Lars Klint is a solution architect, Pluralsight Author, Microsoft MVP, podcast host and keen tech geek with a passion for the Microsoft ecosystem. He is a stickler for best practices and using industry standards to produce awesome, robust and maintainable software. Klint was selected among 10 in the world to participate in Nokia’s FutureCapture hackathon in Sweden, developing cutting edge prototypes for the Nokia Lumia phones and won the Melbourne AppFest for his Image of The Day Windows Phone Application. He continues to develop Windows apps for both phone and desktop. Klint is co-founder of the DDD Melbourne (Australia) community event with over 350 participants, now in its sixth year running and has presented at various technical events, both nationally and internationally.