Since 1989 Karl Shifflett has architected and developed desktop, web, and mobile software for: retail, warehousing, manufacturing, small-medium city governments and water authorities, Tax Assessment, and DIY projects.
He worked at Microsoft as a Program Manager on the WPF and Silverlight Designer Team for Visual Studio 2010, as a Program Manager for the patterns & practices team on Prism and Web Guidance projects.
Karl is a passionate and pragmatic architect and software engineer who values writing simple, maintainable code. Simple code makes it much easier to solve complex problems in line of business applications.
Currently Karl is a Platform Architect at Infragistics on the X-Sharp Team. His passions are Cross-platform development, Node.js, ES6, Electron, WPF, Prism, Xamarin, ASP.NET, AngularJS, creating Visual Studio tools, software architecture, designing frameworks, and mentoring.
His community contributions on the Visual Studio Gallery:
XAML Power Toys for Visual Studio 2015 - https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/2abb43bb-350b-4f2c-bc0f-a8262a0094d3
Mole for Visual Studio 2015 - https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/1d05cb44-8686-496b-9af3-4ed3deed3596
XAML Intellisense Presenter for Visual Studio 2015 - https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/3f9797d7-8120-4a2e-9d0b-a3c2cc99639f
MVVM Training for Visual Studio 2010 - https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/3ab5f02f-0c54-453c-b437-8e8d57eb9942