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Windows 8 Unleashed

5/11/2013 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

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Windows 8 Unleashed - Full Day of Hands-On Programming, B.Y.O. Laptop!

Windows 8 is the single biggest opportunity for developers EVER! Come to a “Windows 8 Unleashed” event to kick-start your Windows 8 development. “Windows 8 Unleashed” is a series of FREE events run by your local community friends and leaders, and are great whether you are an experienced .NET developer, or even if you are just getting started. We’ll spend the morning in lecture and hands on labs. Half way through, you’ll get a chance to take what you learned in the morning and compete in a hackathon with a chance to win some great prizes!

Required Software and Downloads

Please make sure to get the required software and downloads BEFORE coming to the event. You can find everything you need on the “Windows 8 Unleashed Installs” page.


Session I – Overview

·Metro Style Apps Overview

·Developing Metro Style Apps

·Working with Controls

·Implementing Navigation

Session II – Location and Data

·Working with Location

·Data Binding


·App Bar

Session III – Metro Principals

·Live Tiles & Toast


·Full, Fill Snap and Portrait Views


Build an App and Win Money and Prizes!

Our sponsors have stepped up with some awesome prizes. Not only do you get a ton of information for FREE, but you have an opportunity to win some awesome stuff! You can’t afford to miss this!

DAY-OF prizes will be awarded:

·1st Place: $300 Gift Card

·2nd Place: $200 Gift Card

·3rd Place: $50 Gift Card

CHANCE TO WIN: each attenddee that builds an appliaction can qualify to enter a monthly sweepstakes to win one of the following:

·$1,000 Visa Gift Card

· $500 Visa Gift Card

· $250 Visa Gift Card

Learn More: Windows 8 Unleashed

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