Since 1989 Karl Shifflett has architected and developed desktop, web, and mobile software for: retail, warehousing, manufacturing, small-medium city governments and water authorities, Tax Assessment, and DIY projects. He worked at Microsoft as a Program Manager on the WPF and Silverlight Designer Team for Visual Studio 2010, as a Program Manager for the patterns & practices team on Prism and Web Guidance projects.
Karl is a passionate and pragmatic architect and developer who values writing simple, maintainable code. Simple code makes it much easier to solve complex problems in line of business applications.
Currently Karl is a Platform Architect at Infragistics on the X-Sharp Team.
His passions are Cross-platform development, Node.js, ES6, Electron, WPF, Prism, Xamarin, ASP.NET, AngularJS, creating Visual Studio tools, software architecture, designing frameworks, and mentoring.
His community contributions on the Visual Studio Gallery:
XAML Power Toys for Visual Studio 2015 – https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/2abb43bb-350b-4f2c-bc0f-a8262a0094d3
Mole for Visual Studio 2015 – https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/1d05cb44-8686-496b-9af3-4ed3deed3596
XAML Intellisense Presenter for Visual Studio 2015 – https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/3f9797d7-8120-4a2e-9d0b-a3c2cc99639f
MVVM Training for Visual Studio 2010 – https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/3ab5f02f-0c54-453c-b437-8e8d57eb9942