July 2012 Meetup!!


The July 2012 Meetup of the Metro Developer User Group is scheduled for July 16th from 6PM to 8PM @ TechColumbus. Please see details below & kindly RSVP.

Lap around Windows 8 & Real-World Metro Apps!

We start off the rebranded User Group proceedings with Windows 8. Inspirations, backdrop, architecture & plans for the next iteration of the most popular computer OS. What’s in Windows 8 for the consumer, enterprises & developers? Common tips & tricks on usage.

Next, we take a deep-dive into developing Metro apps on XAML/C# stack. We take a look at a couple of real-world Metro apps from start to finish. How to think about UX first? How do we manage application lifecycle, data, visual states, charms integration & tackle other common coding challenges. All this & more as we spend an evening with Windows 8 to kick things off.

Speaker Bio:
Samidip Basu (@samidip) is a technologist, gadget-lover and MSFT Mobility Solutions Lead for Sogeti USA working out of Columbus OH. With a strong developer background in Microsoft technology stack, he now spends much of his time in spreading the word to discover the full potential of Windows Phone/Windows 8 platforms & cloud-supported mobile solutions in general. He passionately helps run the Metro Developer User Group (http://themetrodeveloperusergroup.com/), labors in M3 Conf (http://m3conf.com/) organization and can be found with at-least a couple of hobbyist projects at any time. His spare times call for travel and culinary adventures with the wife. Find out more at http://samidipbasu.com.

Please RSVP on our Meetup site @ http://www.meetup.com/metrodevug/. Come join us!


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