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Thursday, December 15, 2011
Epic SharePoint Battle: HTML 5 vs. Silverlight 5

Subject:  You must register at in order to be admitted to the building and attend.

HTML 5 is the new hot user interface and multimedia development tool, whereas Silverlight was the new tool two years ago for user interface and multimedia modifications. In this session we will discuss what you get using HTML 5 versus Silverlight 5 when developing custom extensions for SharePoint 2010. We will go over the advantages and disadvantages of each tool using the client object model and webservices. In the end attendees will have a better understanding of each tool when developing custom SharePoint user interface and multimedia controls.

Speaker:  Becky Isserman, Planet Technologies

Becky Isserman has been a SharePoint Developer, since 2005 when she attended the Portal University with Levi, Ray, and Shoup in Springfield, IL. She is a Microsoft Certified Professional Developer in SharePoint Server 2010 (MCPD), a SharePoint Server MVP in 2011, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). She has been a web designer/developer since she was 15 years old notepad coding HTML 3.0 websites. She enjoys working with SharePoint, because she can perform the roles of administrator, developer, designer, and architect. She has presented at several conferences, code camps, user groups, and SharePoint Saturdays in the past three years. She currently works for Planet Technologies. She lives with her cat, Gambit, and her boyfriend, Johnny. If you would like to contact her you can e-mail her at or fill out the contact form at her blog

Date:  Thursday, December 15, 2011

Time:  Reception 6:00 PM , Program 6:15 PM

Location:   Microsoft , 1290 Avenue of the Americas (the AXA building - bet. 51st/52nd Sts.) , 6th floor
Directions: B/D/F/M to 47th-50th Sts./Rockefeller Ctr
1 to 50th St./Bway
N/Q/R to 49th St./7th Ave.