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Web Camps are back! This time you can register for any of the four confirmed one-day events to learn more about using ASP.NET, open source web apps and get to some practical HTML5 coding.
Web Camps Belgium are free full day training events where you get to get your hands on the technology and build something. If you are wondering how to take advantage of HTML5 and CSS3, use a free open source app like Umbraco, Orchard, Drupal, or others or simply want to program your own website, then this event is for you.
Are you a camper?
Dates (choose your preferred date and click to register) Because these events are hands-on seating is limited.
Location: Microsoft office Da Vincilaan 3 Zaventem
Morning – Theory and demos
9:00 – 10:30
Web Platform Overview and open source Web Apps
Get a good overview of the Microsoft Web Platform, free tooling like Visual Studio 2010, Web Developer Express, IIS web server and a peek at what’s coming in Visual Studio 11 and ASP.NET MVC 4.
After the general introduction we’ll show you around Orchard CMS, Umbraco and other open source CMS apps using WebMatrix.
10:30 – 11:00
11:00 – 12:30
This session kicks off with a good overview of the different elements in HTML5 that make up this umbrella term. We’ll go over standards HTML, new CSS3 specs and font usage and web app specs. Most importantly, the session will also address how you can start taking advantage of new features in the specs while still supporting older browsers through the use of polyfills and frameworks like Modernizr.
To finish you’ll learn how to make your website shine on the Windows 7 taskbar through site pinning.
12:30 – 13:30
Afternoon – Hands-on labs
13:30 – 17:00
The afternoon is hands-on, the perfect timing to apply the learning from the morning session.
Labs include creating a website using a web app by leveraging, practical HTML5 and CSS3 labs addressing Canvas, WOFF, CSS3 layout features and more.
At the end of the session you’ll have a good practical feeling on how to use and customize open source web apps as well as leveraging the best in HTML5 today.
17:00 – 17:15
Closing, discussion, top recommended resources
Speaker: Kris van der Mast Kris is an MVP since 2007, ASP Insider, board member of AZUG user group. Kris is a real community person who enjoys running, reading and seeing new places all over the globe and getting to know the local culture.
What do we offer?
In order to follow the hands-on labs you need to bring your own laptop, packed with the following free tools:
Optional: Visual Studio Web Standards Update: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/webdevtools/archive/2011/06/15/web-standards-update-for-visual-studio-2010-sp1.aspx