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Windows 8 Unleashed - Irvine

Windows 8 Unleashed - Full Day of Hands-On Programming, B.Y.O. Laptop!

Windows 8 is the single biggest opportunity for developers EVER! Come to a “Windows 8 Unleashed” event to kick-start your Windows 8 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 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!

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Required Software and Downloads
Please make sure to get the required software and downloads BEFORE coming to the 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 III – Metro Principals
· Live Tiles & Toast
· Contracts
· Full, Fill Snap and Portrait Views

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!

DAY-OF prizes will be awarded:
·1st Place: $300 Gift Card
·2nd Place: $200 Gift Card
·3rd Place: $50 Gift Card

CHANCE TO WIN: each attenddee that builds an appliaction can qualify to enter a monthly sweepstakes to win one of the following:
·$1,000 Visa Gift Card
· $500 Visa Gift Card
· $250 Visa Gift Card

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

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  • Angella A.

    Excellent sessions & MVP's on hand to answer questions! Thank you Microsoft & LA .NET UG

    May 13, 2013

  • Peter G.

    Bummed I can't make it

    May 10, 2013

  • Hattan

    Hi Everyone. I'm glad to see the interest in this event. It should be a fun day. If you not already done so, please register at We need to get an accurate count of who's coming. This will really help us figure out how much food/snacks we need. Thanks!

    May 7, 2013

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Our Sponsors

  • Crescent Solutions

    Crescent Solutions will be providing food and beverages for all meetings


    Sponsor is offering meeting space.

  • Infragistics


  • Telerik

    Telerik offers LADOTNET software tools and packages for raffle.

  • DevExpress

    Licenses for DevExpress products for each month meeting!

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