What is WOWZAPP 2012?

Worldwide Hackathon (App Marathon) for Windows is on November 8-9, 2012: Join thousands of developers across 5 continents as we build apps for the next generation of Windows 8 and Windows Phone Apps. You will get the chance to work individually or in teams.  Microsoft trainers will be available to assist your learning and coding during the hackathon. Multiple competitions will be announced with great prizes like gift vouchers and Windows Phone 8 devices. 

 

How to Join?

  1. Apply to attend here (http://wowzapp-sa.eventbrite.com)
  2. Attend at least one Windows 8 or Windows Phone Development workshop. If you didn’t attend before, you can attend one of the following trainings:
    1. 1 Nov (1 - 3 pm) http://wowzapp-2.eventbrite.com Online
    2. 30 Oct - 2 Nov www.buildwindows.com Online Broadcast or Recording

Registration link to the App Marathon will be sent to qualified attendees ONLY.

Every Submitted application during the event on 8 - 9 Nov. will get a certificate.

 

Agenda of App Marathon:

8 Nov: 8 – 9 am

Registration + Breakfast

9 – 9:30 am

Kick off + opening presentation

9:30 – 10:30 am

App idea presentations and group formations

10:30 am

Begin Working

1 – 2 pm

Lunch

4 – 5 pm

Learning Session: Azure Mobile Services

7 – 8 pm

Dinner

8 – 8:30 pm

Quickfire challenge – Windows Phone

9 pm – 9:30 pm

Quickfire challenge – Windows 8

12 am

Closing of Day 1

9 Nov: 1 – 2 pm

Lunch

3 – 4 pm

Learning Session: How to publish your app on Windows 8 Store + common errors

6:30 - 7 pm

Wrap-up and raffle draw

7 – 8 pm

Dinner

*Agenda is subject to change before the event. 

 

*Install Windows 8 and Visual Studio 2012 or Windows Phone SDK- installation support is available through email sa_stud@microsoft.com