Game (and App) Jam Windows 8 Style Week 2: Building Apps and Games with HTML5 and JS

Wed, 22 May 2013, 18:00 - 21:00 (Add to calendar) GMT
307 International Drive , Hunt Valley, US

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In the week 2 workshop, we'll look at using the native support for HTML5 and JavaScript to build apps and games, including showing how you can port existing games built with 3rd party frameworks such as ImpactJS, and how you can leverage 3rd party middleware such as Scirra's Construct 2 to quickly build great games and export them for Windows Store and/or Windows Phone 8. There will be hands-on time available after the presentation to work on your apps and games. Attendees wishing to use Construct 2 should download the latest release from

Don't forget to reserve your spot for Game (and App) Jam, Windows 8 Style Week 3!

Then join us for the App Judging at CMAP Code Camp, on June 1st! We'll be delivering sessions on Windows Store development, including tips and tricks for getting through the certification process. Technical Evangelist G. Andrew Duthie will be holding office hours for folks with questions, and at the end of the day we'll hold an app competition, where all attendees who show off their app can compete for some great prizes, including a grand prize of a Surface Pro! Prerequisites: In order to participate in the app contest or any of the hands-on activities, you must bring a laptop with Windows 8 along with Visual Studio 2012 (the Express for Windows 8 version will work fine, or Pro or above will also work).

Event venue: The Greene Turtle

Hosted by: DC Windows App Developers

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