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Free SilverlightShow Webinar: Metro and WinRT for the Silverlight/WPF Developer

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0 comments   /   posted by Silverlight Show on Jan 03, 2012
Tags:   windows-8 , metro , winrt , wpf , webinar , gill-cleeren

SilverlightShow Webinar: 

Metro and WinRT for the Silverlight/WPF Developer: Part 1
 

This webinar has been delivered on February 2nd, 2012.
 

Watch the recording | Demos | Slides (.ppt/.pptx)
     

This topic will be extensively covered in 2 webinar sessions: on Feb 2nd (register above) and on Feb 9th (learn more and register).

Are you currently building XAML-based applications using Silverlight or WPF? And are you afraid that all you’ve learned in the past is now suddenly obsolete? Then you should really attend this webinar and be amazed!
 
We’ll see how you can transfer your knowledge to the new Metro-way of building applications. We’ll do this by looking at a working application that contains most of the features you’ve come to love in Silverlight. 

You’ll learn that things like data binding, styling, controls and much more can be leveraged to build applications in Windows 8. After this webinar, you will see that all of a sudden, you are already an experienced Metro app developer! A big smile is guaranteed after this talk!
Level 250-300

Agenda for part 1:

1. General XAML stuff for Windows 8
2. Old and new controls
3. Finding your way with navigation

Agenda for part 2 (Feb 9th):
 
1. Styling and templating
2. Data in your Windows 8 apps

  • Getting data
  • Data binding

3. The Application Lifecycle (Copyright 2010 Windows Phone 7)
4. Tiles and more (Copyright 2010 Windows Phone 7)
5. IO’ing in Metro apps

Presenter: Gill Cleeren

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Join our post-webinar survey! Three of you who submitted useful and constructuve feedback on our webinar will get a free copy of Gill Cleeren's ebook 'Getting Ready for Microsoft Silverlight Exam 70-506'.
 

Tweet this webinar using tag #webinarsilverlightshow to win 2 ebooks 'Microsoft Silverlight 4 Data and Services Cookbook' by Packt Publishing.

All ebook winners will be announced on February 3rd.


-- Telerik Offer for All Attendees of Our Webinars --

During this and next planned SilverlightShow webinars, you may get two RadControls for Silverlight licenses from Telerik with a discount. How?

To get the discount, email your and your friend's names to asena.woodward [at] telerik [dot] com with subject "SilverlightShow webinars: Discount for Telerik RadControls'. The email must be sent from the email address used in your webinar registration.


About the speaker:
Gill Cleeren is Microsoft Regional Director (www.theregion.com), MVP ASP.NET, INETA speaker bureau member and Silverlight Insider.

He lives in Belgium where he works as .NET architect at Ordina. Passionate about .NET, he’s always playing with the newest bits. In his role as Regional Director, Gill has given many sessions, webcasts and trainings on new as well as existing technologies, such as Silverlight, ASP.NET and WPF at conferences including TechDays Belgium, DevDays Netherlands, NDC Norway, SQL Server Saturday Switzerland, Spring Conference UK, etc. He’s also the author of many articles in various developer magazines and organizes the yearly Community Day event in Belgium.

Gill also leads Visug (www.visug.be), the largest .NET user group in Belgium. He recently published his first book: “Silverlight 4 Data and Services Cookbook” (Packt Publishing). You can find his blog at www.snowball.be.

Gill also delivered the following SilverlightShow webinars:
Introduction to XAML Development on Windows 8
Blend for Silverlight Developers
10 things I'm sure you didn't know about Silverlight 4
Let's MEF: overview of the Managed Extensibility Framework in Silverlight 4
Silverlight's Power Features: Data Binding in Action
Switch or no switch: Can I build my business apps in LightSwitch?
Switching on the Cloud for Silverlight 
Building a Silverlight 4 Application End-to-end

Who is this webinar appropriate for:
Silverlight/WPF developers
    
Duration:
75 minutes, including Q&A

Technical Requirements:
Internet connection and computer speakers for audio.

Want to see more scheduled or past webinars? Check SilverlightShow Webinars page.

 

 


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