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From Nov 14-Dec 14 2011, we are throwing down a challenge and an opportunity to HackerDojo members. Join us over these 4 weeks to build a Windows Phone app! Your app might get an opportunity for a moment in the spotlight! Plus, you could win a Windows Phone- yours to keep after you submit your app to the Windows Phone Marketplace!
Session 1: Windows Phone 7.5: Overview for Developers. Building Applications with Visual Studio® and Silverlight® Speakers: Matt Harrington, Kevin Ashley Event info: 30 to Launch - Windows Phone - Coding Camp - Week 1
To get started, do the following pre-requisites: a) Complete the Windows Phone Training & Set up your machines b) Download Windows Phone Tools SDK c) Register at Windows Phone Marketplace* On site, we will have sessions (and pizza!), and support: Loaner Windows Phones are available on site at the Hardware Lab for you to play with. We’ll also give the first 50 participants who are onsite and register on the Marketplace a token for the $99 fee *
Session 2: Windows Phone Live Tiles and Push Notifications. Building Applications in the Cloud with Windows Azure™ Speaker: Kevin Ashley Event info: 30 to Launch - Windows Phone - Coding Camp - Week 2
We will make available Windows Phones loaners for specific “augmented reality” projects.
Session 3: Monetizing a Windows Phone 7.5 Application. Fun and Games Development Speaker: Kenny Spade Event info: 30 to Launch - Windows Phone - Coding Camp - Week 3
Labs: Keep Working on App Development. In-lab session this week. We will make available Windows Phones loaners onsite.
Go Live! Publish App to Windows Phone Marketplace! We will have a session during the week to help! Speaker: Kevin Ashley Event info: 30 to Launch - Windows Phone - Coding Camp - Week 4
We will be cheering you on! PLUS:
Lastly, some details: * $99 registration fee applies. We will provide up to a maximum of 50 tokens good for a free registration to the Windows Phone marketplace, to the first 50 onsite that register on the marketplace. Windows Phone Marketplace terms and conditions apply to your use of the Marketplace. **Not available to Government or Public Sector Employees. Microsoft employees are also not eligible for this offer. Limited to one phone device per person. Participants remain responsible for acquiring a calling plan and for all related charges and taxes in connection with the Windows Phone. ***We will be giving away one Windows Phone Device each to a maximum of 50 winners based on a random drawing on the last session on Dec 6, 2011. Detailed terms and conditions are listed here
Campaign Participation Eligibility: - Participants must be US residents 18+ or older - Microsoft employees are not eligible for the marketplace rebate or device - Not available for Government or Public Sector Employees
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