WPF / Silverlight, For Developers

VST10 Building High Performance, Human-Centered Interactive Data Visualizations Dashboards


4:15pm - 5:30pm

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Nick Landry

Senior Technical Evangelist


"Get rid of numbers and give me some graphics!" Ever heard that one? There are many ways to communicate information, and in this session you'll learn how to build the richest, most engaging and interactive data visualization applications.  Using a wide array of Visual Studio UI tools and techniques, you'll get a great start on achieving your data visualization goals of communicating information clearly and effectively.  We'll explore usability, graphics, colors, labels, and more attributes relative to your data types. In this UI design & code-focused talk, you will learn how to create high performance, expressive data visualization dashboards and screens, and we'll even explore advanced scenarios your data in motion which will revolutionize how you tell the story of your data. Come learn how to design and build dashboards that make heads turn and connect the user to the data they want, and need.

You will learn:
• Understand the benefits of advanced data visualization dashboards in business applications.
• Understand the principles of information architecture in client application development.
• Apply data visualization and information architecture principles to create desktop and RIA application dashboards using charts, gauges, maps, interactive data, animations and more.