RockNUG Release 7.0

Wed, 12 Jun 2013, 18:30 - 21:00 (Add to calendar) GMT
6177 Executive Boulevard , Rockville, US

Windows 8, HTML5, and JavaScript: Happy Together - Andrew Duthie

In this talk, Microsoft Technical Evangelist G. Andrew Duthie will show you how you can build polished and functional Metro style apps for Windows 8 using HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript. You'll see how you can leverage both your existing skills, as well as markup and code to get you started quickly. Whether you develop games or other apps, HTML and JavaScript provide a powerful combination for building great apps that you can sell through the Windows Store. You'll learn about: * How a JavaScript Windows Store app is organized * Leveraging existing code and markup * The lifecycle of a Windows Store app * How contracts make your app easier to use * More G. 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.

6:30 - 7:00 n00b Presentation: L is For... - Dean Fiala

7:00 - 7:30 Pizza/Announcements

7:30 - 9:00 Windows 8, HTML5, and JavaScript: Happy Together - Andrew Duthie

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