Friday, May 18, 2012

Microsoft developers’ conference begins in Thiruvanthapuram today

The Kerala Microsoft Users Group (K-MUG) will organise the Microsoft developers’ conference, DevCon 2012, at the Park Centre in Technopark here today.

Marlabs, a leading provider of IT technology services, will sponsor the event, a company spokesman announced here.

Considered the largest Microsoft tech event in Kerala, the conference will focus on emerging Microsoft technologies such as Windows 8, Windows Phone, Responsive Web Development, and Cloud and Mobile technologies.

Mr Anil Raghavan, Chief Delivery Officer, Marlabs, will inaugurate the event, and will speak on ‘The role of technology in transforming rural India.’

DevCon 2012 will feature interactive sessions with a number of Microsoft speakers and Microsoft most valuable professionals.

Some of the sessions planned for the event include XNA-based game development for Windows Phone, Visual Studio 11, Windows Phone App Development - HTML5, Hybrid & Cross Platform, and ASP.NET Web APIs.

There will also be a Windows Phone App contest where participants stand to win a Nokia Lumia 800, the spokesman added.

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