Daniel Vaughan

free range code

Awards

  • Microsoft MVP 2011
  • CodeProject MVP 2011
  • CodeProject MVP 2010
  • Code Project Best Overall article for November 2009, for this article
  • Code Project Best VB.NET article for September 2009, for this article
  • Code Project Best C# article for May 2009, for this article
  • Microsoft Rich Client competition for April 2009, for this article
  • Code Project Best Overall article for March 2009, for this article
  • 1st place for C# monthly CodeProject article competition, for this article in December 2007
  • Grand Prize winner for the Microsoft sponsored Visual Studio 2008 competition at CodeProject for this article, January 2008
  • CodeProject MVP 2008
  • 1st place for ASP.NET monthly CodeProject article competition, for this article in November 2007
  • 5th Bi-Weekly winner for the Microsoft sponsored Visual Studio 2008 competition at CodeProject, for this article in December 2007
  • 2nd Bi-Weekly winner for the Microsoft sponsored Visual Studio 2008 competition at CodeProject, for this article in November 2007
  • UNE (University of New England), School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science Prize for 2004
  • Golden Key International Honour Society, 2004 Member by invitation in recognition of outstanding scholastic achievement and excellence.
  • UNE, Thomas Arnold Burr Memorial Prize in Mathematics for 2003.
  • UNE, School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science Prize for 2002.

 

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Bio

Daniel VaughanDaniel Vaughan is co-founder and president of Outcoder, a Swiss software and consulting company dedicated to creating best-of-breed user experiences and leading-edge back-end solutions, using the Microsoft stack of technologiesin particular UWP, WPF, and Azure. 

Daniel is a six-time Microsoft MVP, with experience across a wide range of industries including finance, e-commerce, and digital media. 
Daniel is the author of Windows Phone 8 Unleashed and Windows Phone 7.5 Unleashed, published by SAMS.

Daniel is a Silverlight and WPF Insider, a Microsoft Azure advisor, a member of the WPF Disciples, and a member of the Microsoft Developer Guidance Advisory Council.
Daniel also sits on the advisory board of PebbleAge, a Swiss Financial Software company.

While originally from Australia and the UK, Daniel is currently based in Zurich Switzerland. 

Daniel is the developer behind several acclaimed Windows Phone apps including Surfy Browser, Farlight, Intellicam and Splashbox; and is the creator of a number of popular open-source projects including the Calcium and Clog.

Daniel also manages the Windows Phone Experts group on LinkedIn; a group that has over 4500 independent developers, Microsoft employees, and Windows Phone enthusiasts.

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WPF and Silverlight Insiders

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