Speaker: jsturtevant

Urban Refuge

Microsoft teamed up with Urban Refuge to bring urban refugees in Amman, Jordan, access to local assistance opportunities via a Xamarin cross-platform mobile application. Urban refugees make up 78% of the 655,000 registered Syrian refugees in Jordan and 66% of refugees worldwide. Evidence from the field shows this population has access to mobile devices, yet […]

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Behind the Scenes: How Microsoft and RockStep Built an IoT solution for Research Labs

RockStep Solutions creates world-class scientific data management tools for research. Its innovative software system – Climb – is designed to transform and modernize information management in a laboratory setting. As research facilities have thousands of units to house animals, and these units need to be checked on a regular basis to ensure the conditions are […]

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Behind the Scenes: Putting Aid on the Map with Help from Urban Refuge

Behind the Scenes: Putting Aid on the Map with Help from Urban Refuge

Urban refugees make up 80 percent of the 650,000 registered Syrian refugees living in Jordan, and two-thirds of refugees worldwide. Yet their access to aid is far below the level of camp-based refugees. A group of university students in Boston, Massachusetts decided to band together and leverage innovative technologies to develop a mobile, cross-platform app […]

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Building Open Souce Communities: An Interview with Gregor Martynus from Hoodie

Building Open Souce Communities: An Interview with Gregor Martynus from Hoodie

James Sturtevant welcomes Gregor Martynus from Hoodie, an open source community that provides a fast, easy, and accessible way for developers to focus on the front end of a project without getting caught up in the time sink of back-end administration.  Tune in for this fun and informative discussion around building a successful open source […]

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Web.Dev 7: Exploring Basic JavaScript DOM Manipulations without JQuery

Web.Dev 7: Exploring Basic JavaScript DOM Manipulations without JQuery

Libraries like jQuery and Zepto.js are great for helping you be productive as a developer without having to worry about supporting every browser out there.  But what are they doing behind the scenes?  In this video we are going to take a look at a few of the most common jQuery functions and see what […]

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Thoughts on Microsoft Build 2016

Build 2016 had lots of great announcements.  Join James Sturtevant as he talks about Bash on Ubuntu on Windows, .NET Foundation's new members and Service Fabric GA announcements.  You will get to see Bash running on a Windows 10 machine and hear why the this is great not only for Windows developers but why it […]

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Security Best Practices for Developers

Cyberattacks cost organizations $400 billion a year. It seems nearly every week a new cyberattack is announced, against a corporation, a government agency, or a nonprofit organization. This has made cybersecurity a top issue for IT, Developers, Security, Legal and the board room. Join James Sturtevant as he welcomes Robert Hurlbut, a Microsoft MVP and […]

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Developers! Get Involved! Join the Humanitarian Toolbox

A massive storm floods Manhattan – and people need to find shelter quickly.Drought hits the Horn of Africa – and smart delivery of food supplies saves lives.An earthquake rocks Mumbai – and first responders need to know where to go minute-by-minute. Responding to disasters like these means boots on the ground — but you can […]

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