What’s New In VS vNext


Come browse whats new in VS vNext (aka “14”). We will discuss the new project layout, tight integration with the cloud, and some interesting developments in .NET that make it so you can bring your own IDE in case VS isn’t your cup of tea. We will go through the major features together, and there will be time to ask questions at the end.

Nick Berardi

Nick is the President at Managed Fusion (managedfusion.com), a U.S.-based company that specializes in the fields of software architecture / development, usability engineering, and cloud-based computing initiatives with a strong focus on .NET, the Web, SEO, SEM, and Microsoft technologies.

  • He co-authored the title “ASP.NET MVC 1.0 Website Programming: Problem – Design – Solution” published by Wrox.
  • He maintains an active blog, Coder Journal (coderjournal.com), and does a lot of public speaking of web based approaches to software development, particularly evangelizing ASP.NET MVC, REST, and jQuery.
  • He contributes to the open source project ELMAH (code.google.com/p/elmah/) which is an application-wide error logging facility.
  • He developed URL Rewriter (urlrewriter.codeplex.com), a .NET model which handles URL rewriting and reverse proxying for IIS 6 and IIS 7.
  • He developed Fluent Cassandra (fluentcassandra.com), a .NET library for interacting with the high scalable open source NoSQL database Cassandra.

To find Nick follow him on twitter @nberardi or contact him on his blog (coderjournal.com).