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Live Blog Post- Microsoft Student Champs Meetup September 2013.

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digit.lk is here to provide video coverage and live blogcoverage as well.

More info on this is available here.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20135:44 pm

That’s it peeps. This is the digit.lk team signing off from the event.

Good Night.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20135:43 pm

Everyone is being called up to the stage to have a huge group photo.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20135:41 pm

Mr. Dushanta departs. Mr. Vineeta Rajapakshe wins the Twitterholic of the month.

A question is about to be asked from the audience regarding todays speeches where the correct answer would win a 8 GB Flash drive. And two individuals win them at the first go.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20135:35 pm

Mr. Dushantha is about to do a presentation/demo on Microsoft Windows Desktop App “PhotoSynth”

You can download it here http://www.photosynth.net/

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20135:31 pm

Miss. Vineeta Jayaweera wins the contest and Mr. Naresh will present the award now to her.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20135:29 pm

After a series of demos on various kind of Applications that he have worked on, Mr. Isham departs.

Now Mr. Rohana will present a token of appreciation to Mr. isham.

Now the Winner of the BrainTeaser contest will be announced by Mr. Rohana.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20135:27 pm

He is now about to present a demo about the App that he created for our site, digit.lk . Which is available in the Windows 8 Market to download for free.

Which you can download from here –>

http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/en-us/app/digit-it-magazine-app/452ca4f3-a12d-491c-b643-e93fed92d79d

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20135:13 pm

He asks ” How many of you’ve used the native TTS app on Windows 8?” from the audience.

For which he answers, there is no native TTS feature on Windows 8.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20135:05 pm

He successfully demonstrated creating a calculator App.

Now he is about to demonstrate creating a Currency converter app.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20134:58 pm

Mr. Isham is going on with his Tutorial on some basic component codes for Windows 8 App development.

He also shows some debugging methods which will make some of the developers work easy.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20134:49 pm

Isham M Iqbal,Department of Computing & Information Systems, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka is about to talk on Developing Windows 8 and WP 8 apps using crucial Google APIs.

He shares his Social Media usernames in case anyone wants to have a chat with him to clear their doubts.

https://twitter.com/Isham_M_Iqbal

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20134:47 pm

A token of appreciation was awarded to Mr. Stefan as well.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20134:47 pm

He started meditating to focus more on his project, which helped him a lot , he says.

Neural Bridge; Singular Sense works using the brain as a sensor to detect warm or cool environments.

-Stefan.

He departs with an interesting video clip.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJN80qZQ1P8

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20134:40 pm

Stefans technical terms seem to be confusing and boring the crowd here.

Algorithms and Flow Charts are on the screen slide at the moment.

A meditating mind is easier to train and a crowded mind is almost impossible to to train. – Stefan.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20134:28 pm

He gets onto the next segment in his speech. Which is introducing his App/ Device, “Neural Bridge”.

He says he faked or hid some of the most stuff from his project proposal knowingly that his supervisor wont allow.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20134:26 pm

He says that, This video excited him.

I’m pretty sure it got excited everyone else here too.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20134:25 pm

He shows a raw data chart of his brain wave and amazes the crown as he emerges to the stage wearing s special headset.

And then he shares this video on the screen.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20134:20 pm

Stefan Udumalagala,Software Engineer at Zone24x7, Inc.,graduated from IIT, Will take the stage now. He will explain his winning App idea “Neural Bridge” to everyone.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20134:18 pm

Mr. Dinu Abeyasekara will offer a small token of appreciation to Mr. Hiran.

A brainteaser session will take place now.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20134:17 pm

With that note, wishing everyone all the best, Mr. Hiran departs.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20134:15 pm

Whatever you do nowadays, always use the digital tools.

Find the opportunity. Microsoft is still yet to have a Huge app store such as Apple and Play store. He says his Microsoft Imagine Cup is an opportunity.

Our technology is improving rapidly fast. You’ve the platform.

- Hiran.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20134:12 pm

If it doesn’t have a business benefit, its not gonna sell, there is no point in creating something like that.

He shares some some information on his failures and he over came it.

-Hiran.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20134:07 pm

Always be ahead and see the future. Don’t wait for anything, somebody else might come up with a better technology. – Hiran.

He still goes on with sharing some inspirational talk.

He even gives some tips for Microsoft Imagine Cup.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20134:01 pm

“Without going against technology, you should embrace it. ” He says.

Each and very-ones strengths are different. Work on it. If you’re transparent, Its easier for you to go further.

-Hiran.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20133:58 pm

Apple Industry revolutionized the whole Mobile phone industry. No one would’ve thought there would be a phone without a single button on it. Except the home button.

He shares his take on Apple.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20133:54 pm

Mr. Hiran takes Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg for an example. That drive and that passion is waht counts.

“An idea actually doesn’t belong to you unless you deploy it”.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20133:51 pm

Even after man struggle, his father took this initiative even when many underestimated him.

- Mr. Hiran.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20133:47 pm

He speaks on his early career days. He states that His father Dr. Wickramasinghe started the company (1983) “Informatics”. He even says that his father brought the IT concept into Sri Lanka.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20133:45 pm

He’ll be conducting a special workshop for students on building WP8 Apps. “Building WP8 Apps for dummies” He cracks a joke as well.

He welcomes Mr. Hiran Wickramasinghe ,Managing Director of the Informatics Group to the stage to address the gathering.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20133:41 pm

A competition is coming up, and the Ambassador students cannot participate, he states.

Winner will be announced at the Infotel Exhibition and the Winners will be rewarded with A Nokia Lumia Device.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20133:39 pm

Mr. Wellington Perera declares the event, Open. He gives a piece of mind about the upcoming events in their community.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20133:28 pm

#MSChamps is the official hashtag for the event.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20133:26 pm

Registration process are going on, The event may take off in a few moments.

Basith Haroon From Press Sep 13, 20133:25 pm

Good Evening Guys.

Digit.lk team is here at the Microsoft Student Champs Meetup September 2013 to cover the event on a Live Blog as well as on Video.

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