Microsoft Build Tour 2015

Microsoft Build Tour
Event Name: Microsoft Build Tour Mumbai 2015
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Date: 20th June, 2015
Venue: ITC Grand Central, Mumbai
Microsoft Build Tour 2015 Mumbai started with keynote session and it was a great event to attend, not only for Developers but for IT Professionals as well. This event helped me to understand different Microsoft technologies in detail.
Some of the important topics which were covered in this event was Microsoft Edge (new Microsoft browser), One Store for One Windows, Windows Universal applications, Windows Store for Business, 1 billion Windows 10 devices in 2 to 3 years, etc
Last but not the least there were super cool demos of Machine Learning ,this was best part of the event.
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One store for everything – Music, Games, Applications for all the platforms. One store for One Windows, Microsoft announces Windows 10 “one platform”, one store for all devices from IoT to data centers.
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Windows Store for Business will allow businesses to publish apps. Businesses will be able to publish public and private apps. In the future, school and organizations can ask their users to login to Windows Store for Business and install the applications which are required for day to day operation
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Me with Mr. Pete Brown (Principal Program Manager,Microsoft) and Mr. Shen Chauhan (Senior Program Manager-Developer Experience and Evangelism,Microsoft)

Mr. Pete Brown (Principal Program Manager at Microsoft) delivered the session on Windows 10 Opportunities and also about Microsoft Edge.
The next session was taken by Mr. Neil Hutson (Senior Director – Platform Evangelism at Microsoft Corp) in which he explained about Azure Services and Windows Office platform.
Next session was taken by Mr. Kirankumar Balijepalli (Senior Program Manager at Microsoft) in which he explained about Building apps on Universal Windows Platform.
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Me with Mr. Kirankumar Balijepalli (Senior Program Manager,Microsoft)

Mr. Shen Chauhan (Senior Program Manager – Developer Experience and Evangelism at Microsoft) was the captain of the event who demonstrated Microsoft Flight Simulator.
At the end of the event there was a short quiz organized by Microsoft. Winners got awesome Microsoft Devices
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QnA session

I personally enjoyed the complete event… Learned a lot from best Microsoft Technical Evangelists and Lead engineers from Microsoft Redmond #buildtour2015
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Firefox Student Ambassador of the Month- February

Firefox Student Ambassador of the Month

I got selected as Firefox Student Ambassador of the Month- February.

It feels really awesome to get recognized and to get featured on the official blog of Firefox Student Ambassador.

Thanks a lot Firefox for appreciation !!

Love Firefox.

https://blog.mozilla.org/studentambassadors/2015/03/05/fsa-firefox-club-of-the-month-february-2015/

Remix Hackathon

Remix Hackathon

Event Name: Remix Hackathon
Time: 09:00 am to 6:00 pm
Date:  21st Feb
Venue: VIIT, Pune
Hashtags: #viitremixhackathon   #firefoxstudents   #viitfirefoxclub

Me, Dr. Patil, Mr. Dyvik conducted sessions during the event on following topics:

  1. Web app development
  2. SUMO
  3. Web Maker
  4. Thimble
  5. Popcorn
  6. X-Ray Goggles
  7. App Maker
  8. Localization
  9. Firefox OS
  10. Bugzilla

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This event created an open platform for Technical and Non-technical attendees to state that anything that is modified on web is called a “HACK”

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I conducted session on “how to develop web apps”. Where I introduced about what are web apps, different ways to develop web apps. After the session attendees made some awesome apps.

In this Hackathon we taught about contributing to localization, Webmaker, App development, testing and many more ways to contribute to Mozilla.

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Next session was conducted by Qaidjohar Jawadwala where he gave small introduction about Mozilla, introduction about Remix Hackathon event.

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In the end I gave a talk about Mozilla Stumbler in which I demonstrated the working of Mozilla Stumbler, various features of the Mozilla Stumbler App and how to contribute to it.

