Join us at The Edge for a Windows 8 developer workshop as part of the National Telework Week celebrations! A full day free session is a great opportunity to get stuck into developing a great app, let your creativity run loose & tap into the marketplace of millions of Windows users worldwide!
In this workshop Bronwen will introduce you to the world of Windows 8 RT apps. The workshop is intended to give you a kick-start when it comes to planning and building your app on Windows 8.
The day will be divided into sections based on a concept which will contain a presentation giving an overview of the area, Hands-On-Labs related to the section, and workbook activities for participants to plan out parts of their app.
The day will cover a range of topics including – orientation, navigation, hierarchy of an application, search, share, app bars and live tiles.
Participants should bring a pen and a laptop with the following software already installed:
– Windows 8
– Visual Studio 2012 (full or express) – Trials can be downloaded from http://www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/eng/downloads#d-2012-editions.
If downloading express make sure you download the “for Windows 8” version.
– Copy of the following
Hands On Labs: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/apps/jj674832.aspx.
– Calisto – available as a NuGet package
When: 10am- 5pm November 14th 2012
Where: The Edge, State Library of Queensland, Southbank