Karachi’s First Official Xamarin Dev Day provides attendees an introduction to Cross-Platform App development using Xamarin with a hands-on learning experience. The meetup is unique as it is the first official Xamarin Dev day in Karachi, Pakistan and that it brings the best of speakers at one platform, both online and offline. The meetup is officially organized under Karachi Mobile Developers group.
The need of such a meetup was identified by Mr. Ahad Khan who’s a Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer and he initiated the conversation with officials of Xamarin. As a local field team of Microsoft when we learnt of such an activity, we facilitated by introducing Microsoft MVP, Daniyal Saleem to bring the flavor of Microsoft Azure in the meetup.
Here’s a review of the agenda with speaker profiles,
|9:00am - 9:58am||Welcome and marking attendance|
|10:00am -10:10am||Keynote speech by Andy Larkin – CEO at Grappetite|
|10:10am - 10:40am||Intro to Xamarin by Ahad Khan – Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer|
|10:40am - 11:00am||Tea break|
|11:00am - 11:30am||Xamarin Forms by Arif Imran – Xamarin Certified Mobile App Developer|
|11:30am - 1:00 pm||Azure Cloud Integration by Daniyal Saleem – Microsoft Most Valuable Professional on Visual Studio & Development Technologies|
|1:00pm - 1:30 pm||Azure App demo by Syed Asad Ali – Senior Software Engineer|
|1:30pm - 2:50 pm||Lunch and prayers break|
|2:50pm - 4:50pm||Group activity / Collaborative Programming|