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MozMaker Event

MozMaker Event

Event name : MozMaker

Event Date : 12 February

Venue : Bharati Vidyapeeth Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Technology

Objective of the event :

  1. Introduction to web application development with hands-on
  2. Introduction to Firefox, which is more than just a browser
  3. FirefoxOS and its architecture
  4. Introduction to Firefox “HELLO”
  5. Hands-on experience on how to make apps using AppMaker.
  6. Empower and encourage Women to contribute to Mozilla  #WoMoz

Today I conducted a MozMaker event at Bharati Vidyapeeth Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Technology  for 150+ women attendees #WoMoz   #MozMaker

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The first session was on Introduction to web application development with hands-on demo. In this session I gave a talk on what are web apps, different ways to develop web apps, front-end frameworks required, etc.

In the next session “Firefox: just than a browser” I introduced attendees about Firefox, which is more than just a browser. In this session different products and capabilities of Firefox browser was explained. Then the next session was on FirefoxOS , which is recently launched in India. I explained about the architecture of FirefoxOS, advantages of FirefoxOS, FirefoxOS phones,etc.

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In the next session attendees were introduced to “Firefox HELLO” which is the new product of Firefox for Video chat without any sign up… Attendees were astonished after knowing the features of “Firefox Hello”.

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In the third session attendees were introduced to Webmaker. Attendees got hands-on experience on how to make apps using AppMaker. Detailed explanation on how to make applications was given to attendees with demonstration.

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At the end of the session there was a quiz competition conducted which was based on Firefox products, FirefoxOS,etc. Winners were given awesome Firefox Swags !!

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It was a great event…The crowd was enthusiastic. Overall an amazing experience.

Featured in Firefox “HELLO”

Firefox Hello

Thank you Mozilla Firefox for featuring me in promo video of ‘Firefox Hello’.

Find me at 0:14

Here comes ‘Firefox Hello’, a communication technology built directly in browser !!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEPq4xFGzG0#t=23

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Meet Firefox Hello, the easiest way to connect for free over video with anyone, anywhere.

Get to Know Hello:

Want to reconnect with friends around the world? Celebrate a birthday when you can’t be there in person? Learn more about Firefox Hello and see for yourself how easy it is to have a free video conversation with anyone, anywhere, right from your browser.

My apps on Firefox Maketplace

I have developed a Mobile and Web Application named  Health Tracker which tells number of calorie’s burned, gives you fitness tips, weight loss tips and low calorie food. This app is launched on Firefox Marketplace on September 21

It is available for free download on Web, Tablet, FirefoxOS phones and Android.

This app have more than 500 downloads

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Download Link: https://marketplace.firefox.com/app/health-tracker/

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My Another application is Easy Text to Speech  which is intended to assist deaf and hearing impaired people is available on Firefox Marketplace.
Application supports 42 languages. Build to help the Society.

This app have 1k+ downloads within a week.

This app got launched on Firefox Marketplace on January 3

It is available for free download on Web, Tablet, FirefoxOS phones and Android.

This app have more than 24k+ downloads

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Download Link: https://marketplace.firefox.com/app/easy-text-to-speech-1/

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FirefoxOS App Contribution Event

Event Name: FirefoxOS APP Contribution- Test, Review and Develop apps on Tarako   Devices
Date: 24 January
Time: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Hashtag:  #apphackingpune

Event attendees were Computer Engineering students of VIIT. More that 25 students attended the event.

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In the first session I introduced attendees about how to develop web apps. After which I introduced attendees about Appmaker tools. This was a hands-on event where attendees made various App’s. In addition, we taught the attendees how to download and test apps. Attendees wereasked to give Ranking, Reviews and test different apps which are available on Firefox Marketplace.
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We had Aniket Deshpande in our college to speak about Localization(L10n). He explained about contributing to Localization, Mozilla projects that required localization, mozilla localization community.
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Objective of Event :
  1. Web app development (by me)
  2. AppMaker Introduction and Demonstration (by me)
  3. Test, Rate and Review apps on the Firefox Marketplace (by Siddhartha Rao and Kailas Patil Sir)
  4. Importance of Localization (by Aniket Deshpande)
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Event outcome :
  1. Total 61 apps were downloaded and tested by event participants during the event. They also reviewed apps on Firefox Marketplace for the apps they tested.
  2. Participants developed various Apps using AppMaker.
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In the end, we clicked photos, and concluded with a Q&A session.
Overall it was a great event !!