Windows Store Game Development Workshop

Sat, 28 Sep 2013, 10:00 - 14:00 (Add to calendar) GMT
(Exact location not available) , Reston, US

Important! Please register for this event at so we can have an accurate headcount for the event. This workshop will introduce game development concepts using HTML5 Canvas and JavaScript, along with available game frameworks such as ImpactJS, CreateJS, and others. The workshop will start with a presentation by Technical Evangelist G. Andrew Duthie, and will also provide hands-on time for you to start working with the technologies covered during the lecture portion. Note that this is the first of 3 game development workshops, and you can attend any, or all three. IMPORTANT

To participate in the hands-on portion of these events you MUST bring a PC with the following installed:

-Windows 8 (any x86 or x64 version will work fine)

-Visual Studio 2012

(for Windows Store apps, you'll need Visual Studio 2012 Express for Windows 8, or higher. For Windows Phone apps, you'll need Visual Studio 2012 Express for Windows Phone, or higher) We will NOT have PCs available for attendee use, so please come prepared if you want to work hands-on. If you need a copy of either Windows 8 or Visual Studio 2012, head over to

For Mac users, there are a variety of boot and virtualization options you can use to run Windows 8 and Visual Studio, which are documented here:

Please visit for more details on this event and the other workshops in the series.

Event venue: Microsoft - Reston

Hosted by: DC/Baltimore Windows App Developers

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