Join Startup Weekend and Windows in the pre-weekend Bootcamp to learn more about Windows Store app building and get ready to succeed in your Startup Weekend event!
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The Windows 8 pre-weekend Bootcamp is a fun, no-fluff event for app builders, by app builders. You’ll learn from experts how to create rich and interactive apps and mock-ups for your final presentation on Sunday at Startup Weekend.
The content of the Bootcamps is relevant to developers, designers and entrepreneurs coming from various backgrounds including web technology (HTML5/JS), iOS (Objective-C) and others. We’ll cover the following:
o Windows 8 Overview
o Windows 8 Platform & Tools
o Windows 8 app features – Tiles & Notifications, Contracts, Elective Tracks
o How to be successful at Startup Weekend
o Q&A & Startup Weekend Pitch Prep
About the Startup Weekend and Windows Partnership
Microsoft is proud to be a long-time partner of Startup Weekend. This year, Windows and BizSpark are supporting hundreds of Startup Weekend events around the globe, bringing hands-on education to 50 cities around the world through a series of Windows 8 Bootcamps.
Bootcamps take place before select Startup Weekend events where mentors work closely with entrepreneurs to give them inside access to Windows 8, educate them on Windows Store apps and help them succeed during the weekend.
Entrepreneurs can put what they learned into practice by building Windows apps during Startup Weekend and can then take their apps to the next level by attending Windows 8 dev camps or Labs where they can get expert training on Windows 8 and feedback from top engineers and designers. We also encourage you to check out Microsoft BizSpark – thousands of developers have already joined. Signing up is fast, easy and free of charge. Join today.
About the Windows Store
Windows 8 is a completely reimagined Windows. With 40 million Windows 8 licenses sold in first month, the Windows Store gives you an unprecedented reach across devices from tablets, PCs to All-in-ones, all with the same app. The new Windows Store also provides flexibility for selling your app and higher profit potential than the Apple App Store – with an 80% revenue share when you reach $25,000 USD or more in total sales. It’s easy to get started on Windows 8.