My name is Pedro Lamas, I’m a Portuguese developer specialized in Microsoft Technologies, and this is my english blog for Windows and Windows Phone Development.

Back in the year 2000 I started working for a Portuguese company called LiveSolutions, mainly on a powered ERP solution.

About 8 years later, I decided it was time to move and after a few smaller work experiences, I finally landed at DevScope (probably the most specialized company for Microsoft Technologies you can find in Portugal), working as a Senior Software Engineer.

In late 2012, I moved to Bristol, UK where I started working for Nokia as a Senior Engineer.

In April 2014 with the acquisition of Nokia Devices and Services division by Microsoft, I became a Microsoft employee, still as a Senior Engineer on MixRadio.

By the end of 2014, I decided to move to London where I started working for Sky on the Sky Go Silverlight plugins and apps.

In September 2015 I wanted to start something new and exciting, so I took the leap to create my own company, Ample Roads, and go contracting, starting to work in Windows 10 development for Microsoft in their Reading HQ.

I’m a Microsoft Certified Professional, a Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer, and a Microsoft Windows Development MVP!

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