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Live Blog – Microsoft Student Champs Monthly Meeting-December 2013

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Student Champ Programme recognizes top young minds from around the country who are passionate about technology. It’s once in a lifetime opportunity to develop real world skills to help you succeed in your future career, to help others learn technology and to connect with other likeminded students, all while having a ton of fun along the way! Also build relationships with industry professionals while you are studying.

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From Press From Press Dec 13, 20136:41 pm

That’s the end of this event. Crowd is getting out quickly ASAP since the food is ready.

Catch you guys some other times. diGIT team signing off.

Good evening.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20136:36 pm

Twitterhollic of the MS Champs December Meetup is being given away the gifts now. Brain teaser winner will be revealed now. He is getting a gift as well.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20136:33 pm

Rohana shares this link with us and concludes quick since we are running out of time.

http://www.twilio.com/docs/api/rest/applications

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20136:30 pm

These are Languages supported by REST APIs.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20136:27 pm

Rohana shares this image with us.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20136:25 pm

Hyphens should be used in URI (Universal Resource Identifier ) to improve readability. Use lower case letters and underscores are not preferred as well. Rohana gives some URL/URI adivice.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20136:21 pm

REST API designs are implicit in the HTTP standard.

URLs are cheap. Use them. – Rohana

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20136:14 pm

Representational State Transfer stands for REST in REST API.

Hypermedia UI
Independent
Uniform UI – are some it attributes.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20136:10 pm

Rohana shares this video with us before he proceeds any further. Enjoy.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20136:08 pm

Manoj concludes with that note. No questions are asked.

We have our Final presentation by Rohana Amarakoon who will be sharing his thoughts on “Rest APIs”.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20136:03 pm

SignalR should be used for real time updates. not only to create Chat apps. – Manoj

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20135:57 pm

Manoj is done with the demo, i guess. He just finished showing us a a small demo on using this package on multiple clients.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20135:53 pm

Back with another small demo. Have faith, we will be back.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20135:48 pm

Manoj now talks about the Components of SignalR. Components such as Silverlight, Js and C++. Hots -> ASP.Net and OWIN. Backplanes -> SQL, Redis an Service Bus.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20135:32 pm

Apparently this seems like a long demo. Stay tuned with us.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20135:21 pm

Manoj will be showing us a small demo on creating a small Chat App with SignalR. He have pre-installed all the required packages.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20135:18 pm

Manoj shares this link with us which might be useful to the interested parties. https://github.com/SignalR/

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20135:17 pm

SignalR is a tool .Net team members came up with to update real time contents.

These are the fallbacks of SignalR.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20135:11 pm

Manoj Fenando will deliver the 1st student presentation and will talk on “Incredibly Simple Real Time Web for .Net”.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20135:07 pm

With that note, Prabath concludes, since no questions were asked.
A token off appreciation is being given away to Prabath.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20135:03 pm

Prabath talks about his journey with SharePoint 2007.

There is no proper plan to learn something. Interest, time and dedication are the only thing which will get you there. – Prabath

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20134:55 pm

This link might get you some info and intel on SharePoint you are looking for.
http://www.matthewjbailey.com/ – Prabath

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20134:51 pm

MS Development tool allows you to access SharePoint and the crowd goes mad since they didn’t know it until now.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20134:47 pm

Prabath is sharing SharePoint certifications info with us right now. Link attached.

http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/sharepoint-certification.aspx

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20134:43 pm

If you have min of 2-3 years of experience in #SharePoint, you can earn 80,000$ annually in an foreign country. – Prabath

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20134:39 pm

Prabaths shares this slide with us which explains the other platforms which are used with SharPoint.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20134:33 pm

Nowadays you can’t say that you are an expert of this particular programming field. It is a vast field. – Prabath.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20134:27 pm

SharePoint is a Collaborative Platform, in which you can build Apps on it. It is also know as a Billion Dollar Product by Microsoft. – Prabath

Prabath shares this image as well.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20134:20 pm

Next speach will be done by Prabath Fonseka, Senior Architect at Pyxle. He will deliver on “Careers on SharePoint” .

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20134:18 pm

Harsha wishes the crowd for their future endeavors. He concludes. A token of appreciation is being given away to Harsha.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20134:15 pm

Sri Lankans are very adaptable. Same way I presume you guys might innovate. Change your mindset. – Harsha

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20134:12 pm

Innovating doesn’t mean innovating a Car. You can innovate a code, a UI or anything new. Have these kind of practices and have an open mind. – Harsha

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20134:09 pm

If Facebook stops and doesn’t innovate anymore, people will move to G+ or something else, vise versa. – Harsha

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20134:04 pm

Think out of the box. Be passionate about it so that you ca be innovative about it. Then you will learn more about it.

the innovation part is pretty lacking in Sri Lanka. – Harsha

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20134:01 pm

Most of the Lankans become success because they have a Local Market but not a Global Market.

Put the innovation hat first and then put the entrepreneur hat. – Harsha

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20133:59 pm

One of the problems Sri Lanka has is, it has more entrepreneurs. But not everyone of them are not successful. – Harsha

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20133:57 pm

Intel forgot to focus on innovating a Mobile Processor and they only have part about 5% in that market. And Samsung is the most innovative company he has seen, says Harsha.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20133:52 pm

Harsha now talks about perfectionists and also talks about how Apple came up with the design which we use with the latest iPhone.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20133:46 pm

We would like to be Globally Successfully, but no one can just beat companies like Google in one night. – Harsha

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20133:43 pm

Harsha talks about Global inventions and Local inventions. And says that they at CodeGen Globalize the Local Inventions.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20133:33 pm

We are quick to business, since lets start todays proceedings with our first speker.

Harsha Subasinghe, CEO of CodeGen enterprises will be our keynote speaker for today and he intends to speak on “invention”.

From Press From Press Dec 13, 20133:32 pm

Hi.

diGIT team is Live from the event Microsoft Student Champs, December Meetup.

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