Posted by: kurtsh | July 10, 2012

TRAINING: Windows 8 Hackathon – Los Angeles, Sept 15th

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

Our Hackathon is an open Windows 8 code fest, where you’ll put what you know into practice and be eligible to win some great prizes! Code to your heart’s content, with Windows 8 experts available to guide you through every step of the process. It’s the perfect opportunity to get your dream application underway, or to finish that app you’ve already started.

This full-day event will be filled with coding, sharing, plenty of food, and perhaps the occasional Lightning Talk on topics determined by your apps and questions. Bring your PCs installed with Windows 8 Release Preview, your apps and your cool ideas and get ready to create!

Hackathon Agenda:

  • 8:30 AM – Registration
  • 9:00 AM – Welcome and Logistics
  • 9:15 AM – The Hacking Begins
    Coding, answers, instruction, and advice
  • 12:00 PM – Lunch
  • 12:30 PM – The Hacking Continues
    Coding, answers, instruction, and advice
  • 6:00 PM – Dinner
  • 7:00 PM – AppX
    Show off your app and see what everyone else has been coding. Whether your app is completed or is still in development, show it off! The winning apps will receive great prizes.
  • 8:30 PM – Prizes and Wrap-Up

*Agenda is subject to change.

Register today and join us for this fantastic (and free) developer opportunity.
Join us for our Windows 8 DevCamp too! www.msdnevents.com/windows for dates and locations!

Windows 8 Hackathon
Event ID: 1032516492
Microsoft LA Office (Downtown)
MPR 1 & 2
333 South Grand Ave, Suite 3300
Los Angeles California 90071
United States

Register by Phone: 1-877-MSEVENT (9AM-7PM EST M-F)

Register by Web: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032516492&Culture=en-US

Meal: Yes
Language(s): English.
Product(s): Windows 8.
Audience(s): Pro Dev/Programmer.

Starts: Saturday, September 15, 2012 9:00 AM
Ends: Saturday, September 15, 2012 9:00 PM
Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Welcome Time: 8:30 AM


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