Windows 8 Dev Camp – Full Day of Hands-On Programming, B.Y.O. Laptop!


Windows 8 is the single biggest opportunity for developers EVER!  Come to a “Windows 8 Dev Camp” event to kick-start your Windows 8 development.
Windows 8 Dev Camp will allow you to get your questions answered!

This is a completely free event, and will start with demos and presentations, and end with hands on lab sessions. 


November 10, 2012


Microsoft Chevy Chase Office



Session I – Overview

-Metro Style Apps Overview -Developing Metro Style Apps -Working with Control -Implementing Navigation

Session II – Location and Data

-Working with Location -Data Binding -Roaming App Bar

Session III – Metro Principals

- Live Tiles & Toast -Contracts Full -Fill Snap and Portrait Views -Advertising

Session IV – Store and Monetization

-Publishing apps -Windows Store - Monetization

Required Software and Downloads
Please make sure to get the required software and downloads BEFORE coming to the event.

  • Windows 8 Operating System: Go to Windows 8 RTM to install the RTM version of Windows 8. MSDN subscribers will be able to download a fully licensed copy. Others will be able to download an evaluation version of the operating system. Note the evaluation version will expire and you cannot upgrade.
  • Visual Studio 2012: You can install either Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate or Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8. You can find links to download both tools at for Windows 8 is a free option. You can install an evaluation edition of Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate if you are a non-MSDN subscriber. MSDN Subscribers can install a licensed version of Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate.

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