Windows 8 Unleashed - Portland (12/14)

Windows 8 Unleashed



Full Day of Hands On Programming, B.Y.O. Laptop!

Windows 8 is is the single biggest opportunity for developers EVER! Come to a “Windows 8 Unleashed” event to kick-start your Windows 8 Metro Style development. “Windows 8 Unleashed” is a series of FREE events run by your local community friends and leaders, and are great whether you are an experienced .NET developer, or even if you are just getting started. We’ll spend the morning of each Unleashed event in lecture and hands on labs. Half way through, you’ll get a chance to take what you learned in the morning and compete in a hackathon with a chance to win some great prizes!


Required Software and Downloads:

Please make sure to get the required software and downloads BEFORE coming to an event. You can find everything you need on the “Windows 8 Unleashed Installs” page.



Session I – Overview:

  • Metro Style Apps Overview
  • Developing Metro Style Apps
  • Working with Controls
  • Implementing Navigation

Session II – Location and Data:

  • Working with Location
  • Data Binding
  • Roaming
  • App Bar

Session I – Metro Principals:

  • Live Tiles & Toast
  • Contracts
  • Full, Fill, Snap and Portrait Views
  • Advertising


Build an App and Win Money and Prizes!

Our sponsors have stepped up with some awesome prizes. Not only do you get a ton of information for FREE, but you have an opportunity to win some awesome stuff! You can’t afford to miss this! (Full Agenda at the bottom of this page)

“Day of” prizes will be awarded at each Unleashed event (sponsored by PDSA):

  • 1st Place: $500 Gift Card
  • 2nd Place: $200 Gift Card
  • 3rd Place: $100 Gift Card

“Best Overall App” Prizes will be awarded to the best app from ALL unleashed events:

  • $10,000 from ComponentArt
  • Windows 8 Tablet from PDSA, Inc.

In addition all attendees will receive a FREE eBook from O’Reilly

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