Looking for a fully immersive approach into learning how to build applications for Windows Phone 8? wondering what all the new features are and how to take advantage of them? Look no further, we’re starting our East Coast JumpStart series – to get you on the fast track to apps– and it kicks off in our own backyard at the Microsoft Offices in Cambridge, on Friday, February 8th.

Venues, registration links, and a tentative agenda appear below; and lunch is on us!

Locations (click city to register)   Agenda
 Cambridge MA February 8   9:00 Lap Around Windows Phone 8
 Tampa FL February 15   10:45 Designing for Windows Phone 8
 Ft. Lauderdale FL February 25   12:45 Amp up your app: tiles, lenses, background tasks
 New York NY February 27   1:45 Sensors: location, motion, NFC, speech
 Chevy Chase MD March 7   3:00 Windows Azure Mobile Services
 Alpharetta GA March 8   4:00 Next steps for Windows Phone Dev (H)Appiness

But you don’t have to wait until then to get started!!!

Launch your development journey with Generation App (and through January 31st have a chance to win $50 in Microsoft XBox points)!

Sign up for the Microsoft Store workshop TONIGHT (January 21st) on Building Windows Phone Applications!