Building Blocks: Extend() Jump Start

Building up to //build? Join Miranda Luna and a team of seasoned experts to learn how to build a successful mobile app and smart device strategy. They also provide tips on building cloud-connected iOS, Android, and Windows apps, along with how to add a mobile layer to your existing enterprise apps. Gain from their real-world experience, and take it with you to //build.

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Course Outline:

  • ​Build Cloud-Connected iOS, Android, and Windows Apps
  • Mobilize Your Workforce: Adding a Mobility Layer
  • Enhance Your Mobile Engagement Strategy
  • Explore Machine-to-Machine Information Exchange Patterns
Instructor Team
Miranda Luna | Microsoft Product Manager, Windows Azure Mobile | @Mlunes90
Miranda Luna is a Microsoft Product Manager on the Windows Azure Mobile team, focusing on all things mobile, including Mobile Services and Notification Hubs. When she's not holding down the fort in Redmond, you can also find her at the offices for the Microsoft Accelerator in Seattle.
​Kirill Gavrylyuk | Microsoft Principal Program Manager Lead | @KirillG_MSFT
Kirill Gavrylyuk is Microsoft Principal Program Manager Lead for Windows Azure Mobile Services and Notification Hubs.
​Elio Damaggio | Microsoft Program Manager​ | @ElioDamaggio
​Microsoft Program Manager Elio Damaggio has been working on cloud services for mobile apps for the last two years, focusing on customer engagement and push notifications. He holds a PhD in computer science from University of California, San Diego, where he worked on business process verification and mining, machine learning, and data integration. Before that, he was a software engineering lead specializing in content management systems and enterprise integration.
​Abhishek Lal | Microsoft Senior Program Manager | @AbhishekRLal
Abhishek Lal, Microsoft Senior Program Manager with the Windows Azure Service Bus team, is passionate about building cloud services that customers love. A developer at heart, he drives the API design, messaging features, and partner engagements for the team. From the first release of .NET to most recently shipping Windows Azure Service Bus, he has been part of several teams within Microsoft. Abhishek has more than a decade of experience, in developer, lead, and SDET roles, on engineering teams building quality products. He earned a master’s degree in computer science from University of Southern California, and he presents often at conferences and industry events.​
Yavor Georgiev | Microsoft Senior Program Manager | @theyavor

Yavor Georgiev is a Program Manager at Microsoft working on the Azure application platform. He is responsible for helping developers build mobile apps using the cloud, and he specializes in Android development.

Live Event Details
March 28, 2014
9:00am-5pm PDT
What: Fast-paced live virtual session
Cost: Free
Audience: Developer

Experienced programmers with some knowledge of service-oriented design.