Tech Out | The Tools to Build Great Apps on Windows 8

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Finally, the Tech Out, we have all been waiting for!  In this Tech Out series, we're covering end-to-end development on Windows 8!

The day will be jam packed with lots of fun give-aways, delicious snacks, fantastic sessions, and a workshop in the afternoon for you to try out what you've learnt and win more prizes!

Here is the rundown for the day:

10:00-10:30

Registration

10:30-10:50

Keynote

Why is Microsoft so excited about Windows 8?  Come and hear the developer perspective.

10:50-11:00

Break

11:00-12:00

A Tour Around Windows 8, Visual Studio 11 and How to Install

In this session Zubair will walk through all the latest features for Windows 8, including the new Metro style, Charms, the App Bar and more.  He’ll also give you a peak into Visual Studio 11, demo a Metro app, and install Windows 8 with PowerShell on VHD.

12:00-13:00

Getting Started on Windows 8 Development

In this session Rodelf will show you how to create your very first Windows 8 app from A-Z!  Come and watch the process end-to-end and get your questions answered!

13:00-14:00

Lunch

14:00-16:00

Windows 8 App Workshop

Apply what you’ve learnt to build your very own Windows 8 app!  Make sure you’ve downloaded the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and the Visual Studio 11 Beta Tools in advance

16:00-16:30

App Presentations and Winner Announcement

You know the drill, present your developed app or app concept and win an exciting prize!

16:30

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