Developing Games for the Windows Store with HTML5 and JavaScript

Tue, 21 May 2013, 18:30 - 21:30 (Add to calendar) GMT
(Exact location not available) , Washington, US

Join Microsoft Technical Evangelist G. Andrew Duthie for a tour of the tools and frameworks you can use to build awesome games for the Windows Store using HTML and JavaScript. From game libraries like ImpactJS and CreateJS, to frameworks like Scirra?s Construct 2, there are many ways to create new games, or port existing games to the Windows Store. Leverage your existing web skills to build great apps, and get them in the Windows Store. And if you publish by June 30th, you may qualify for the Keep the Cash promotion. Speaker Bio:

Andrew Duthie, aka devhammer, is a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft's Mid-Atlantic States district, where he provides support and education for developers working with the Microsoft development platform. In addition to his work with Microsoft, Andrew is the author of several books on ASP.NET and web development, and has spoken at numerous industry conferences from VSLive! and ASP.NET Connections, to Microsoft's Professional Developer Conference (PDC) and Tech-Ed. Andrew has been participating in the user group community since way back in 1997, when one of his co-workers dragged him out to the Internet Developers User Group in Tyson's Corner, VA, and he's been hooked ever since. Andrew is also the creator and developer of Community Megaphone, a site designed for promoting and finding developer community events. In addition to his work in software development, Andrew has enjoyed some recent forays into the world of hardware experimentation, including developing for Kinect and .NET Gadgeteer, using his newly-formed hardware chops to do everything from blinking LEDs and making strange noises, to flying a helicopter with his bare hands. Andrew can be reached through his blog at You can also follow Andrew on twitter.

Event venue: Heart House

Hosted by: DC .Net User Group

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