Windows Phone Developer Workshop: Sydney Sept 24th and 25th, 2011

Windows Phone is a fresh exciting mobility platform and potentially a land of opportunity for killer apps! This hands-on centric developer workshop is designed to take your skills to the next level and help you explore more complex scenarios.

For Australian based mobile developers join the Microsoft Australian Windows Phone Developer Community for information on workshops, events, announcements and a token for free Windows Phone Marketplace sign up.

This workshop is fully booked out, we’re rerunning in Sydney on Oct 8/9, head here for more details.


From: Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 09:00:00
To: Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 17:00:00

Where: Cliftons, 190-200 George Street, Sydney Location Details

Cost: Free

Workshop Style

The workshop will be predominantly hands-on with a short talk introducing each topic.  You will also have the opportunity to review you own projects with a team of experts over the course of the workshop.

Subject to timing, topics covered will include:-

  • Windows Phone Pivot and Panoramas
  • Navigation and Controls
  • Push Notifications
  • Launchers and Choosers
  • Application Lifecycle
  • Bing Maps
  • Multitasking
  • Phone Capabilities
  • Local Database with SQL SE
  • Fast Application Switching
  • XNA Games development
  • Symbian/QT Development overview


Workshop setup

PCs will be provided per student configured with the developer tools.

If you wish to use your own laptop then it needs to be a developer class laptop with the Windows Phone SDK 7.1RC installed and the following hands on labs installed:-



Lunches are sponsored by Nokia.



  • Brendan Forster (@shiftkey)
  • Ducas Francis (@ducas)
  • Luke Drumm
  • Nick Randolph (@btroam)
Comments (1)

  1. Hi Dave,

    Sydney workshop is on Sep 24th,25th OR October 8th, 9th??

    It looks like copy/paste typo.

    Thanks, B

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