About The Conference

.NET Dev Summit 2020 is a free virtual developer conference co-organized by the Bangalore DotNet UG (BDotNet), XHackers Xamarin community, XMonkeys360, and Microsoft. Come and Join us to learn about the latest and greatest of Microsoft Technologies directly from Microsoft folks, Microsoft MVPs, Industry experts, and Community rockstars.


  • 09:45 AM IST

    Welcome/Event Briefing

  • James

    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM IST

    What’s New & Next for Xamarin Developers

    By James Montemagno
    Join James Montemagno, Principal Lead PM for .NET Community, and he shows off the latest and greats for Xamarin developers. This includes great enhancements to the core platforms, cross-platform development with Xamarin.Forms, and awesome new tooling to be more productive than ever. He will then talk about the future with .NET MAUI and what this next evolution of Xamarin.Forms bring for developers and why he is so excited.
  • Break

    10:45 AM - 11:00 AM IST


  • Ravi

    11:00 AM - 11:45 AM IST

    Full Stack Web Development with .NET Blazor

    By S Ravi Kumar
    Today, nearly all browser-based apps are written in JavaScript but there’s no good reason to limit our industry to basically one language. Blazor is a new web UI framework from the ASP.NET team that aims to bring .NET applications into all browsers (including mobile) via WebAssembly. In this talk, Join Ravi (aka TechieRathore) where he talks about: 1) Confusion about choosing Web UI framework 2) What is Web Assembly, Blazor and How it works 3) Future of Web Assembly & Blazor 4) Creating Web & Desktop applications using Blazor along with a cool demo.
  • Renuka

    11:45 AM - 12.30 PM IST

    Building Real Time Web Apps using SignalR

    By Renuka Jataprolu
    In the world of connected apps, to analyze and process big missives of data received by various subsystems and to push real-time updates to connected clients is very essential. In this session, Renuka will demonstrate how SignalR creates an efficient collaboration and real-time communication between clients in on-premise and services in cloud which exchange real-time meter data in the utility industry.
  • Lunch

    12:30 PM - 01:15 PM IST


  • Nish

    01:15 PM - 02:00 PM IST

    Microservices in .NET

    By Nish Anil
    Join Nish Anil, Sr. Program Manager at Microsoft, as he walks you through Microservices development step-by-step and why you should care about building them. In this talk, you'll learn about building microservices, updates on Project Tye, and Visual Studio Tools for Docker and Kubernetes. We bet you don't want to miss this one.
  • Amresh

    02:00 PM - 02:45 PM IST

    Let us DAPR!

    By Amresh Krishnamurthy
    DAPR- Distributed Application Runtime is an event-driven, portable runtime for building microservices on cloud and edge. Join Amresh Krishnamurthy (Technical Architect at JCPenney India) where he will talk about the building blocks of DAPR and how DAPR enables us to solve some of the complexities in writing distributed cloud-native applications.
  • AMA

    02:45 PM - 03:30 PM IST

    Ask Me Anything with Experts/MVPs

    Get answers to your questions and connect with Microsoft engineers, MVPs, and community experts. We're here to help!
    • Amal Dev, Software Architect, Microsoft MVP
    • Mohit Chhabra, Software Engineer, Microsoft Azure MVP
  • Wrap Up

    03:30 PM - 03:45 PM IST

    Wrap up

Our Speakers


James Montemagno

Principal Lead PM for .NET Community, Microsoft


Nish Anil

Sr. Program Manager, Microsoft

S Ravi Kumar

S Ravi Kumar

Principal Architect/Founder (DotCoreTechies)


Amresh Krishnamurthy

Technical Architect, JCPenney India


Renuka Jataprolu

Principal Software Engineer, Itron Inc.


Amal Dev

Software Architect, Microsoft MVP


Mohit Chhabra

Software Engineer, Microsoft Azure MVP

Our Organizers


Swaminathan Vetri

Technical Architect, Maersk
Microsoft MVP


Durgesh Khandal

Solution Architect, Kimberly-Clark
.NET Foundation Member


Code of Conduct


Our User Groups (BDotNet, XHackers and XMonkeys360) are dedicated to providing a respectful, harassment-free community for everyone. We do not tolerate harassment or bullying of any community member in any form. To clarify expected behaviour in our communities we have adopted the Contributor Covenant, Code of Conduct version 2.0, available at https://www.contributor-covenant.org/version/2/0/code_of_conduct.html. While attending the event, you must follow this Code of Conduct. If you have any questions or feedback, please contact one of the organizers.

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