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Windows 8

CTTDNUG–Windows 8 Camp Wrap-Up and Year in Review

Over the weekend, CTTDNUG hosted a full day Windows 8 Dev Camp, sponsored by Microsoft (thanks Microsoft!). We were lucky enough to have not one, but two experts - Andrei Marukovich and Atley Hunter - come out to teach us all about Windows 8 development. At first I was hesitant to run this type of event in the summer. The venue that I had my sights set on was only available in July. Would there be any interest from the members to give up one of their Saturdays to sit in a room all day in front of ......

Reasons to Attend a Mobile App Development Workshop

Mobile app development is hot right now and the need for skilled developers is only going to increase over time. This arena requires a mind shift for most traditional desktop and web-based developers. For those of us who have developed enterprise-wide applications, our natural tendency is to leave no stone unturned, by ensuring the application is fully configurable, feature-rich, and leaves the user wanting for nothing more outside of the product suite. This isn’t the case for mobile applications. ......

Windows 8 Camp–Ways to Prepare

When Windows 8 was announced at the BUILD conference back in September, it created quite a buzz among the developer community. By the spring of 2012, Windows 8 Developer Camps started popping up everywhere imaginable. I received a lot of questions from CTTDNUG members about whether or not we would be hosting one locally. If you recall my post about the Windows Phone/Azure Developer Workshop that CTTDNUG hosted back in March, you’ll remember that the biggest hurdle to overcome when planning this type ......