Utah Windows 8 App Academic Workshop

Utah Windows 8 App Academic Workshop
Event on 2012-09-21 08:30:00

This full-day workshop is designed to give higher-education faculty and TA's from a broad spectrum of disciplines a jump-start in adopting Windows 8 app development into the curriculum. The content covered is applicable to a variety of teaching scenarious including introductory programming, web development, HCI, senior project/capstone, and stand-alone elective courses.

The content covered will include and extend our official design curriculum available on Faculty Connection and will also cover additional content intended for those wanting to "go pro" and publish apps in market.

The tentative agenda is:

8:30am – 9:00am Gather/Continental Breakfast

-PC setup and config
-Windows to Go
-Overview of Windows 8
-Overview of Visual Studio 2012
-Windows 8 HTML 5 Hands on Lab 1

12:00pm – 12:30pm Lunch (provided)

-WIndows 8 Design Principles and Patterns
-Windows 8 App HTML 5 Hands-on Lab 2
-Introduction to Windows 8 Game App Development
-Helping your students win up to 0K with the Imagine Cup

4:30pm – Wrap-Up


3400 North Ashton Blvd
Suite 300
Lehi, UT
84043, United States

This workshop is being held in a classroom environment rather than a furnished computer lab, Attendees are highly encouraged to bring their own PC laptops. Windows 8 need not be installed, but please follow the preparation instructions at: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mis_laboratory/archive/2012/08/29/preparing-a-computer-to-use-windows-to-go.aspx . Attendees with Macbooks will need to come with Windows 8 already installed using Bootcamp or parallels.

Please forward this invitation to any potentially-interested colleagues, TA's, LAs, and advanced students.

For questions and additional information contact Randy Guthrie +1 303-646-7837


at Microsoft Salt Lake: Lehi
3400 North Ashton Blvd
Lehi, United States

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