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Developers in the Microsoft space just got a whole new bag of toys. This month, we will be helping to get you up to speed on developing for Windows 8 with Visual Studio 2012.
Get Windows 8 installed on your machine.*
You are among fellow developers, you can admit you want the latest running on your hardware. You want to see what is different and how it works. Update, Repave, or set up with Bootcamp. Perform your installation with a group of people that have done it before. We are here to help
Get Visual Studio 2012 installed on your machine.*
Did you know that Visual Stuido 2012 can open Visual Studio 2010 files without changing the solution and project files. This means there is very little risk to upgrading even if you use Visual Studio 2010 for most of your development work. Get your machine up to date with the latest development tools
Get the Windows 8 Developer Tools installed on your machine.
We will have experts in Windows 8 development available so that you can get up to speed as quick as possible.
Work through the Windows 8 Development Labs.
Maybe you already have Windows 8 and Visual Studio 2012 installed, but you have not had a chance to start doing some development. This will be a great chance to work through the labs while there are people available to help.
Learn more about Windows 8 development.
After the Install Fest, we will have the regularly scheduled monthly meeting with several 15 minute topics related to Windows 8 development or new features in Visual Studio 2012
*Yes, you have to bring your own license or trial edition. (unless there is an Express Edition)
We will have USB drives with Express Editions of Visual Studio 2012