Press Release


Iain Hopwood, Media Manager
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Houston, TX –JULY 26 2012… 17 time Microsoft MVP award winner Markus Egger and will be speaking at Houston TechFest hosted at Reliant Stadium in Houston on Saturday, September 8.

On September 8, 2012, Markus Egger and Senior Software Developer and Software Architect for CODE Consulting, Joseph Reynolds, will be giving lectures at Houston TechFest. Egger’s two sessions are entitled “Windows 8 WinRT/ Metro: A Developer’s Introduction” and “Windows 8 WinRT/ Metro: Building a Real Application.” Both topics are generating buzz around developers and companies wanting to stay up with current technologies; specifically, what should companies do to convert pre-Windows 8 applications into the new environment. Reynold’s session, “Building Service Oriented Apps with the CODE Framework,” will feature a demo of the use of CODE Framework to build SOA applications with an Interface-First mindset. There will be a specific focus on showing how the toolset can be used to design UI agnostic services.

This year Houston TechFest will be held at the Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. The conference will take place on September 8, 2012. This conference is a renowned event for developers in any environment to come together and learn about new technologies and expand their professional network.

About Windows 8 with CODE Magazine
Windows 8 was officially announced at Microsoft’s annual //BUILD/ Conference on September 13th 2011. This is not simply a new version of Windows, but a complete re-design utilizing traditional Desktop applications and a new paradigm of “Metro” style applications. Windows 8 is streamlined to run on mobile devices as well as standard laptops and tower hardware. The key standout in this new product line is that Windows 8 is centered on touch control and seamless integration between all applications. More information on Windows 8 can be found at

About CODE Magazine and EPS Software
Founded in 1993 by Markus Egger, EPS Software Corp. is the world’s premier provider in high-tech consulting and custom software services. EPS software publishes CODE Magazine (the Leading Independent Developer Publication) and owns CODE Consulting, CODE Training, and other CODE divisions. CODE’s main focus is on Microsoft technologies, as well as Apple and Google platforms. EPS has a staff and contractor network of industry renowned experts; the staff has earned and maintained more Microsoft MVP Awards than any other company. Markus Egger, founder and president of EPS/ CODE, is the Microsoft Regional Director (RD) for the US Gulf Coast Region.

CODE Consultants are the world’s premier providers of Microsoft WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation), Silverlight technology, and HTML 5 related services. Being the foremost provider of standard practices and components (“framework”) around those technologies, EPS/CODE is in a unique position to provide technology, services, and knowledge around any Windows 8 Development. CODE Consultants have already made a huge investment into Windows 8 and will continue to do so.

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