Author news: Sign up for Mango Jump Start August 23-24

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Dates: August 23-24, 2011
Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm PST
Duration: 8 hours/day, including hour lunch break

Join the Mango Momentum in the App Hub | Mango is an important leap forward in Microsoft’s overall mobile strategy and the developer community has taken notice. Now is the time to embrace the “tile-and-app” UI and reap the rewards Mango provides your development team and user community. This fast-paced, demo-rich online course features Rob Miles and Andy Wigley, two of the most sought-after Microsoft mobile development MVPs on the planet.

Rob Miles | Microsoft MVP & Lecturer | University of Hull, UK

Rob teaches and lectures globally on Programming, Software Engineering, and Embedded Development. He has authored several Microsoft Press books on XNA, C# and the .NET Framework. Rob started working with XNA before it was released and became a fan of Windows Phone 7 when he discovered he could run his XNA and Silverlight programs on it. He writes a regular blog on programming and other forms of wit at and can be found on Twitter @RobMiles.

Andy Wigley | Microsoft MVP
| Appa Mundi
Andy is co-founder of UK-based mobile consultancy firm, Appa Mundi. He is co-author of a number of Microsoft Press books (including the Mobile Development Handbook and the .NET Compact Framework Core Reference) and is a regular speaker at major conferences such as Tech Ed. He lives in the mountains of Snowdonia, North Wales where a strong mobile phone signal is a total luxury which has helped him to hone his skills developing offline mobile apps. You can read his blog at

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