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Don’t forget, we’ve got IE9/WP7 boot camps taking place this weekend in Mississauga and Vancouver! Here’s what’s on tap, and remember, these events are free-as-in-beer to attend! Registration links are below.
Enhancing Pinned Sites with Internet Explorer 9 IE9’s “pinned sites” feature makes web apps feel more like desktop apps by letting users add website to the taskbar and start menu and let developers add custom context menus to pinned site icons, provide visual notifications on the task bar with icon overlays and even add custom buttons on the default thumbnail preview. This session will show you how to best use this feature and also cover IE9’s developer tools.
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.
Here’s where these boot camps are taking place:
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What happened to the Ottawa event on March 30th? I got the confirmation from ms events, made my way downtown: event cancelled sign and a few other disappointed developers in the lobby... what's up? Not even a cancellation email.