Introduction to the Windows Runtime (WinRT)

New York ALT.NET Group
26-27 Oct 2011 (Add to calendar) GMT
(Exact location not available) , , US

There were some recent announcements at the Build Conference which provide a major shift in the way in which apps are built for the Windows platform coming in Windows 8. In this presentation, Ben Dewey will discuss the announcements coming from the Build conference, he will provide an introduction to the Windows Runtime (WinRT), and will show how apps can be written using your choice of C++, C#, VB, and/or Javascript.

About the Speaker

Ben Dewey is employed at Tallan as a Senior Software Developer where he consults on many projects around New York City, focusing on Architecture, Silverlight, ASP.NET and jQuery. He also works to develop Server Oriented Applications using WCF. Ben strives to create SOLID applications of the highest craftmanship while paying special attention to clean User Experiences (UX).

Ben is currently a committer on the Apache Stonehenge project, and is actively involved in numerous community events, from speaking at local user groups and helping to organize the ALT.NET Meetup in NYC. Ben periodically posts information on his blog.

This meeting will be held at the Microsoft offices as usual. Check the Meetup site for details!


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