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Special Event - Startup Weekend Mobile Bootcamp

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Chicago .NET Developers & Startup Weekend are partnering to host a mobile bootcamp before the Chicago Mobile Startup Weekend ( on October 18th-20th. In this talk Michael Stonis of EightBot will walk through the Xamarin suite and how it can be used to develop cross-platform mobile applications using the .NET framework.

Michael Stonis presents: Making Your Software Mobile Ready
Whether you are looking to build a new product or bring an existing product to mobile devices, building and designing for mobile is a whole new world. Join us as we discuss APIs, application design, and mobile development paradigms using examples written in Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.

6:30 - 8:00 Presentation

What is Startup Weekend?
Startup Weekend returns to Chicago October 18-20th with it’s first mobile themed event! We’ll be hosting 100 of Chicago’s best and brightest mobile entrepreneurs, along with coaches and sponsors to help turn their ideas into validated products over the course of 54-hours! Let’s see who can create Chicago’s next mobile startup!

Find out more about Startup Weekend at .

Michael Stonis
President / Technologist, Eight-Bot
Twitter: @MichaelStonis (

Eight-Bot specializes in integrating business systems, creating APIs, and developing mobile applications. They are partners with both Microsoft and Xamarin.

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Xamarin's mission is to make it fast, easy and fun to build great mobile apps. More than 230,000 developers already use Xamarin to create native, cross-platform enterprise and consumer apps for iOS, Android and Mac, representing 74 of the Fortune 500 companies.