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When: Thursday, May 12th, 6.30pm to 9.30pm.

Where: The King’s Centre, King Street, Norwich NR1 1PH

RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/Norfolk-Developers-NorDev/events/229344509/

Cross platform mobile development with the power of Xamarin

Are you a .NET developer? Do you develop for mobile platforms or would you like to get started but you don’t know how or where? Then you should join Christos Matskas as he shows you how to get off the ground with mobile application development using the power of Xamarin and explains how to build powerful, full-featured, native applications that can run across all platforms. You will learn how to speed up your development cycle, reduce overhead costs and create “the one codebase to rule them all”.

Introduction to Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform

Microsoft Azure is Microsoft’s application platform for the public cloud. With over 60 service to choose from, Microsoft’s open source cloud platform is enabling developers and companies to develop solutions that can run faster, scale better and work more reliably than ever. With full support for all major languages and easy to use SDKs, Azure is the best platform for mobile, desktop and cloud-based application. Join Christos in this session for a guided tour around the platform and find out how to leverage the different services to create powerful and reliable applications.

Christ Matskas
@ChristosMatskas

Christos Matskas has been working as a software developer for the last 12 years. He is an entrepreneur, founder and CEO of SoftwareLounge, a software consultancy firm. His portfolio includes collaborations with some great companies such as MarkIT, Lockheed Martin and Barclays. Over the years he has worked on numerous exciting projects from mobile applications to data crunching back-end solutions. He writes about his adventures in software development on his blog https://cmatskas.com. Christos is an advocate of Open Source Software and a regular contributor to numerous projects. He’s passionate about public speaking and he regularly speaks at conferences and user groups about .NET, the Cloud, mobile applications and software development in general (.NETFringe, DevWeek, MDevCon, SwanseaCon, Software Architect).