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Mark Smith

Training & Curriculum Director at Microsoft

About Me

Mark Smith has been crafting software for more than 20 years. He spent many years working on distributed systems with C/C++ and COM, and moved to .NET when Microsoft shipped the first preview at the PDC in 2000. He has extensive experience training and consulting for large companies having worked for over a decade with Developmentor as an author and instructor and with Wintellect as a performance and architecture consultant, as well as running his own software company julmar.com. Today, Mark focuses on mobile development with Xamarin tools and on building and designing curriculum for Xamarin University. He also is the project coordinator for several open-source bioinformatic tools used by researchers to study and visualize biological sequences. Mark is a Microsoft MVP and conference / user group speaker. Specializations: Everything Xamarin, XAML based technologies (WPF/SL, WP8, Windows Store), .NET parallel programming, large-scale data visualization

Courses and Programs taught by Mark Smith