Microsoft Developers Meet-up on Jan 13th in Dubai


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Join us in our 4th Microsoft Developers UAE meet-up at our offices in Dubai. This gathering is the opportunity for programmers to meet and get to know each other. We'll have some technical talks and then network over pizza and refreshments.
See you there!

Agenda

6:00-6:10: Welcome and Opening Statements

6:10-6:50: Location-Aware App with Geofencing
Mohamed Yamama, Windows Phone Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
Understand what is geofencing and explore different ideas for geofencing and how it can bolster your app experience with demoes of geofencing running in the foreground and background on both Windows Phone and Windows.

6:25-7:05: Using Xamarin.Forms to build Native UI for iOS, Android & Windows Phone
Hatim Mazhar Husain Nagarwala, Software Developer
Introduction to Xamarin.Forms, how to write applications using xamarin.forms API for making Native UI with shared c# code

7:05-7:15: Break

7:15-7:45: Windows Phone Applications UI/UX
Zulqarnain Mehdi, Developer Support Analyst, Nokia
New Windows Phone Developers tend to design Windows Phone apps as they would on other platforms, while ignoring the unique design language that can be employed to create differentiating experiences on the platform. This session is intended for both new and experienced WP developers and will cover best practices to leverage the uniqueness of the platform, and enable developers to present users with apps that not only function well, but also look great.

7:45 onwards: Pizza & Networking

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