Tuesday, October 30th: The New Era of Work: A new generation of apps begins here

A NEW GENERATION OF APPS BEGINS HERE. The biggest wave of innovation in Microsoft history is redefining the way apps are built. Join us for a free launch event, and you’ll see how the latest technologies and practices can help your developers build the next wave of apps for Windows 8 and the new Microsoft…

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Windows 8 Workshops at the Microsoft Store in Century City!

We are excited to be hosting a series of workshops in the Microsoft Stores in different cities. Please, join us for a Windows 8 Workshop which marks the next step in the evolution of the Modern UI design. Through the bold use of color, typography, and motion, Windows 8 App design style brings a fresh…

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Starting next week: Making Money Building HTML5 Apps for the Windows Store

  If you are a Web Developer, we want to show you how to make money with your Windows 8 app using the Windows Store. We’ll help you use the skills you already have to adopt the Windows look and feel, system integration and touch-enablement to create beautiful, cash-cow apps. This full day event offers…

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Using third-party frameworks/libraries when building your WinJS app

Thanks to Generation App, you’re well on your way to creating that great Windows Store app using JavaScript.  Maybe you’re working with an existing web app, and you’ve explored the Windows Library for JavaScript.  But what about integrating third-party frameworks/libraries? Perhaps you’ve noticed a trend of the single-page application (SPA) model and even built your…

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Scott Guthrie and Microsoft at Silicon Valley Code Camp October 6-7

Ready for the largest code camp in the country?  Scott Guthrie, VP Server & Tools will be delivering a 2-part Windows Cloud Walkthrough.  Windows Cloud Walkthrough with Microsoft’s Scott Guthrie, VP Server & Tools Here are some other sessions from Microsoft folks you should check out: Windows 8 Design & Development sessions with Jeremy Foster…

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Using the trial API in your WinJS game

*This article is also part of a 30-day series to help you launch your app.  For more information, visit Generation App and challenge yourself and take advantage of FREE support and resources to build your Windows Store app in 30 days. The trial API is a great way to allow users to try out your…

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Want to win great prizes? Windows 8 Online Hackathon starts in 3 days!

Have a great app idea but can’t make it to any in-person hackathons?  Well, you’re in luck!  My colleague, Matt Harrington, is running an online hackathon. What exactly is a hackathon? According to Wikipedia, “a hackathon (also known as a hack day, hackfest or codefest) is an event in which computer programmers and others in…

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Ready to dive into Windows 8? Hands-On Labs Online, created just for you!

That’s right, you, staring at the screen! Sign up for our upcoming Windows 8 Hands-on Lab Online (HOLO) events today! What is a HOLO event? This isn’t your typical IT class. It’s an online event where you listen to a live presentation and work on lab exercises. As you work on your labs, Microsoft experts…

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Windows 8 Camps resources! Download Windows 8 Camp in a Box! Build an app and win cool prizes (like $100,000)!

If you’re attending any of our upcoming Windows 8 Camps/Hackathons and Minicamps, here are some resources you may find helpful: Download the Windows 8 Release Preview and tools & SDK Download the Windows 8 Camp in a Box, Release Preview Edition for hands-on labs, presentations, samples, and resources. Watch your favorite evangelists talk about Windows 8…

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Windows 8 Mini Camps Irvine, Boulder, San Francisco, San Diego, Portland, & Santa Monica

Good things come in small packages.  That includes Windows 8 camps. Come join your favorite evangelist team for a half day of hacking with sprinkles of Windows 8 sessions and a general overview. If you are working on a Windows 8 app now, or are thinking about it, this is a great place to get…

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