Bio: John Garland is a Technical VP and Instructor at Wintellect and has been developing software professionally since the 1990’s. His consulting clients range from small businesses to Fortune-500 companies, his work has been featured at Microsoft conference keynotes and sessions, and he has presented at conferences in North America, South America, and Europe. John lives in Cumming, GA with his wife and daughter and is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering. He is the author of the book “Windows Store Apps Succinctly” and co-author of the book "Programming the Windows Runtime by Example." John is currently a Microsoft Azure Cloud Solution Architect, a member of the Microsoft Azure Insiders, a Microsoft Azure MVP, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer.