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      September 29, 2012

      Saturday   8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

      12200 West Olympic Boulevard
      Los Angeles, California 90064

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      Windows 8 Unleashed - Los Angeles


      Windows 8 Unleashed - Full Day of Hands-On Programming, B.Y.O. Laptop!

      Windows 8 is the single biggest opportunity for developers EVER! Come to a “Windows 8 Unleashed”event to kick-start your Windows 8 development. “Windows 8 Unleashed” is a series of FREE events run by your local community friends and leaders, and are great whether you are an experienced .NET developer, or even if you are just getting started. We’ll spend the morning in lecture and hands on labs. Half way through, you’ll get a chance to take what you learned in the morning and compete in a hackathon with a chance to win some great prizes!



      Required Software and Downloads

      Please make sure to get the required software and downloads BEFORE coming to the event. You can find everything you need on the “Windows 8 Unleashed Installs” page.



      Session I – Overview

      ·Metro Style Apps Overview

      ·Developing Metro Style Apps

      ·Working with Controls

      ·Implementing Navigation


      Session II – Location and Data

      ·Working with Location

      ·Data Binding


      ·App Bar


      Session III – Metro Principals

      ·Live Tiles & Toast


      ·Full, Fill Snap and Portrait Views



      Build an App and Win Money and Prizes!

      Our sponsors have stepped up with some awesome prizes. Not only do you get a ton of information for FREE, but you have an opportunity to win some awesome stuff! You can’t afford to miss this!


      DAY-OF prizes will be awarded (sponsored by PDSA):

      ·1st Place: $500 Gift Card

      ·2nd Place: $200 Gift Card

      ·3rd Place: $100 Gift Card


      “Best Overall App” Prizes will be awarded to the best app from ALL unleashed events:

      ·$10,000 from Component Art

      ·Windows 8 Tablet from PDSA, Inc.


      In addition all attendees will receive a FREE eBook from O’Reilly



      Fandango is located at 12200 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90064 in the Westside Media Center. Our building is on the southwest corner of Bundy and Olympic.

      Take the 10 freeway west. Exit Bundy Dr. North. Go straight, just before you hit Olympic, there will be a driveway on the left. Turn into the driveway and go to the underground parking. Alternatively, you can enter from the driveway on Olympic Blvd. just past both buildings on the south side of the street.

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