A three day marathon to achieve a goal to train and motivate the developers and students all over Pakistan to use and develop for windows phone 7.  Sixteen universties were trained in a live video conferencing session at HEC ( Higher Education Commision ) premises. By educating the new upcoming students who will be the engineers and pillars of IT industry in latest technologies, we are infact empowering our country and Microsoft.

Following are the universities involved:

Day 1:

  1. Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology
  2. Institute of Business Administration
  3. Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science and Technology
  4. Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University
  5. University of Balochistan


  1. Alama Iqbal Open University
  2. Air University Islamabad
  3. Fatima Jinnah Women University
  4. Frontier Women University Peshawar
  5. Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad
  6. Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi
  7. UET Taxila
  8. Abdul Wali khan

Day 3:

  1. Lahore Collage for Women University
  2. BZU
  3. Arid Agriculture University Faisalabad

It was a good session, at the end we made a small windows phone 7 app, learned the windows phone 7 architecture, its programming model, API’s and Tools involved, and finally the deployment process to market place. The more these sessions will be, the more  awareness will come in the new comers and students.