Tim Heuer is a developer advocate for Microsoft working on Azure team focusing on enabling Xamarin and .NET developers being successful in the Microsoft cloud. Prior to this Tim worked on client UI developer platforms working on XAML in Windows and previously Silverlight. Before joining the XAML engineering teams, Tim worked with technical communities across the country helping to foster and build user communities focused on software developer technologies. Tim has worked with Microsoft developer tools and technologies since the early 1990s. Prior to joining Microsoft, he worked as a consultant for 12 years helping to implement technology solutions to enable success in businesses across various industries such as health care, construction, real estate, and electronic commerce to name a few. You can usually find him behind the keyboard trying to learn something new. You can find him online sharing his thoughts on technology at http://timheuer.com/blog/.