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  • This two-day course is specially tailored for developers looking to leverage C#/XAML to build cool apps and games for Windows Phone 8. Clearly, this platform is another leap forward in Microsoft’s overall mobile strategy and the developer community has taken notice. Now is the time to embrace your opportunity and start building Windows Phone apps.

    This fast-paced, demo-rich online course features Andy Wigley, one of the most sought-after mobile app developers on the planet. If you’re a developer or architect who needs to move beyond the hype and come face-to-face with what’s real, you will love this experience.

    Date: November 28-29, 2012
    Time: 7:00am – 5:00pm PST
    Cost: FREE!
    Target Audience: Application Developers who want a fast-paced, real-world understanding of how to leverage C# and XAML to build apps for Windows Phone 8
    Registration: http://aka.ms/WP8-Apps-JS

    COURSE OUTLINE

    Day 1:
    • Module 1a: Introducing Windows Phone 8 Development | P1
    • Module 1b: Introducing Windows Phone 8 Development | P2
    • Module 2: Designing Windows Phone 8 Apps
    • Module 3: Building Windows Phone 8 Apps
    • Module 4: Files and Storage on Windows Phone 8
    -- MEAL BREAK --
    • Module 05: Windows Phone 8 Application Lifecycle
    • Module 06: Background Agents
    • Module 07: Tiles and Lock Screen Notifications
    • Module 08: Push Notifications
    • Module 09: Using Phone Resources in Windows Phone 8

    Day 2:
    • Module 10: App to App Communication in Windows Phone 8
    • Module 11: Network Communication in Windows Phone 8
    • Module 12: Proximity Sensors and Bluetooth in Windows Phone 8
    • Module 13: Speech Input in Windows Phone 8
    • Module 14: Maps and Location in Windows Phone 8
    • Module 15: Wallet Support, In-App Purchasing in Windows Phone 8
    -- Meal Break --
    • Module 16: The Windows Phone Store
    • Module 17: Enterprise Application Publishing and Distribution in Windows Phone 8
    • Module 18: Windows Phone 8 and Cross Platform App Development
    • Module 19: Introduction to C++ Games Development
    • Module 20: Windows Phone Team Q&A


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    Jeff Wharton
    MSysDev (C.Sturt), MDbDsgnMgt (C.Sturt), MCT, MCPD, MCSD, MCITP, MCDBA
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    Monday, November 19, 2012 10:00 PM