" rel="stylesheet">
Skip Main Navigation
Page Content
This event has ended

Ottawa Windows 8 Camp

Ottawa IT Community

Saturday, May 26, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Ticket Information

Type Remaining End Quantity
Regular Free Admission
Full day event including Microsoft-sponsored lunch
28 Tickets Ended Free  

Share Ottawa Windows 8 Camp

Event Details

Why attend a Windows 8 Camp?

Be part of the Microsoft-sponsored Windows 8 Camp in Ottawa, a full-day event with both technical sessions that dive into the platform for building Windows 8 Metro-style apps and a mid-day installfest giving you (if you wish) time and assistance with installing Windows 8 Customer Preview on your own machine.  Susan Ibach of Microsoft Canada, Colin Melia (Microsoft Regional Director and awarded Microsoft MVP),  Islam Gomaa (awarded Microsoft MVP) and Rogan Ferguson (Microsoft Student Partner) are coming to demonstrate how to use new features in Windows 8 Metro style apps to your advantage. You will learn how the developer platform supports C#, C++, XAML , HTML and JavaScript and how to monetize and distribute your app.



09:00 Registration

09:30 The Windows 8 Platform for Metro style apps

10:15 The Developer Opportunity: Introducing the Windows Store

11:00 InstallFest

12:00 Lunch (free for registered attendees - sponsored by Microsoft)

12:45 Everything Web Developers Must Know to Build Metro Style Apps

13:30 Break

13:45 Building Metro style apps with XAML

14:45 Break

15:00 Integrating with Windows 8 experiences

15:45 End


Free Parking

Attendees may park for free on Saturday in the Red/Green/Orange parking lots.


What do I need to bring?

If you'd like to install Windows 8 Customer Preview on your machine during the event (which is NOT required to participate), then you will need: 


Any device capable of running Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Visual Studio Express

We recommend that you install the necessary software prior to the event. If it is not already installed, you will need a partition with ~30 GB of free space to install the bits.


Windows 8 Consumer Preview  (32/64-bit versions available at the event)

Visual Studio 11 Beta  (Express version available at the event)

Download the Windows 8 SDK Samples




Have questions about Ottawa Windows 8 Camp? Contact Ottawa IT Community

When & Where

Algonquin College - Room T117
1385 Woodroffe Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K2G 1V8

Saturday, May 26, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

  Add to my calendar


Ottawa IT Community

Ottawa .NET Community

Ottawa Windows Server User Group

Ottawa SQL.net

  Contact the Organizer
Ottawa Windows 8 Camp
Ottawa Events Other Other

Interested in hosting your own event?

Join millions of people on Eventbrite.

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.