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Windows 8 Dev Camp in Sibiu - 24 nov 2012

After the Windows 8 Dev Camp from Cluj-Napoca, we are preparing Windows 8 Dev Camp in Sibiu. To be able to register please follow this link: 
Here is the announcement message for Romanian guys:
În urmă cu aproape o luna, Microsoft a lansat un nou sistem de operare - Windows 8. Cu această ocazie Codecamp împreună cu ITSpark vă invită la “Windows 8 Dev Camp”. În cadrul acestui eveniment o să disecăm o parte din secretele pe care un dezvoltator trebuie să le cunoască despre Windows 8.
Participarea la eveniment este gratuită. Mulțumim în special iQuest pentru susținere.
Sosirea participanților
What's new in Windows 8?
Tudor Damian
A brief overview of the new features and performance improvements in Windows 8.
Developing modern web applications: HTML 5, MVVM, Web Sockets
Mihai Tătăran
In this session you will see a modern approach to web applications, from designing the client-side JavaScript code, to communication strategies with the server backend. We will touch technologies and frameworks like: HTML 5, knockoutjs, Web Sockets, jQuery.
Building and testing Windows 8 Metro Style Applications using C++,C# and JavaScript
Radu Vunvulea
In this session you will discover how you can develop applications that use components written in different programming language (C++, C# and JavaScript). A brief introduction in WinRT Components and testing tools will also be presented.
Pauza de masa
Is encoding, protecting and streaming video a complex issue? Certainly not with Media Services – a novel Windows Azure service
Mihai Nadăș
Media Services offer the flexibility, scalability and reliability of a cloud platform to handle high quality media experiences for a global audience. This 50 minutes session will go through the best parts leaving you with the essentials that you need to know before starting a serious media services project. Consuming video content is easy – there’s no reason why developers should not feel the same about doing the plumbing behind the experience.
Designing Windows 8 Apps with Blend and PowerPoint Storyboards
Lorant Domokos
Windows 8 is a new Windows experience. Through the bold use of color, typography, and motion, Microsoft design style brings a fresh new approach to the user experience. In this talk, you'll learn about the Microsoft design principles and how to apply these principles to build your own apps using PowerPoint Storyboards and Blend.
iQuest Group

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