MSDN Webcast: geekSpeak: REST and Windows Communication Foundation 3.5 with Adnan Masood (Level 200)
The geekSpeak webcast series brings you industry experts in a "talk-radio" format hosted by developer evangelists from Microsoft. These experts share their knowledge and
experience about a particular developer technology, and they are ready to answer your questions in real time during the webcast.
This geekSpeak is a very RESTful one. Distributed systems guru Adnan Masood introduces the Representational State Transfer (REST) architectural style and its design principles, and he discusses how they can be implemented using Windows Communication Foundation
(WCF) 3.5. Adnan offers guidance and takes questions on when to choose a RESTful design over SOAP-based services and how WCF fits into the spectrum of Microsoft technologies that include ADO.NET Data Services (Astoria) and ASP.NET MVC. Your hosts for this
geekSpeak are Lynn Langit and
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Guest Presenter: Adnan Masood, Senior Software Engineer, Green Dot Corporation
Adnan Masood works as a senior software engineer and technical lead in a Monrovia-based financial institution where he develops middle-tier architectures, distributed systems, and Web-applications using the Microsoft .NET framework. He holds various professional
memberships (ACM, BCS, and ACS) and several technical certifications, including MCSD .NET, MCAD .NET, and SCJP-II. Adnan is attributed and published in print media and on the Web, holds a master's degree in computer science from Nova Southeastern University,
and is currently pursuing his doctoral studies in machine learning. Adnan has taught Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) courses at the University of California at San Diego and regularly presents at local code camps. He is actively involved in the .NET
community as cofounder and president of the of San Gabriel Valley .NET Developers group. Adnan is a recent recipient of an INETA Community Champion Award for his contributions to the developer community in Southern California.
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