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Joel Cochran

Joel Cochran is a Senior Technology Consultant with Lotic Factor Inc, of Roanoke, VA, a business and technology consulting firm. He is a Microsoft Expression Blend MVP, an ASPInsider, and is currently serving as the INETA Mentor for Virginia. Joel is the author of "Expression Blend in Action" by Manning Publications and "The Practical MVVM Manifesto" (http://practicalmvvm.com). A technology generalist, he works with technologies such as Windows 8, WPF, ASP.NET MVC4, SQL Server, SSIS, and Azure. His languages of choice are C# and JavaScript. He spends an inordinate amount of time on Twitter (@joelcochran) and far less time on his blog http://joelcochran.com.

A Sudden Move: One developer’s journey from C# to JavaScript

JavaScript is 'tragically important' because, although it is inherently flawed, it is used everywhere because it allows the developer to use the same language for a variety of platforms and purposes. At last, the uniformity of browser and Javascript standards give the promise of code that really is 'write once, run anywhere' Read more...

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