I presented on two topics on Tuesday 3/27/2012 at VS Live conference in Las Vegas.
Entity Framework Code First – Beyond the Basics
This session cover scenarios beyond the basics of EF Code First usage. Topics such as creation of object hierarchies and complex types will be discussed. Performance tips will be covered as well as usage scenarios in services. Techniques to handle schema changes will be discussed. High level overview of how to handle various RDBMS with Entity Framework will be part of the conversation.
Building Data Driven Applications Using WinRT and XAML
This session will help attendees understand data access techniques in WinRT. The talk will highlight various ways to persists the data locally and via services. Topics will include data binding implications in regard with data usages, asynchronous access to data, and binding to various XAML controls.