Join the Big Nerd Ranch and
Microsoft for this free, two-day training designed to jumpstart your Windows
Store app development.
You will learn the ins-and-outs of the Windows platform from iOS developers
who are now building Windows apps. Sessions will follow a low-key,
interactive format where iOS terms and concepts will be mapped to Windows
alternates. You will also get hands-on time to apply what you’ve learned.
What’s the agenda?
Times need to be finalized, but we’ll cover the following topics
in sessions that are 30 to 60 minutes long:
- Introduction to the
platform and the Windows Store
- Design differences
between iOS and Windows 8
- Tooling: Visual Studio
- C# for Objective-C
- Consuming web services
- Intro to building
Windows Store apps with XAML (controls, layout and styling)
- Advanced UI development
with XAML (data binding, templates, and collections)
- Contracts and
- Ask the Experts panel
- Process Lifecycle
Management and State Management
- Notifications and Live
- Bing Maps, SkyDrive,
and Microsoft Account integration
- C++ for Objective-C
- Reusing code with
do I register?
can register for the live stream here,
then just point your browser to Channel 9 or to our registration site on the
day of the event. You can also tune in
at the Verge to watch the live stream.
Any iOS developer will benefit from this training, but we will
focus more on those apps that are not games. For this event, there will be no
deep game/graphics coverage (no OpenGL ES to DirectX deep-dives).
your questions to email@example.com