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If you’ve built apps for iOS-based mobile devices and touch screens, you’re already well on your way to being able to develop for the Windows platform. Take our two part-series and find out what you need to know to apply your talent and experience to creating immersive experiences for Windows 8 and Windows Phone users.
Here are the Jump Starts that will turn you into a Windows Store app developer:
XAML Deep Dive for Windows & Windows Phone Apps Jump Start
Become the Jedi Master of XAML! Join us for this one-day Jump Start filled with samples and demos and learn what you need to know to use XAML for developing applications for the phone, Windows Store and desktop. During this engaging, live learning experience, Microsoft Principal Technical Evangelist Jaime Rodriguez and Senior Director for IdentityMine Laurent Bugnion will show you the ins and outs of XAML and its power as a presentation technology.
Date: July 12, 2013 Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm (PDT) Where: Live, online virtual classroom Cost: Free!
Building Windows Store Apps for iOS Developers Jump Start
Attention iOS, Android, Symbian and desktop developers! Here’s your chance to learn how to take the tools and languages you know today as an iOS developer and use them to build Windows Store apps. Join Microsoft Principal Technical Evangelist Jaime Rodriguez and the team of Big Nerd Ranch Experts Aaron Hillegass, Eric Jeffers and Sean McCune for this sample and demo filled event that will expand your horizons.
Date: July 17, 2013 Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm (PDT) Where: Live, online virtual classroom Cost: Free!