silverlight.

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Episode 25: Jon Flanders

Jon is most at home spelunking, trying to figure out how things work from the inside out. Jon is the author of RESTful.NET from O'Reilly, as well as Essential ASP for Addison-Wesley, and was a co-author of Mastering Visual Studio.NET for O'Reilly. Jon is currently helping companies build applications for the iPhone and iPad using iOS.

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Episode 24: Fritz Onion

Fritz is a co-founder of Pluralsight where he serves as the Chief Content Officer. 

Fritz is the author of the book 'Essential ASP.NET' published by Addison Wesley, available in both C# and Visual Basic .NET editions, and 'Essential ASP.NET 2.0'. He is a past columnist for MSDN Magazine, and and has spoken at many industry conferences including the PDC, TechEd, and VSLive!. Prior to .NET, Fritz's work focused on Windows development with C++ and COM, and has written several courses and many articles on C++, MFC, COM, and ATL. Microsoft recognized Fritz as an MVP for over 5 years for his contributions to the ASP.NET community. 

Fritz lives in central Maine.

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Episode 23: Phil Haack

Phil Haack (yes, it's pronounced "hack") works at GitHub finding ways to make it better for .NET and Windows developers everywhere. Prior to GitHub, he was a senior Program Manager at Microsoft responsible for shipping ASP.NET MVC, NuGet, among other projects. These projects were released under open source licenses and helped served as examples of the open source model for shipping software to other teams at Microsoft.

Phil is a co-author of the popular Professional ASP.NET MVC series and regularly speaks at conferences around the world. He's also made several appearances on technology podcasts such as .NET Rocks, Hanselminutes, Herding Code, and The Official jQuery Podcast.


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