Package Management and Workflow Automation

Developers, would you like to automate more of your workflow and streamline your day-to-day projects? Join entertaining and informative experts Jeremy Foster and Adam Tuliper for a high-level look at package managers, workflow automation tools, and build tools. And find out how to take advantage of the efficient continuous integration capabilities in Microsoft Azure.

Explore machine package management tooling for both Windows and Linux operating systems, like Chocolatey, NuGet, and Bower, along with developer package management systems for use in .NET and Node.js. See lots of exciting demos (including an IoT project, called Tweet Monkey) and get practical real-world tips, as you look at workflow automation with Grunt and Gulp. Plus, see how Visual Studio lights up these capabilities. Don't miss it!

Course Outline:

  • Machine Package Managers
  • Package Management in .NET Applications
  • Package Management in Node.js and Web Apps
  • Workflow Automation in Node.js Applications
  • Deployment and Continuous Integration with Azure Websites
Instructor Team
Jeremy Foster | Microsoft Senior Technical Evangelist | @codefoster

Jeremy Foster studied Computer Engineering and Mathematics in school, and he has thoroughly enjoyed his career course ever since. He teaches, and he develops software, primarily on the web stack. He gained experience in education, aerospace manufacturing, and insurance, and he eventually joined Microsoft with the goal of informing and inspiring software developers. He authored his first book, CSS for Windows 8 App Development, published a course on, and tries to keep up with audiences via his blog and on Twitter.

Adam Tuliper | Microsoft Senior Technical Evangelist ​ | @AdamTuliper

Adam Tuliper works as a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft helping others achieve their technical vision. He works extensively with the gaming community in the western United States, co-runs the Orange County Unity Meetup, and is an indie game dev working on new titles.

Prior to Microsoft, he worked as a software architect in defense, finance, pharma, manufacturing, technology, and public sector fields over a span of more than 18 years. He has been deeply involved in .NET internals since early beta, and he currently works extensively developing solutions with Unity, C#, Windows Store Apps, Windows Phone, HTML/JS, Azure, ASP.NET, SQL Server, and various open source technologies.

He presents nationwide at conferences, such as //build, Visual Studio LIVE, TechEd, and GDC, and speaks regularly at user groups. He is also a author and an MSDN Magazine author.

Live Event Details
April 1, 2015
9am–5pm PDT
What: Fast-paced live virtual session
Cost: Free
Audience: Web Developers and .NET Developers

Experience with .NET or Linux. (Please be sure to have Windows or Linux installed, along with Visual Studio 2013 Update 3+ or Vistual Studio 2015 Preview.)