Jaime Rodriguez On Windows Phone, Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight and Windows 7
On my way to TechEd Europe today, and just found out there is a room available to host a Windows Phone XAPathon.. There was also room for T-shirts for first 12 XAPathon RSVPs. If you are at the event. Below is the likely places you will find me..
What is a XAPathon? A casual short ( less than an hour unless schedule allows for more) meeting with a so-named Windows Phone expert (in this case me and/or Oren Nachman, a perf expert). You can do anything you want with the time:
How do I sign-up for a XAPathon ? Email me via the link on this blog post.. or contact me via twitter @jaimerodriguez or Just stop by at the Passau 4 room (yes, you have to be a registered attendee, sorry).
Break out sessions
Monday: 09:00 Windows Phone Pre-Conference ( a ~5 hour dive into building WIndows Phone apps.. Taught by yours truly. Still working on the timings for the session but slides and decks are done. It will flow like this:
[intro == 15 mins or less, and it is 200 level] , [pragmatic == 200 to 300 level intro+good practices] [deep dive == all you will ever have to know about it]
09:00 WPH310 - Giving your Windows Phone XNA Games Plenty of Whizz and Bang 12:00 -WPH311 - Microsoft Silverlight Performance on Windows Phone 16:30 -WPH214 - Understanding Marketplace and Making Money with Windows Phone 7 Applications 18:00 WPH315 - Developing for Windows Phone 7 - End to End
Friday: 09:00 WPH316 - Building Offline Experiences for Windows Phones and Other Devices using Sync Framework 10:30 WPH117-IS - Come and Meet the Windows Phone 7 Team 12:30 WPH318 - Developing Code for Windows Mobile and Windows Phone 7 Silverlight Focus groups
At TechEd Europe, the Microsoft Silverlight team will be conducting several focus groups (60-90 min) on-site November 11th, and the purpose is to solicit opinions about Rich Internet Applications (RIA) platforms. The team would love to learn more about your thought process when evaluating these technologies and about your experiences building applications with various solutions!
All focus group participants will be given a gratuity (Microsoft software) for their contribution.
To participate, please enter the URL below into your Web browser and fill out a brief form with your name, contact information, and your level familiarity with various RIA platforms, http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GKG3RN6
Note: We will only use this information to schedule some time to talk with you while you are at the show, and will not add you to a mailing list or share your information with third parties.
Hope to c u there.. Happy WIndows Phone coding..