Author news: Charles Petzold presenting on Windows Phone 7

Greetings. Charles Petzold, whose upcoming Programming Windows Phone 7 will be available as a free download at the end of October, will be presenting in New York in October. The presentation’s title is “Multitasking on Windows Phone 7.”

You must register at to be admitted to the building and attend.

“Multitasking on Windows Phone 7”
They say that Windows Phone 7 can't multitask. They're wrong. Join Charles Petzold for a programmer's perspective on the multitasking features of Windows Phone 7, including tombstoning, asynchronous operations, and push notifications.

Charles says this on his blog:

“’Multitasking on Windows Phone 7’: That's the (somewhat provocative) title of a presentation I'll be delivering at the NYC .NET Developers Group on October 21, 2010…. This is the only public presentation on Windows Phone 7 currently on my schedule, and I plan to make the most of it.”

Charles Petzold is a New York City based freelance writer who has been writing about Microsoft operating systems since 1984. His latest book, Programming Windows Phone 7, will be available in October.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Reception 6:00 PM , Program 6:15 PM

Microsoft , 1290 Avenue of the Americas (the AXA building - bet. 51st/52nd Sts.) , 6th floor

B/D/F/V to 47th-50th Sts./Rockefeller Ctr
1 to 50th St./Bway
N/R/W to 49th St./7th Ave.

In the meantime, make sure to download the preview version of Charles’s upcoming book. It contains 11 chapters in DRAFT form.

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