Monthly Archives: October 2014

Microsoft Cloud DevCamp @ Reston VA

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Microsoft Cloud DevCamp @ Reston VA

Starts: Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:00 AM
Ends: Thursday, October 30, 2014 5:00 PM
Time zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Welcome Time: 8:30 AM
Venue: Microsoft Office, Reston
Address: 12012 Sunset Hills Road, Reston Virginia 20190, United States
Meal: Yes
Presenter(s): Shahed Chowdhuri.
Language(s): English.
Product(s): Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 and Windows Azure.
Audience(s): Pro Dev/Programmer.

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Kinect Therapy at Children’s National Medical Center

During the summer of 2014, Children’s National Health System in DC invited me and my colleague Amanda Lange to tour their Sheikh Zayed Institute’s Pain Medicine Care Complex. They have been making good use of Microsoft’s Kinect sensor to aid in physical therapy for their young patients.

We were greeted by Chelsea Kling, a coordinator for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The lobby was inviting with high ceilings and kid-friendly balloons of various colors.

At the Sheikh Zayed Institute’s Pain Medicine Care Complex, we were greeted by Christy Baxter (MSN, MHA, RN, CPN, BA) a Clinical Manager at the pain clinic. Christy gave us a quick overview of what they are currently doing at the clinic.

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Mobile Apps and the Cloud

I presented “Mobile Apps and the Cloud” at the University of Maryland at College Park on Tue Oct 14, 2014. The students at this event were all interns at Excella Consulting’s XC (Extension Center) on campus.

Here is the presentation tutorial, followed by photos from the event.


Photo Gallery of students enjoying my Kinect “Speech Bubbles” app, and showing off their prizes:

Universal Apps at NoVA Code Camp 2014

Recently, I presented Universal Apps at Nova Code Camp on Sat Oct 11, 2014. 

Northern Virginia Code Camp 2014

 Presentation Material

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GMU Game Development

I had the opportunity to present “Intro to Mobile Game Development” at George Mason University on Thursday October 9, 2014.

Here are the presentation slides from the event:

Shahed :)