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Exciting MVA Jump Starts for Developers This Month: Register Today!

Michael Aldridge

February is packed with three great developer focused LIVE Jump Starts to help you build great apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 and get noticed in the Windows Store. Register today and get interactive live chats and Q&A with experts and sign up for the Live Event RSS feed to get notices when new live Jump Starts are available.

Building Web Apps with ASP.NET Jump Start 
February 19, 2013, 8:00am-5:00pm PST                                                

Instructor Team: Scott Hanselman and Jon Galloway
Tailored for experienced application developers, this Jump Start focuses on real-world scenarios to provide an accelerated introduction to building modern web applications with ASP.NET 4.5 and ASP.NET MVC 4, including how to target key scenarios like building mobile ready websites, social web applications, and targeting modern HTML5 browser features.  Two of Microsoft’s most seasoned ASP.NET speakers, Scott Hanselman and Jon Galloway, will leverage a live team-teaching approach

Get Maximum Code Reuse: Build Apps for Both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Jump Start
February 21, 2013, 8:00am-12:00pm PST

Instructor Team: Ben Riga
This jump start will compare and contrast how you build apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 with an eye to understanding how to get maximum code reuse when building for both platforms. You will learn guidance, best practices, patterns and techniques to efficiently deliver apps across both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.

Advanced Windows 8 App Development Using JavaScript Jump Start 
February 28, 2013, 8:00am-5:00pm PST                                                

Instructor Team: Jeremy Foster and Michael Palermo
Looking to create Windows 8 apps? This fast-paced Jump Start offers developers advanced skills and techniques for creating apps in the Windows 8 app store; and teaches you how to make your apps standout from others.  We’ll combine both design and development skills, and you’ll learn about supporting the apps you’ve published to the Windows Store. This course also provides accelerated preparation for Exam 70-482: Advanced Windows Store App Development using HTML5 and JavaScript.


  • Anonymous
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    Hi !!

    I am interested in MS products and would love to attend them.

    Unfortunately, I cannot, since these are during Office-hours.

    Are these available on-line?


    JV Krishna

  • mrpaulb
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    Hi JV Krishna,

    All the live jumpstarts so far appear in MVA around a week later.

    kind regards


  • mrpaulb
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    Hi JV Krishna,

    You can find on channel9 already if can't wait for them to appear in MVA.

    Kind regards