Monday 19th May, 2014
9:30am to 5:30pm
For Windows developers, Windows Store apps are the future. This compelling new model can be used to write apps that run on desktops, tablets, and devices with other form factors.
In this pre-conference seminar, learn the essentials of writing Windows Store apps in XAML and C#, including how to craft modern UIs, how to build great touch interfaces, how to make your app come alive with live tiles and background tasks, how to integrate with the charms bar by implementing contracts, and a whole lot more.
One of the co-founders of consulting and education firm Wintellect
Jeff makes his living writing apps for Microsoft platforms, and teaching others how to do the same. With expertise in HTML5, Windows 8, and Windows Phone, he travels the world enlightening audiences about tools and techniques for creating rich apps. A former engineer who discovered after college that there’s more to life than computing loads on mounting brackets, today Jeff’s passion is for mobile development and the Microsoft XAML stack. He works closely with Microsoft product teams in Redmond to track the latest advances in these technologies. He has written nine books and hundreds of magazine articles, is a prolific blogger, and speaks at various conferences and community events around the world, including Microsoft TechEd and DevWeek. He is a long-standing Microsoft MVP.
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