The Windows 8 application development story
In this session Nathan Mercer & Ryan Tarak from Microsoft NZ will take us through the Windows 8 application development story now that Windows 8 has been in market for 6 months – why should developers care about Windows 8.
We will go through how to develop a Windows 8 Application, application business models including paid and free apps, application distribution including the Windows Store, side loading and enterprise software distribution through Company Portals. We’ll also cover off the differences between Windows Phone apps and Windows 8 apps as well as showing off some of the latest and greatest Windows 8 hardware
Thursday 23 May 2013
Gather for food and drinks at 5:45 PM
Presentation starting at 6:10 PM
Our speakers include:
Ryan Tarak (Technology Evangelist, Microsoft New Zealand, blog, Twitter) is passionate about academic audiences, Windows Phone, and the NZ developer community. Supporting the .NET User Groups and engaging with academics as well as tertiary students, Ryan focuses on helping institutions introduce Microsoft technologies, and helping students to connect with the industry through programs such as the Microsoft Imagine Cup. A graduate from both the University of Auckland and the University of Otago, Ryan no longer has any free time - thanks to his beautiful baby girl, Kayla