Windows 8 App Workshop -National Telework Week

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We’ve been invited to run a free full day Windows 8 App workshop at The Edge as part of the National Telework Week celebrations.


In this workshop Bronwen will introduce you to the world of Windows 8 RT apps. The workshop is intended to give you a kick-start when it comes to planning and building your app on Windows 8.

The day will be divided into sections based on a concept which will contain a presentation giving an overview of the area, Hands-On-Labs related to the section, and workbook activities for participants to plan out parts of their app.

The day will cover a range of topics including – orientation, navigation, hierarchy of an application, search, share, app bars and live tiles.

What you need to bring:

  • Pen
  • Laptop
  • Copy (soft or hard) of the following Hands On Labs. Note: You can do these in either C#/Xaml or HTML/Javascript

What software you’ll need:

  • Windows 8
  • Visual Studio 2012 (full or express) – trials can be downloaded here.
  • Calisto – available as a Nuget package

When: 10-5pm November 14, 2012

Where: The Edge, State Library of Queensland, Southbank

Cost: Free

Registration/Expression of Interest here


This is the full day version of last month’s Kickstarter held at Microsoft.