Join Microsoft DX for After Hours @Build – April 29 – San Francisco

The Microsoft Developer Experience & Evangelism (DX) team and the .NET Foundation have partnered together to bring to you After Hours @Build – a special event on April 29th designed for developers, startups, and technology leaders. Come join us to hear the latest news and innovations from Build 2015 during an exclusive evening at San Francisco’s stylish Terra Gallery. You do NOT have to be a Build attendee.

Get the inside scoop from the .NET product teams, .NET Foundation, and GitHub on the innovations in .NET and the journey into open source. We’ll also show you what’s new and what we’re building, including ASP.NET 5, C# 6, .NET compiler platform (Roslyn), and how we’re taking .NET cross-platform in the open on GitHub.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2015 | 6:00PM – 11:00PM
Terra Gallery
511 Harrison Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 | 415.896.1234
*Must be 21 years of age, with identification, to attend


  • 6:00PM – 6:45PM – Registration 
  • 6:45PM – 7:00PM – Welcome & Announcements
    Featuring Matt Thompson (General Manager, US DX, Microsoft) 
  • 7:00PM – 8:00PM – Keynote
    Featuring Scott Hanselman and Phil Haack (Github) 
  • 8:15PM – 8:30PM – Closing Remarks & Event Drawing
  • Featuring Martin Woodward (Executive Director, .NET Foundation) 
  • 8:30PM – 11:00PM – After Hours @ Build Reception

Doors open at 6:00PM and the speakers will begin at 6:45PM. Enjoy lively presentations, delicious food and drinks, and lots of time to chat and sip with your peers. Space is limited, so register now!


Get Ready for //build

On April 2nd, developers from around the world will gather right here in San Francisco for Microsoft’s annual //build conference talk about what’s next for Windows, Windows Server, Windows Azure, Visual Studio, and more. While the physical event is sold out, here’s how to get involved virtually:

Get ready:
Starting March 26th, you can gear up for conference with this new, free and informative Jump Start series, “Building Blocks.” Dust off your skills and join these deep dives covering HTML5, XAML, CSS, C#, mobile services, working with data, and much more. The live events with real-time Q&A sessions feature expert presenters who share their practical experience and insights.

Be there from here:
On April 2nd – 3rd, you can watch the //build keynotes and select sessions live online from the comfort of your favorite chair.  Keynotes will begin at 8:30 am (PST) and end at approximately 11:30 am (PST).  You can download the Channel 9 Events App, to browse all content and create your own schedule.
Join the social chatter around news and announcements by following @BLDWIN and checking out the official Microsoft blog

Catch up:
If you miss the event, every //build session will be posted for on-demand consumption on Channel 9 within 24 hours.