Friday, August 19, 2011

16 hours, 2 Days, 1 Mango - Online, live and free training, "Building Applications for Windows Phone Mango Jump Start" August 23 & 24 (i.e. next week)

Building Applications for Windows Phone Mango Jump Start

This two-day Jump Start class is specially tailored for developers looking to build cool applications and games for the new Windows Phone “Mango” Platform.

Dates: August 23-24, 2011
Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm PST
Duration: 8 hours/day, including hour lunch break

Join the Mango Momentum in the App Hub | Mango is an important leap forward in Microsoft’s overall mobile strategy and the developer community has taken notice. Now is the time to embrace the “tile-and-app” UI and reap the rewards Mango provides your development team and user community. This fast-paced, demo-rich online course features Rob Miles and Andy Wigley, two of the most sought-after Microsoft mobile development MVPs on the planet.


Day One August 23, 2011 | 8am-4pm PDT | Live online training

  • Building Windows Phone Apps with Visual Studio 2010
  • Silverlight on Windows Phone – Introduction
  • Silverlight on Windows Phone – Advanced
  • Using Expression to Build Windows Phone Interfaces
  • Windows Phone Fast Application Switching
  • Windows Phone Multi-tasking & Background Tasks
  • Using Windows Phone Resources (Bing Maps, Camera, etc.)

Day Two — August 24, 2011 | 8am-4pm PDT | Live online training

  • Application Data Storage on Windows Phone
  • Using Networks with Windows Phone
  • Windows Azure and Windows Phone
  • Notifications on Windows Phone
  • XNA for Windows Phone
  • Selling a Windows Phone Application

What’s a “Jump Start” Course? | Training specifically designed for experienced developers and technologists whose jobs demand they know how to best leverage new, emerging Microsoft technologies. These advanced courses assume a certain level of expertise and domain knowledge, so they move quickly and cover topics in a fashion that enables teams to effectively map new skills to real-world situations.


If you want to Mango, this course is for you. If you can't attend live, I'm sure it will be available on-demand later (I hope)...

(via UK ISV Developer Evangelism Team - FREE Online Windows Phone Mango training August 23rd and 24th)

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