28,000 people. That could very easily be the entire population of a small town. Microsoft's Ignite conference in Orlando this Fall quite casually attracted 28K attendees - let's just say it was a huge event. Not many venues can handle the scale of Ignite - no big deal for Orange County Convention Center. IT professionals and developers from around the world came down to Ignite to learn the latest technologies - all passionate and invested in the Microsoft ecosystem. Content presented at Ignite did not disappoint - attendees got to network directly with Microsoft engineers/PMs and get first hand look at innovations that will shape the Microsoft technology space. It was a good busy week.
We're big fans of Xamarin and continue our engineering efforts behind Telerik UI for Xamarin - a set of complex yet highly performant UI controls for all your Xamarin apps. It is no surprise that at Ignite, we hung out a lot with Xamarin engineers, PMs and University trainers - birds of a feather. Here are some short informal videos of our conversations with folks from Microsoft on Xamarin, client development strategies and how the cloud plays a role in modern apps. Hope you enjoy!
Conversation with Rob Gibbens on Xamarin University:
Conversation with Judy McNeil on Xamarin app dev approaches:
Conversation with Jeremy Likness on Azure tooling:
Conversation with Glenn Stephens on Xamarin UI tips:
Sam Basu is a technologist, author, speaker, Microsoft MVP, gadget-lover and Progress Developer Advocate for Telerik products. With a long developer background, he now spends much of his time advocating modern web/mobile/cloud development platforms on Microsoft/Telerik technology stacks. His spare times call for travel, fast cars, cricket and culinary adventures with the family. You can find him on the internet.
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