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Ten Reasons Why Win32 Developers Should Consider .NET by Michael Li
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Ten Reasons Why Win32 Developers Should Consider .NET by Michael Li
TYPE: Regular Session
LEVEL: Intermediate
ABSTRACT: Microsoft began pushing .NET as the new development platform since 2002.  So what exactly are the compelling reasons for Delphi Win32 developers to consider moving to .NET. In this session we will examine the top 10 .NET features why you should invest the time and effort to make the leap.  Topcis include FCL Framework, memory management facilities, Security, language and platforms InterOps, scalability, ASP.NET and many more.  

If you have existing investment in Win32 and have been pondering where .NET will fit, this session will give you a glimse into the next generation of software development and how Delphi.NET can get you there.
*** Note to Review Board:
Please note this is a broad topic in 1h15m. However, it is really intend to aim at those who have been staying with Win32 a glimse what .NET is all about.
SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY: Michael Li is the founding president and CTO of InfoCan Management Consultants Group (Canada) Inc,  InfoCan Management is an independent consulting firm based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, specializing in Enterprise, mobile and Internet solutions.  One of the top ranked Borland Learning Partners, InfoCan Management is the first Canadian-based Authorized Education Centre to offer certified hands-on training and consulting services in Delphi, C#Builder, C++Builder, JBuilder and DataSnap across North America.  From 1998-2004, InfoCan was voted 6 times by Delphi Informant Readers Choice Awards as the Best Training Company in North America.  In 2004, InfoCan Management launched a new series of.NET specific training program on popular topics like .NET Foundations, Migration Strategies, ASP.NET, .NET Security, Web Services and more.

A frequent speaker at developers' conferences and user groups worldwide, Michael is well known for his energetic and high caliber presentation style. Michael is a Certified Borland Consultant and Certified Borland Instructor for Delphi and C++Builder, and is also the founding Chairman of the Vancouver Delphi Developers Association.  In Jan 2006, Michael was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) recognition for his community contribution in C# and .NET.

SCUBA diving is his ultimate hobby and frequently travel with his dive bag while speaking at conferences worldwide.  Ask him about his latest shark feeding adventure in the Bahamas and dive excursion in Turks & Caicos.  He also lists sport fishing, cycling and downhill skiing as his favorite pastimes. Michael can be reached at
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