DevCon 2013 will host the “Coding Night” hackathon


    Dear software developers and developers!

    On behalf of the DevCon 2013 conference team, I am pleased to announce the holding of the “ Coding Night ” hackathon with lecture and practical parts at the conference .

    As part of the evening program DevCon 2013, participants will have the opportunity to join other developers and devote evening and night time to implementing ideas and developing applications for Windows 8.

    The coding night hackathon will be held from 21-00 pm to 03-00 on the first day of the conference .

    Hackathon target

    We hold a hackathon for those conference participants who like to program and will be ready to realize their ideas right on the site in the company of friends and like-minded people. Participation in the hackathon will allow participants to try in practice all those interesting things that will be discussed on the first day of the conference.

    Lecturers and presenters of Hackathon

    Sergey Pugachev


    Software Development Expert. He is the author of books on developing applications for Windows Phone and Windows 8, which can be downloaded free of charge at:

    He has made presentations at numerous conferences, including DevCon, TechEd Russia, Patterns & Practices Summit and etc. In 2009-2012, he was Microsoft MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional). Currently, he is engaged in the development of software solutions, as well as in collaboration with developers in the Russian representative office of Microsoft.

    Denis Pasechnik


    An expert on project management and building quality assurance systems as part of a full software development cycle, Microsoft

    An active supporter of Agile product methodologies with an emphasis on instrumental support from Microsoft, primarily Visual Studio, TFS, Project Server. He has been working in the IT field since 1996. Certified IPMA Level (B) project manager, IPMA Assessor certified. Has Microsoft certification (MCSD, MCDBA, MCT, MSFP).

    Since 2003, he has been a member of the Microsoft Regional Director program, and since 2007 MVP, specializing in the Visual Studio Team System. Since 2010 he has been working at Microsoft.

    Stas Pavlov


    Software Technology Expert. He has been working in the field of information technology for more than 11 years. He started as a database developer, then was engaged in client and web development technologies. The last few years have been actively working with embedded and mobile solutions. He is the author of several books on embedded Microsoft operating systems.

    Hackathon “Coding Night”

    The hackathon will be held on the first day of the DevCon 2013 conference in the evening from 21-00 pm to 03-00 at night.

    The hackathon will be divided into two parallel rooms: lecture and practical. Lectures will be held in the lecture hall on application development, development methods and application of development tools.

    In the practical room, any conference participant will have the opportunity to participate in the implementation of their ideas and the development of Windows 8 applications. Experts, presenters and lecturers of the hackathon will help in the development and implementation of ideas.

    All participants of the hackathon will receive special insignia - “achievements”.

    About DevCon 2013

    The DevCon conference has been held for several years and has already managed to fall in love with Russian developers and guests from other countries. The key feature of this series of conferences is its suburban format, the venue is carefully selected from the best resorts in the Moscow Region. At the same time, all participants of the conference call in a country house of rest and live in it for two days of the conference, receiving all the pleasant advantages of these places.

    The key themes of DevCon 2013 will be the following:

    • Modern client applications
    • Mobile development
    • Cloud computing
    • Software Development and Lifecycle Management Tools
    • Development Technologies and Programming Languages
    • Development, monetization and promotion of applications for application stores
    • Microsoft Modern Design
    • Corporate development, data processing

    In addition, conference participants will have unique access to various learning activities outside the main program:

    You can read more about the DevCon 2013 conference in this announcement or on the official website .

    Registration for the conference is already open ! Tickets are on sale fast. Hurry to take your places!

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