The Uganda .NET usergroup meetings are progressing naturally from ALM to specialised skills in Windows 8 development in October. You may have been wondering what features you can take advantage of as a developer. This is an opportunity for you to learn and apply the skills on your innovative ideas and develop Windows 8 applications. You will also see how you can have your applications on Windows Store and put money into your pocket.

Some of the topics will include

  • XAML
  • Data binding
  • Controls and interaction
  • WinRT and MVVM
  • Asynchronicity
  • Animation
  • Transforms
  • Pages and Navigation
  • Touch
  • Bitmaps
    And more...

On Friday 25th Oct, a team of developers will meet at OutBox in Kampala and will get into Windows 8 development internals. Please register so that we can reserve space for you. Contact jmakumbi [at] for more details on the .NET Usergroup.

You may want to download the Windows 8 SDK before the event from

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