Sam Basu

Sam Basu

Developer Advocate
Progress (Telerik)
Erie PA

Sam Basu is a technologist, author, speaker, Microsoft MVP, gadget-lover and Progress Developer Advocate for Telerik products. With a long developer background, he now spends much of his time advocating modern web/mobile/cloud development platforms on Microsoft/Telerik technology stacks. His spare times call for travel, fast cars, cricket and culinary adventures with the family. You can find him on the internet.

Sam's Sessions

  • Make .NET Great Again!

    Let's dive into .NET's political aspirations - broaden the funnel and invite everybody to join in. Here's what we'll cover:

    • State of .NET Framework
    • .NET Core
    • CLI and Visual Tools
    • Mono & other BCLs
    • App Platforms and Portability
    • .NET Standard 2.0
    • Is all this worth it?

    Apps for any platform, any device - let's dive into the new .NET promise!

    Speaker: Sam Basu

  • The Modern ASP.NET Tech Stack!

    You have questions:

    • Is WebForms dead?
    • What's next for MVC?
    • How and why is the .NET Framework evolving?
    • Why do I need a core JS Framework in ASP.NET stack?
    • Pros & Cons of popular JS Core Frameworks?
    • Do I need JS frameworks for my UI?
    • Which Package Manager do I use?
    • Why should I care about Transpilers?
    • Why do I need to consider Build automation?
    • How much is CLI and what can I do visually?

    As the success of the modern web impacts the ASP.NET stack, let us take a closer look at real-world technology stacks with ASP.NET Core. Let's tackle the hard questions!

    Speaker: Sam Basu