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The Future of Windows Mobile Devices & Apps. Expert Speakers with Q & A. Prizes.

Free Event! Everything you need to know about Windows Apps & Windows Devices.

Sponsored by Microsoft & Blue Metal Architects

Special Guest

Daniel Rubino, "Editor-in-Chief", Windows Phone Central (

'The challenge to catch up: Windows Phone, features and market share'
Writing on mobile technology since 2003, he provides thorough and up-to-the-minute coverage for Mobile Nations on
Coming from a medical background (Daniel was an emergency medical tech and studied towards his Ph.D in Neurolinguistics and syntax), he lives and breathes everything Windows Phone (and Microsoft).Daniel attended Siena College, UMass Amherst, UConn Storrs, Boston University and CUNY Graduate center., is part of Mobile Nations, and is the largest Windows Phone site in the world, with millions of unique users each month.


Check out the Windows Device Table and try all the latest devices at this event.

There will be a  device table from the Microsoft store with:

- Nokia 1020

- Nokia 1520

- Nokia Icon

- Surface 2

- Surface Pro 2

- Dell Venue 8

TOPIC: Build apps that target Windows and Windows Phone 8.1

**Additional Experts Include**

Michael Cummings, Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, will take a deeper look at how the new Universal Apps work, comparing that to other existing solutions like Portable Class Libraries and the File Linker extension. Then he will tour how the app submission process changes for a Universal App, and the changes to the store for existing apps. Finally, he will cover how Xamarin has kept pace and utilizes the Universal App for Android and iOS apps. 

Barrie Mirman, Devices Solution Specialist |  US Windows Devices, Microsoft 

Lance McCarthy,Nokia Developer Ambassador

Bob Familiar, Microsoft Evangelism Director

Jason Belsito, Microsoft Store


Experts from Microsoft & other top companies will be available to answer your questions.


Food will be provided for everyone.


Books, shirts, software, developer resources, and Microsoft swag will be given away.

This Boston Windows Mobile Event is a social meet-up for Boston area mobile developers (Windows 8 & Windows Phone, iOS & Android). Come meet for some pizza at Microsoft Innovation Center and catch up on the new mobile developments at our next Windows Mobile event - Tuesday, May 13th at Microsoft, One Cambridge Center from 6 to 9 pm.

At this event, you can get your questions answered about Windows App development and devices for work and home. Find out if your company should be planning a version of your apps for the Windows tablet or Windows phone.  We'll from experts about the benefits and considerations to developing on the Windows Mobile platform.

Nokia is now Windows Mobile - find out what it means to you. Windows Phone apps and Windows tablet apps can be created on a 'Universal Platform' - find out why this is exciting news.

This is a Microsoft Technical Community Sponsored Event

Thank you to Blue Metal Architects

An interactive design and technology architecture firm matching the most experienced consultants in the industry to the most challenging business and technical problems our clients face.

Free Licenses! Thanks to Syncfusion we will be giving away an Essential Studio Enterprise Edition license,  Windows Phone license, WinRT license, and an Orubase license  during the upcoming event.

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  • Karen W.

    It was a good meeting and very helpful. With all this great work, the windows store will outdo apple and android

    May 14, 2014

  • Arthur C.

    Best Group I've attended so far. Good gathering of developers and nice device demonstrations. BizSpark is some very good news.

    May 14, 2014

  • Karen D.

    Thanks Steve for setting this up! I picked up practical tips that I can put into use now and got even more motivated to create my first universal app.

    May 14, 2014

  • Lance

    Another great meeting from Steve! If you have any questions about Windows Phone or Windows Store development, email me [masked], it's my responsibility to make sure you have everything you need to be a successful app developer :)

    As I promised here is the link to the event on Saturday (at the same location). This is the largest value of prizes I've ever been able to offer for an event. To see all of them, go to my blog post:

    May 14, 2014

  • Karen W.

    Fairly informative. As a Windows phone user it must be said a lot more needs to be done with Windows phone apps

    May 14, 2014

  • John E.

    Terrific agenda. Covered topics that ranged from novice to experienced programmers and news about Microsoft. I just thought more people would have a Windows Phone!

    May 13, 2014

  • Robert P.

    It was my first event in this group. I was very pleased with the turnout when compared to other group meetups. Very informative.

    May 13, 2014

  • Stephen K.

    Both presentations were excellent

    May 13, 2014

  • Mitasvil P.

    Very good

    May 13, 2014

  • Amber C.

    Is the event free?

    2 · April 28, 2014

    • B. James H.

      So I hear.

      April 29, 2014

    • Lance

      Hi Amber, yes the event is free.

      May 9, 2014

  • Walter S.

    webcast for remote assistance??

    May 8, 2014

  • Steve H.

    Congratulations! Just passed the 625 member mark. Great work making the Boston Windows App Developers Group the largest in North America.

    May 2, 2014

  • Steve H.

    Free Licenses! Thanks to Syncfusion we will be giving away an Essential Studio Enterprise Edition license, Windows Phone license, WinRT license, and an Orubase license during the upcoming event.

    1 · April 30, 2014

  • Steve H.

    This is a free event with food and prizes.

    2 · April 28, 2014

  • Steve H.

    April 15, 2014

  • Steve H.

    Microsoft App Sweepstakes - Publish a NEW Windows 8 or Windows Phone app, then enter the sweepstakes for monthly cash prize drawings. $1000, $500 & $250 Prizes for May!

    Sponsored by Microsoft & Boston Windows App Group

    1 · April 15, 2014

  • Steve H.

    Create native apps for Android* and Windows* devices with Intel® INDE

    What is Intel® INDE?

    The Intel® Integrated Native Developer Experience (Intel® INDE) is a beta release of Intel's cross-platform development suite to quickly & easily create applications targeting Android* and Windows* devices with native performance, outstanding battery-life, and exposure to unique platform capabilities. INDE provides a complete and consistent set of C++/Java* tools, libraries & samples for environment setup, code creation, compilation, debugging and analysis on Intel® architecture-based devices and select capabilities on ARM*-based Android* devices.

    April 15, 2014

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