On June 8th 2010, Microsoft Egypt announced the launch of Visual Studio 2010 through a big event host at Grand Hayat Hotel in Cairo.
Event started with keynote speech by Ayman Abdel-Latif - Microsoft Egypt General Manager who demonstrated how VS 2010 increases the developer's productivity and how it will help in cloud services development.
Then Sherif Abbas – DPE Lead went into details about Microsoft Cloud offerings for Microsoft different platforms.
After quick break sessions started with demonstrating Web and Cloud development tools in Visual Studio 2010 by Mohamed Wahbi – Visual Studio Marketing Manager and Mohamed Nar Architect Evangelist.
Mohamed Samy – Architect, he demonstrated in the second session the testing tools in Visual Studio 2010. Followed by him Cairo Microsoft Innovation Center (CMIC) team presented their AMAZING research projects around Language translations, Bing Search engine optimizations for Arabic region and Video processing projects.
Finally I was handed the mic. and presented Visual Studio 2010 powerful tools for SharePoint 2010 development through a series of demos about Visual web parts, Business Connectivity services, Silverlight development for SharePoint and Office development.
It was great day I enjoyed meeting a lot of developers and presenting the power of SharePoint 2010 development on the VS 2010
Some event photos