I’m Shamlia Shukkur – a software developer based in Dubai, currently working with the Developer Platform Evangelism (DPE) Team at Microsoft.
I design and develop apps for Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Kinect. I also organize breadth activities among developers and communities to improve the impact of W8 and WP8 Developer Platforms – Run specific training and supporting programs to enhance the design and the user experience of the apps to become real top apps for both platforms (Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8). Support partners and ISV and strategic customers on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 development support for top Apps development – Engage with top app customers and partners to provide technical input, assistance and reduce technical barriers to app development on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. Support total apps on Store in the local region – Drive for high quality apps and usage of unique platform elements. Research on the local Windows Store and WP Store to find the needs in terms of Apps for W8 and WP8 customers and support/promote development of these Windows Store and Windows Phone Applications.
Skills/Expertise: C#, XAML, Kinect Apps (WPF), Windows Phone Apps, Windows Store Apps, Azure