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In typical Jump Start fashion, every stop of this course is example-driven. Microsoft Technical Evangelist Jerry Nixon and Crank211 co-founder, Daren May, will craft sample after sample in real time to show simple and complex techniques you can take back to your workplace. And these C# concepts and features will help you prepare for the first exam in the MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C# track: exam 70-483.
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Date: March 13, 2013
Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm PST
Where: Live, online virtual classroom
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Behavior Driven Development (BDD) is an approach in which we build up our understanding of user requirements using concrete examples of the application’s expected behavior. We propose features that the system will need and use concrete examples and counter-examples to explore and understand these features more fully.
The goal for ActorFx is to provide a non-prescriptive, language-independent model of dynamic distributed objects. This will in turn provide a framework and infrastructure on top of which highly available data structures and other logical entities can be implemented.
ActorFx (aka Ax) is based on the idea of the Actor Model developed by Carl Hewitt. Erik Meijer figured this model would fit perfectly into the realm of managing data in the cloud. See his paper on the topic, which is the basis for the ActorFx project. You can learn more about the Actor Model in this Channel9 video with Carl and Erik.
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