I have left Microsoft and this blog is no longer under my control. All of the content should remain for some time however and any new updates can be found at http://davedev.net.
-Dave, September 2013
Dream It. Build It.
The power to build smart, visually stunning games and applications is right in your hands with Windows Phone 7. Want to see what's under the hood? You are invited to join your local Microsoft Developer Evangelists for an inside look at the Windows Phone 7 platform. You'll learn how to harness the strength of Silverlight and XNA to create compelling user experiences with rich, multi-media content. We'll also outline the new distribution and revenue opportunities Windows Phone 7 and the Windows Marketplace offer to web, game, mobile and interactive developers and application publishers.
Morning Sessions: · Introduction to Windows Phone Development and the WP7 platform · Building Windows Phone 7 Applications with Silverlight · Building Windows Phone 7 Applications using XNA Lunch (included) Afternoon Sessions: · Monetizing Your Apps with Marketplace · Windows Phone 7 Services · Light Up Windows Phone 7
Amplify your creativity, productivity and profits with Windows Phone 7 – and don't miss these full-day sessions in your local area. This is an exclusive, advance invitation for our preferred customers, so register today and save your seat.
Windows Phone Garage| 6pm - 9pm As one of our most valued customers, we'd also like to invite you to a special Windows Phone Garage for mobile application developers following the Firestarter from 6-9 pm. This hands-on workshop will feature one-on-one proctoring from Microsoft and community experts. It's the perfect opportunity to design and implement that cool new app you've been dreaming about, so bring your ideas and get ready to code.To learn more about the Phone Garage event or to register, click on an event city near you. Hurry, space is limited!
If you can dream it, you can build it with Windows Phone 7.
For more information or to register, visit > www.msdnevents.com/firestarter OR CALL 1-877-MSEVENT
Windows Phone 7 Firestarter Events run from 9am - 5pm
To register, select a city
Seating for the live event is limited, so register today.
Windows Phone Garage Events run from 6pm - 9pm
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What is the difference between the Windows Phone 7 FireStarter event and the Windows Phone 7 BootCamp events? I am geographically located in a way that I could attend both... but are they the same thing with different names? Or are they two quite different events? The FireStarter seems to have an after hours Garage event that the BootCamp does not. Please advise. Thanks much!
Nothing for Honolulu? Microsoft has not had any type of event here for almost 2 years.
Not able to attend the Windows® Phone 7 Firestarters ? No problem!
Sadly, no events are in my area. It sounds fantastic though.
Who is this guy? First, let me start off by saying I work for Microsoft as a Developer Evangelist covering