ie9 wp7 boot camp

If you’re in the downtown Toronto area this Friday afternoon and want to learn about Windows Phone 7, you should attend the free-of-charge WP7 Boot Camp! It’s taking place this Friday, March 18th at the downtown Microsoft offices (TD Centre, Ernst & Young Tower, 12th floor) starting at noon. Come on down and catch these two sessions:

Windows Phone 7 Silverlight Recipes
You’ve read the introductory material and written “Hello World” on the Phone, and you’re now thinking of starting a bigger project. You’re now asking this question: “How do I do X on Windows Phone?”. This session is the answer. You’ll learn all the recipes for building blocks of applications, which you can use, modify and combine in your own Windows Phone 7 apps.

Windows Phone 7 XNA Kickstart
Haven’t you always wanted to write a videogame, but could never get started? This is your chance. This session will show you the basics of XNA, the game development framework for Windows Phone (and the Xbox 360 and Windows too!). You’ll get your feet wet writing 2D videogames, learn some game coding techniques and get you need to start you on your journey as a game developer.

Want in on these FREE sessions? Register now!

In case you wondering, these sessions are taking place across Canada:

Update [March 29th, 2011]: Click here to see the most up-to-date schedule.

This article also appears in Global Nerdy.