Free all day training event for Windows 7

Cash Prizes available for best application
Come check out Windows Phone 7 Unleashed for everything you need to know to develop for WP7. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or you’re just starting with .NET development, there’s something in it for you. The first half of this deep dive event is lecture and hands on lab. At the half point mark of the day, you’ll have a solid foundation for building WP7 applications. The second half of the day is going straight to code. Build the best app and have a chance to win 3 cash levels of an American Express gift card! In order to deliver the best possible experience for attendees, seating at these events is VERY limited. Register now!

 

PREREQUISITES:
1. This event is a bring your own laptop event. Wireless internet will be available and you must have a laptop capable of connecting to wireless as no hard wired connection will be available. 2. Download the tools BEFORE the event: http://bit.ly/WP7toolsSV

 

Date and Location

All Day Event - Saturday September 11 in Mountain View
DATE: Saturday, September 11, 2010 LOCATION: Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus Building 1 1065 La Avenida Mountain View, CA 92614 TIME: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM


REGISTER: http://bit.ly/WP7unleashedSV

Session 1 – Introduction to Windows Phone 7 Programing

In this session, we start with a discussion of windows phone, the architecture changes made from 6.5 to 7.0, the hardware specifications and then move into the beginnings of building a WP7 application including :

1) Sensor overview

2) Application life cycle

3) Splash screen and the importance of 1 second / 19 second loading

4) Files associated with project template

5) Application Bar

6) Live Tile

7) Application Icon

The session will end with a brief discussion of the Windows phone 7 Marketplace before the entering into the HOL.

HOL – The screens that will be built during this session are:

· Project Set-up

· Live Tile

· Splashscreen

· Home Screen with Application Bar

Session 2 – Connecting to Services

In this session, we will discuss how Cloud Services help to bring power to the phone. We will be binding to a rest based services and show how to search and display the information received. In this session we will also talk about Navigation, passing information between screens, simple page animations while working with List and detail information.

HOL – The screens that will be built during this session are:

· Search Screen

· Display Screen

· Detail Screen

· Additional Application Bars

Session 3 – Recording Data

In this session we will be working with the Camera to capture and crop photos, record audio files, take notes, saving location, sharing (sending emails and SMS messages – and if time permits sending to twitter or FB) and saving everything using isolated storage. We will discuss tombstoning and how it effects your application process, including the when, where and whys of saving state).

HOL – The screens that will be built during this session are:

· Add New Wine

· Record Audio

· Picture Capture and Crop

· My Wines