SitePoint forums are hosting a mega one-hour live Q&A session with Microsoft. We’re covering cross-platform development with Microsoft Technical Evangelists @EstherMosad and @PaulUsher. Join us on April 7, 10AM AEST (find your timezone here) and talk all things Visual Studio, Phone Gap, Xamarin and DevExtreme.
This session will be facilitated by myself and all questions answered by Microsoft Evangelist Esther Mosad and DevExpress Technical Evangelist Paul Usher over one hour.
**We’re assembling questions before hand as well as on the day. To ensure your question is answered, please reply to this thread with your question and keep the question to the topics at hand
Cross Platform Development In an increasing business environment where more and more companies are allowing employees to bring their own devices, developers are faced with the challenge of creating high quality software that spans all major operating systems. Join us to see how the Microsoft Azure platform provides an important backbone to cater for these different scenarios including mobile services, notifications, simplified authentication and more. In this Q&A session we’ll be covering all topics including Visual Studio, Phone Gap, Xamarin and DevExtreme.
Esther Mosad has been a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft since leaving University two years ago. She has a particular focus on Azure development on mobile devices and websites. Esther also works heavily with startups across Australia ensuring they make the right tech choices to accelerate their success.
Paul Usher is a Technical Evangelist at DevExpress whose technologies help software developers build high-performance business solutions, see complex software with greater clarity, increase productivity, and create stunning applications for Windows® and the Web. He has developed more than 100 commercial applications on Windows, OS X, iOS, and other platforms that are used worldwide covering a wide range of industries. His blog is available at paulusher.info.
**We’ll be giving away 8 Power Packs over the course of all 4 Q&A sessions for the ‘best question asked’ and ‘most engaged user in a Q&A session.’ To be in the running, reply to this thread with your questions and participate on the day.
- See our full Terms & Conditions.
- There are a total of 8 PowerBanks as described in the image above. Each session will contain two winners.
- A judging panel consisting of SitePoint staff will judge SitePoint Forum members, 2 in each Microsoft session, based on the quality of questions asked and the quality of their participation in the session. The judges decision is final.
- The winners will be contacted via Private Message and in the event they do not respond, will be contacted via email where there email is known. Winners will need to provide a valid mailing address.