Sidney Andrews


Sidney Andrews
Microsoft MVP

Sidney is an Azure MVP, Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and Cloud Applications Consultant representing SeeSharpRun.NET. He has a background in client and device development with an emphasis on touch-enabled applications. Sidney has also been a featured ASP.NET and SharePoint web developer in the Central VA market. Most recently, Sidney has focused on consulting for clients creating greenfield web solutions on the Azure platform.

Below is a list of courses that Sidney has authored for Microsoft:

Sidney regularly travels to user groups, conferences and code camps to evangelize the Azure platform and the XAML language. In his free-time, Sidney regularly surfs Kickstarter and GitHub for interesting JavaScript projects. This web site was built entirely using the new Ghost blogging platform build on Node and hosted in Azure.

Cloud

Sidney is a Subject-Matter Expert and leading consultant in the Microsoft AzureTM market. He has delivered multiple enterprise-scale projects for customers ranging from media applications, to Internet-of-Things implementations, mobile application back-ends and scalable web applications.

Training

As a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Sidney has delivered courses to a wide range of students on topics such as ASP.NET , Azure, C#, XAML, HTML5 and ASP.NET MVC. As a leading instructor, he has traveled to offer guidance on training and certifications to conference attendees at major events such as TechEd North America, Build and SharePoint conference.

Web

Sidney began his career as an ASP.NET developer migrating Access databases to ASP.NET 2.0, Web Forms and SQL. Since then he has worked with ASP.NET frameworks such as MVC and Web Pages. He has also developed successful SharePoint solutions using C# and JavaScript. Lately Sidney has worked with frameworks such as Angular, Node.js, TypeScript, Sammy and Express.

Apps

Sidney operated a XAML consultancy for many years that specialized in providing Silverlight and WPF solutions for unique user experiences. He has developed Line of Buisness solutions, Touch-screen kiosks and distributed Silverlight web applications. Sidney's expertise is delivering multiple mobile (iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Windows 8) applications for startup organizations quickly and at reasonable cost.

Resume

  • Cloud Applications Consultant & Trainer

    February 2012 - Present

    Developed scalable and reliable applications to match client business needs.

    Sample Projects:

    • Internet of Things implementation with client devices synced to Service Bus namespace
    • ASP.NET MVC Web Application for media subscription website using Storage Blobs
    • Case Management infrastructure using Storage Tables No-SQL implementation
    • Training Content Implementation

  • Microsoft Official Courseware Author

    January 2014 - Present

    Course author for two Azure courses (20532A and 10978A). Content author for supplemental training material for the Microsoft Azure platform.

  • Director of Developer Training

    March 2015 - September 2015

    Managed training content and deliverables for cloud-focused Microsoft learning partner.

  • SharePoint and ASP.NET Consultant

    September 2011 - December 2013

    Consultant at mid-atlantic firm specializing in SharePoint and ASP.NET Application Development for a wide variety of projects.

    Sample Projects:

    • Modernizing SharePoint 2010 web application using TypeScript and Angular
    • SharePoint 2013 Apps using HTML5 and JavaScript
    • ASP.NET Web Forms and MVC custom application development

  • XAML Application Developer

    June 2010 - September 2012

    Specialized XAML developer implementing solutions in Silverlight and WPF.

    Sample Projects:

    • Line of Business applications using WPF and PRISM for data entry forms
    • Touch-screen kiosk applications using behaviors and WPF delta manipulation implementations
    • Windows Phone 7 and Windows 8 application for sCoolTV video learning service
    • Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8.1 application for iLessonReady lesson plan management service

  • ASP.NET Junior Developer

    August 2006 - May 2010

    Entry-level ASP.NET 2.0 developer specializing in migrating existing Access & VBScript projects to C# and SQL.