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SilverlightShow Webinar: 10 Things Silverlight Developers Should Know About Windows 8

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SilverlightShow webinar: The Ten Things Silverlight Programmers Should Know About Windows 8

This webinar has been delivered on July 3rd, 2012!

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View the webinar slides (.ppt / .pptx) | Get demos | Go to the QandA page

Presenter: Michael Crump

In this session, Silverlight MVP Michael Crump will look at how Silverlight developers skills translate over to WinRT. He will dive straight into 10 things that he has discovered while working with WinRT. You will quickly find out just how much you will need to learn to work with this new platform.


1. Starting with the Fundamentals
2. Application Lifecycle
3. XML/Code Namespaces
4. Making WebRequest - Async
5. Storage
6. Navigation
7. Controls
8. Animations
9. Freebies
10. Monetizing

Microsoft Silverlight 5 Data and Services Cookbook by Gill Cleeren
  • Tweet this webinar and win an ebook from Packt Publishing! 2 of you who tweeted the webinar using tag #webinarsilverlightshow will win a free ebook, choosing between Microsoft Silverlight 5 Data and Services Cookbook or MVVM Survival Guide for Enterprise Architectures in Silverlight and WPF.

The winners will be announced on July 4, 2012.

About the presenter:

Michael Crump is a Microsoft MVP, INETA Community Champion, and an author of several .NET books. He has been seen speaking at a variety of conferences including: CodeStock, DevLink, and TechDays. Michael has also written dozens of articles on .NET development including Visual Studio Magazine, DevProConnections and Silverlight Show. He currently works at Telerik with a focus on their XAML control suite. You can follow Michael on Twitter at mbcrump or keep up with his blog by visiting michaelcrump.net 

You may email Michael at the following address: michael [at] michaelcrump.net

Michael has also delivered the SilverlightShow webinar 'Getting started with the Silverlight 5 Beta' (watch the recording), and is also the author of the following article series on SilverlightShow:

Who is this webinar appropriate for:

Silverlight developers
75 minutes, including Q&A

Technical Requirements:
Internet connection and computer speakers for audio.

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