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WOWZAPP 2012: Worldwide Hackathon for Windows -- Bern, Switzerland

WOWZAPP 2012 -- Bern, Switzerland

Friday, 9 November 2012 from 09:15 to 15:00 (CET)

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Hands-on Lab in Bern, in Collaboration with .NET User Group Bern and .NET User Group Zentralschweiz

Be part of the worldwide Microsoft WOWZAPP Hackathon for Windows, and win a Samsung ATIV Tab!



08:45 – 09:15     Registration

09:15 – 10:30     Introduction to the WOWZAPP Hackathon and Windows 8 Apps Overview

10:30 – 10:45     Break

10:45 – 14:45     Hands-on Lab “The Contoso Cookbook App”

12:15 – 13:15     Lunch

14:45 – 15:00     Draw of Samsung ATIV Tab


Part 1: MSDN TechTalk –Windows 8 Apps Overview
If you want to get up to speed with this important release, this overview session is for you. We will introduce you to Windows 8, explaining the peculiarities of the new development platform for applications and the coexistence with the current development technologies. At the same time you will learn how you can benefit from the biggest opportunity presented by the Windows Store. This session will be held in German.

Part 2: MSDN Hands-On-Lab – Learn all About Developing Windows 8 Apps
Then, after the break, if you want to learn more about developing Windows 8 apps, you will have the chance to build your first app on your own with the support of Microsoft employees, using the language and technology you prefer. You can choose between two versions of the same lab (manual only available in English): one based on HTML and JavaScript, the other one based on XAML and C#. The goal of the lab is to make you acquire the skills needed to write compelling and store-ready apps.

Please bring your own laptop/tablet with the following software pre-installed:

Windows 8 RTM

If you’re an MSDN subscriber, you can get Windows 8 RTM from MSDN Subscriber Downloads.
If you’re not an MSDN subscriber, you can download an evaluation version of Windows 8 RTM from Evaluation Center. Note this version will expire and you cannot upgrade.

Visual Studio 2012 RTM
Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 is your tool to build Windows 8 apps. It includes the Windows 8 SDK, Blend for Visual Studio, and project templates. You must first install Windows 8 RTM.
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When & Where

Hotel Ador
15 Laupenstrasse
3008 Berne

Friday, 9 November 2012 from 09:15 to 15:00 (CET)

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