Windows Phone 7 FireStarter and Garage Events - East Coast Tour Fall 2010

[ A shameless repost of Joe Healy’s blog post ]

Windows Phone Garage and FireStarter - East Coast Tour Fall 2010

Dream It. Build It.

The power to build smart, visually stunning games and applications is right in your hands with Windows Phone 7. Want to see what's under the hood? You are invited to join your local Microsoft Developer Evangelists for an inside look at the Windows Phone 7 platform. You'll learn how to harness the strength of Silverlight and XNA to create compelling user experiences with rich, multi-media content. We'll also outline the new distribution and revenue opportunities Windows Phone 7 and the Windows Marketplace offer to web, game, mobile and interactive developers and application publishers.

Morning Sessions (9:00am-12:00noon)

• Introduction to Windows Phone Development and the WP7 platform
• Building Windows Phone 7 Applications with Silverlight
• Building Windows Phone 7 Applications using XNA

Lunch (12:00noon-1:00pm)

Afternoon Sessions (1:00P-5:00P)
• Monetizing Your Apps with Marketplace
• Windows Phone 7 Services
• Light Up Windows Phone 7
Amplify your creativity, productivity and profits with Windows Phone 7 – and don't miss these full-day sessions in your local area.

Windows Phone Garage| 6pm-9pm

As one of our most valued customers, we'd also like to invite you to a special Windows Phone Garage for mobile application developers following the Firestarter from 6-9 pm. This hands-on workshop will feature one-on-one proctoring from Microsoft and community experts. It's the perfect opportunity to design and implement that cool new app you've been dreaming about, so bring your ideas and get ready to code.

Locations and Dates

NOTE: Register for both day and evening events if attending both so we can get a food count!

Joe Healy and Glen Gordon
Microsoft Office [ map ]
Day event: click here
Night garage: click here

Joe Healy and Glen Gordon
Microsoft Office [ map ]
Day event: click here
Night garage: click here

Not an "official" event but a full day track of WP7 goodness anyway. Saturday, August 28, all day.


8/24 - Atlanta - fire/garage
8/26 - Birmingham - coming soon
8/24 - Waltham - fire/garage
9/7 - New York - fire/garage
9/8 - Raleigh - fire/garage
9/21 - Charlotte - fire/garage
9/21 - Chevy Chase - fire/garage
9/22 - Philadelphia - fire/garage
9/28 - Pittsburg - fire/garage
9/30 - Farmington - fire/garage

Don't want to register online? Call 877.673.8368 with the event ID
If you have questions, please contact Joe Healy at

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