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Christopher Bennage, Microsoft

Christopher Bennage

Biography: Christopher Bennage

Christopher likes to make things. He's particularly fond of computers and the Web. He values agile principles and open source software. He also dig this new-kid-on-the-block language called JavaScript. Over the last year his focus has been on HTML5, JavaScript, and all that that implies. His job at Microsoft is to discover, collect, and encourage practices that bring developers joy. He writes about assorted development topics at
Twitter: @bennage

Presentation: The Cross Platform Compatibility Myth or Will JavaScript and HTML5 Save the Universe?

Time: Wednesday 15:10 - 16:00 / Location: Walton South

One of the pillars of HTML5's popularity is the promise of cross platform compatibility. It's an old promise that's been made before. In a world where mobile devices are ubiquitous, how is the promise of the universal platform really shaping up? Christopher Bennage, a developer on the patterns & practices team at Microsoft, will talk about his recent experiences building apps with these technologies. Christopher will explore some practical considerations for building apps with these technologies, as well as the landscape of devices claiming to support HTML5 apps.