Posted by: kurtsh | April 26, 2012

TRAINING: Microsoft Windows 8 Developer Camp–Los Angeles, May 16th

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Combining the broad reach of Windows, best-in-class developer tools, a reimagined user experience, support for new chipsets, and a built-in store with industry-leading business terms—Windows 8 is the largest developer opportunity, ever.

Join us for this free, full-day event designed to share all the knowledge you need to start building Metro-style applications for Windows 8—today. We’ll begin by showing you how to use Microsoft Visual Studio to code fast, fluid, immersive, and beautiful Metro-style applications in HTML5/JavaScript, XAML/C#, and C/C++. Your existing investments in these languages carry forward, making Windows a no-compromise platform for developers.

Whatever language you choose, your app gets deep integration with the Windows shell, including notifications, live tiles, deep links, and contracts with other apps. And now you can build once and support all Windows customers, no matter what type of PC they have—from tablets to laptops to convertibles to desktops.

We’ll cap the day off with an open, hands-on lab session. It’s the perfect opportunity to get your dream application under way, or finish that app you’ve already started—with Windows 8 experts available to guide you through every step. Bring your laptop or tablet to join in the fun, and show off your skills while getting started on developing your company’s first Metro application.

Prerequisites
Please bring a laptop or tablet and your personal identification. Also, we recommend you check out the Windows Dev Center, and download the Windows 8 Consumer Preview before you come so you can be prepared for the hands-on portion of the event.

Important: Windows 8 Consumer Preview requires a clean install. If you decide to go back to your previous operating system, you’ll need to reinstall it from the recovery or installation media that came with your PC, which is typically DVD media. If you don’t have recovery media, you might be able to create it from a recovery partition on your PC using software provided by your PC manufacturer. Check the support section of your PC manufacturer’s website for more information. After you installWindows 8, you won’t be able to use the recovery partition on your PC to go back to your previous version ofWindows.

Notes
This free event is brought to you by Microsoft; however, you are responsible for booking and funding your own travel and accommodations. Please note that there is limited space available for this event, so be sure to register early at a location near you

Registration opens at 8:30 A.M.
Event starts at 9:00 A.M.
Paid parking at this event will be available.

Seating is limited, so register today.

Location:
Microsoft Los Angeles
333 S Grand Ave
Suite 3300
Los Angeles, California 90071

Registration: Los Angeles, CA
http://www.microsoft.com/click/services/Redirect2.ashx?CR_CC=200099466&CR_EAC=300043006


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