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Aapali Punyanagari (Pune)

Date: 5th October 2013
09:30 AM - 05:30 PM

‏MCCIA‘s Sumant Moolgaokar Auditorium (Ground Floor)
MCCIA Trade Tower, A-Wing,
International Conventional Center,403, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune,
Maharashtra 411016


Aamchi Mumbai (Mumbai)

Date: 6th October 2013
09:30 AM - 05:30 PM

Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd.
Windsor, 4th Floor, Off CST RoadKalina, Santacruz (East)
Maharashtra 400098



Getting Started With Glorified Windows Phone Applications by Mayur Tendulkar

10:00 - 11:15
Building Windows Phone applications is easy. But making it *loveable* is challenging. Apart from stunning & responsive user experience it involves many other factors. In this session, we will discuss how to get started with Windows Phone app development and make nice looking Windows Phone applications. We’ll discover Expression Blend and we’ll also see how we can use some of the best third-party controls while building Windows Phone apps.

Tea Break 11:15 to 11:30

Cool features of Windows Phone SDK by Vikram Pendse

11:30 - 12:45
Just static text app is history now. Windows Phone SDK brings some Cool features like Maps,Calendar,Launchers and Choosers and much more to help you to build Super Cool apps. What adds Cherry on the cake is the Speech API, we will discuss how we can leverage features like Maps,Calendar Control, Launchers and Choosers along with Text-to-Speech and Speech-to-Text. So let's see what is best suitable for your apps.

Lunch Break 12:45 to 14:00

Secular Authentication for Windows Phone by Sarang Kulkarni

14:00 - 15:15
Authentication and authorization is difficult. Identity federation takes the pain out of authentication and authorization. A feature still difficult to implement for Mobile platforms is made super simple with Azure Mobile services. We will talk about some basics of authentication using federated identity providers, how it works with Azure mobile services and then create and secure an app with the tricks we learnt.

Tea Break 15:15 to 15:30

Toolset for Windows Phone Developers by Pendse, Kulkarni & Tendulkar

15:30 - 16:45
What if you get a magic wand which can help you build Windows Phone apps in Jiffy? There are lot of tools which can help you to get things done easily while focusing on core Windows Phone development part. In this session, we’ll talk about all those our favourite tools, which are MUST HAVES on any developer’s machine.

Quiz Lucky Draw & Winners


  • Mayur Tendulkar

  • Vikram Pendse

  • Sarang Kulkarni


Mayur Tendulkar
Mayur Tendulkar was awarded as Microsoft Most Valuable Professional on Windows Phone Development and currently works as a Local Type Inference (for outsiders: Consultant) at Zevenseas, Pune (India). As a Local Type Inference, he has worked on various technologies like .NET, ASP.NET, Windows Mobile/Phone, SharePoint, HTML5, JQuery and currently Windows Phone/8. He has been an active volunteer/member of Pune and Mumbai User Groups. He was a Microsoft Student Partner and Lead from 2008-2010. He has delivered numerous sessions at various colleges and corporate trainings at various organizations. He has been a speaker at Microsoft Community Days, TechDays, Virtual TechDays, DevCons, and many others. He loves listening to 80s/90s Angrezi and Bollywood songs. He always say that, “My first crush is .NET, first love is Windows Mobile. But I’m married to Windows Phone and having an affair with SharePoint” Follow him @mayur_tendulkar and read at http://www.mayurtendulkar.com

Vikram Pendse
Vikram is Microsoft Windows Phone MVP, He is currently working as Subject Matter Expert with Avanade Capability Team in Accenture India. He has around 6+ years of industry experience with proficiency in various Microsoft Technologies such as .NET Web Platform, Silverlight, Windows Phone and Windows Azure. He is Microsoft MVP since 2008 and One of the Core Member of Pune User Group. As SME in Avanade Capability, He is responsible for implementing Azure-centric solutions and Migration Solutions for legacy Apps to New .NET Framework. He is passionate about Windows Azure, Windows Phone and Windows 8 Application Development. You can reach him at his Blog : http://pendsevikram.blogspot.in or Twitter : @VikramPendse

Sarang Kulkarni
Sarang Kulkarni is the native nerd at Zevenseas. A technophile, who loves Windows Azure and things that scale. He works with Zevenseas and contributes to some of the coolest products around Azure and SharePoint. Loves all things Windows, and has been a long time WM user and developer, who happily migrated to Windows Phone.

Don't miss the special prize

One Nokia Lumia 920 for Winner at Pune & Mumbai