Developer Series: Building Windows Store Applications with Dr. “Z”

At this series of free, in-person developer events at Microsoft Store at Mall of America, you will learn how to build Windows Store applications focusing on healthcare, education and government/citizen with Dr. Z, Microsoft technical evangelist. In some future events, guest speakers will be invited to share their app development experience, including their effort of porting iOS and Andriod apps to Microsoft platform. While in the store, you will get a chance to explore the latest devices, technologies and applications from Microsoft and partners. Bring your computer and come on to join us to share the learning experience!

We will review the new Windows application platform on Windows 8 and discuss how to get started with building Windows Store applications from getting developer tools to setting up development environment to getting your first Windows 8 application up and running.

Registration is open and available here or

Dr. Zhiming Xue is a Microsoft technology evangelist with the DPE Public Sector team, focusing on Windows Azure cloud computing. During his tenure with Microsoft he has delivered presentations and keynotes including Windows 8, Windows Phone, SharePoint and ASP.NET. His blog is

Developer Resources

Windows: Windows 8 SDK, Sign up 30 to Launch

Cloud: Windows Azure SDK, 90-Day Free Trial

Phone: Windows Phone SDK

All-in-one Resource Kit: InfoKit

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