To all developers:

Join thousands of developers worldwide for WOWZAPP – the worldwide hackathon for Windows, taking place all around the globe from November 9-11, as we build apps for the next generation of Windows. Meet our experts and trainers, find resources, connect with colleague developers, code, learn, and have fun!

In addition, being part of this global event is the best opportunity for you to get started for our Windows 8 competitions:

 

On your keyboards, get set, go: App Sprint is our competition for professional developers. Be one of the first 100 to publish a Windows 8 app by December 31, and win one of the latest Samsung devices.

 

Touch IT: You Make IT Smart is our competition for students. Be one of the first 111 to publish two Windows 8 apps by February 28, 2013, and win a Samsung ATIV Tab.

 

Rise to the occasion, join us for Switzerland’s WOWZAPP satellite events, code your app, and ensure you are among the first publishers for the Swiss Windows Store – improve your chance of winning! We are hosting two WOWZAPP satellite events:

In Bern on Friday, 9 November 2012 from 09:15 to 15:00

Hands-on Lab featuring WOWZAPP

In collaboration with .NET User Group Bern and .NET User Group Zentralschweiz

Participate, start coding, and win a Samsung ATIV Tab!

Agenda:

08:45 – 09:15     Registration

09:15 – 10:30     Introduction to the WOWZAPP Hackathon and Windows 8 Apps Overview

10:30 – 10:45     Break

10:45 – 14:45     Hands-on Lab “The Contoso Cookbook App”

12:15 – 13:15     Lunch

14:45 – 15:00     Draw of Samsung ATIV Tab

Location:

Hotel Ador
Laupenstrasse 15
3008 Bern


 

In Wallisellen/Zurich on Friday, 9 November 2012 from 16:00 to 22:00

WOWZAPP – The Worldwide Hackathon for Windows

Hosted by Microsoft Switzerland

Join us for a coding night with pizza and drinks. And win a Samsung ATIV Tab!

Agenda:

16:00 – 16:15     Registration

16:15 – 17:30     Introduction to the WOWZAPP Hackathon and Windows 8 Apps Overview

17:30 – 17:45     Break

17:45 – 21:45     Coding Lab “The Contoso Cookbook App” and Expert Lounge

21:45 – 22:00     Draw of Samsung ATIV Tab

 

Pizza, soft drinks, Red Bull, coffee, beer as well as candy bars and fruit will be available all night. Tired, need a break? Relax at our Xbox Lounge :)

Location:

Microsoft Schweiz 
Richtistrasse 3
8304 Wallisellen

 

Celebrate the availability of Windows 8 with us and be part of the app revolution. We look forward to seeing you in Bern or Wallisellen.

Your WOWZAPP Switzerland Team 

 

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