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.NET Conf Student Zone

7 November, 2022 | 12:00 PM

  • Format:
  •  Livestream

Topic: 'Coding, Languages, and Frameworks (including GitHub & AI coding)'

Language: English

As part of .NET Conf this year, we are hosting a .NET Student Zone on Monday, November 7! Come learn all about .NET and follow-along as we build some awesome projects. You will walk away with a project portfolio on your very own portfolio website – don't worry, we will build it right along with you.

In each session, you will build an app or project to add to your .NET portfolio. You will build web apps, a mobile app, an ML project, and more!

Agenda

Welcome to the Student Zone: Your Career Opportunities with .NET - Scott Hanselman / Katie Savage

Building your Portfolio and Resume.
Create your GitHub Profile Page- Bethany Jepchumba
Build your Project Portfolio website with .NET - Vincent Nwonah

Build a complete solution with .NET
The following sessions will walk through the development of a complete application using .NET. These session will guide you through building and deploying an end to end application.

Using IOT and .NET
Detect how much water consumption is happening by using IoT sensors - Krzysztof Wicher

Using ML.NET for Machine Learning
Using machine learning techniques to estimate future water consumption - Carlotta Castelluccio

Using .NET and Minimal API
Developing a backend to your website - Chris Noring

Using .NET MAUI to create a Mobile App
Build a mobile app to track your water consumption - Someleze Diko

Using .NET Blazor to build a Web App
Design/Build and Deploy your water consumption tracker website - Justin Yoo

Next Steps: Getting Top Marks for your next assignment
Ace your next assignment with .NET and test driven development tips and techniques - Diego Colombo

Speakers
Scott Hanselman
Scott has been a developer for 30 years and has been blogging at hanselman.com for 20 years! He works in Open Source on .NET and the Azure Cloud for Microsoft out of his home office in Portland, Oregon. Scott has been podcasting for over 800 episodes of hanselminutes.com over 15 years and 700 episodes of azurefriday.com. He's written a number of technical books and spoken in person to over one million developers worldwide! He's also on TikTok, which was very likely a huge mistake.

Katie Savage
Katie is a Product Manager on the DevDiv Community Team at Microsoft. Her focus is on students, career switchers, and new developers using C# and .NET! Before joining the Community Team, Katie was involved in Computer Science education as an intern with Microsoft MakeCode. These experience, as well as her involvement in Girls Who Code, have grown Katie’s passion for Computer Science education.

Bethany Jepchumba
Bethany Jepchumba is an Academic Cloud Advocate at Microsoft, focused on Data Machine Learning and AI. Prior to joining the role, she was a Gold Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador. She comes from a community of marathon runners but decided to run code instead.

Vincent Nwonah
Vincent is a Cloud Developer Advocate focusing on helping developer run Dotnet on Azure in the best way possible. He is passionate about helping new and old developers find the resources they need to be productive while working with Dotnet and Azure.

Justin Yoo
Justin is a Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft, specializing in Azure, .NET and Fusion Development. His main interests are app modernisation using Azure PaaS, Serverless, .NET and Power Platform.

Chris Noring
Chris is a Senior Academic cloud advocate at Microsoft, focused on App Dev. Chris also manages the feedback process as well as the academic learn portfolio. He’s a prolific speaker and published author on Go and JavaScript.

Someleze Diko
Someleze is a young individual that is passionate about upskilling people from different communities using the different technologies at his disposal through being involved with initiatives that upskill and empower people.

Krzysztof Wicher
Krzysztof is a developer on the .NET team, currently working on System.Text.Json and one of the owners of the .NET IoT v-team. He's also one of the people who make .NET more secure. Before joining Microsoft he studied control engineering and robotics.

Carlotta Castelluccio
Carlotta Castelluccio is an Academic Cloud Advocate at Microsoft, focused on Machine Learning and AI. She works on skilling and engaging educational communities to create and grow with Azure Cloud, by contributing to technical learning content and supporting students and educators in their learning journey with Microsoft technologies. Before joining the Cloud Advocacy team, she has been working as an Azure and AI consultant in Microsoft Industry Solutions team, mainly involved in customer-face engagements focused on Conversational AI solutions.

Diego Colombo
I have spent most of my life building tools and frameworks for a wide set of industries: robotics, video games, finance, and developer tools. Creating next generation tools to enable developers and researcher to achieve their goals is my drive and passion, today I am lucky enough to work with the .NET Interactive team on modern developer experiences. I have contributed to the Microsoft XNA framework, Microsoft Robotics Studio, .NET interactive and other initiatives. My Academic background is rooted in Robotics and Realtime graphics, with a PhD on Realtime metaprogramming, I am still active giving some guest lectures and collaborating with external research partners on scientific publications. I have studied in Pisa and IMT Lucca and worked in very diverse companies, from start-up to corporation. Today I work on .NET Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks, bringing new workflows and tools to my friends out there. The .NET is vast and infinite.

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