Shahed Chowdhuri


Shahed Chowdhuri is a Sr. Technical Evangelist for Microsoft and a public speaker in the DC Metro area. He focuses on app/game/web development, and Azure cloud training for startups, independent developers, enterprise developers and students. You can find him blogging at WakeUpAndCode.com and also on Twitter via @shahedC

Cross-platform web apps with ASP .NET Core

Saturday, March 24th, 2018 at 3:00 pm in

Whether you’re developing on PC, Mac or Linux, learn how you can use Visual Studio Code on your development platform of choice and deploy to the cloud with ease. Get busy with the full-featured Visual Studio for Windows or the all-new Visual Studio for Mac. Start your project on a Mac, add new developers on Windows and deploy to Linux on Microsoft Azure. Pick and choose one of many ways of developing cross-platform web apps with the all-new open-source ASP .NET Core 2.1!

Join Microsoft Sr. Technical Evangelist and CSE Engineer Shahed Chowdhuri in a fun and engaging session of web app development!

Cloud-Backed Mixed Reality

Saturday, March 24th, 2018 at 11:30 am in

In a modern world of cloud computing and virtual reality experiences, see how Mixed Reality from Microsoft intersects with the real world while connected to various cloud services in Azure. Learn you can get started with HoloLens and the all-new Windows Mixed Reality immersive headsets, while leveraging your reusable skills in C#, Visual Studio, Azure and Cognitive Services.

ASP.NET 5: Future of Web Apps

Saturday, October 10th, 2015 at 8:30 am in

As a .NET developer, you’re probably curious about what ASP.NET 5 (aka ASP.NET vNext) has in store for you. Join Shahed Chowdhuri in learning about how you can build web apps with ASP.NET 5, which is open-source and cross-platform across Windows, Mac OS and Linux operating systems.

Azure Mobile Services

Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 2:30 pm in

Wondering how you can take advantage of the cloud, and build for multiple platforms at the same time? Join Microsoft Technical Evangelist Shahed Chowdhuri and learn how you can leverage your existing skills and experience to build Universal Apps and connect them via Azure Mobile Services.

Introduction to Kinect 2 development (includes Speech Bubbles App demo)

Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 10:45 am in

Are your business visitors bored with static posters or looped videos that convey the same old message about your company? Find out how you can use the new Kinect v2 for Windows device to attract and delight your visitors with an interactive lobby display that delivers a message, while capturing your audience.

Intro to Construct2

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 pm in

Learn how to use Construct2 to make HTML5/JavaScript games for any modern web browser or smartphone/tablet platforms.

Game Development for Windows, Web, and Xbox

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 at 6:45 pm

Do you develop for Microsoft platforms and do you have an interest in game development? Learn about how you can build games for Windows, Web and Xbox platforms. Shahed Chowdhuri will talk about visual tools like Construct 2, programming with C++ and DirectX, and using your C# experience with Unity.