October 02, 2012
Kate Pope Hodel, KCSourceLink
Think Big Partners Hosts Microsoft Event Oct. 15-17
(This post comes from Allison Way and was posted originally on the Think Big Partners blog. Used with permission.)
Silicon Prairie startup developers and entrepreneurs, Microsoft is providing you the opportunity of a lifetime. The launch of every new app store is exciting, but the launch of the Windows 8 app store presents startup with a very unique opportunity.
With Microsoft’s exisiting dominance in the operating system and office suite markets in conjunction with the upcoming availability of Windows 8, the ability to build on Microsoft platforms is becoming more important than ever. That’s why Microsoft and Think Big Partners are hosting a free event for developers:
Azure Cloud and Windows 8 App Kickstarts
WHO: Startup founders, technical leads, and entrepreneurs
WHAT: Microsoft’s technology-focused bootcamp to educate startups and developers how to effectively
utilize and build on Windows 8 and Microsoft Azure platforms.
WHEN: October 15-17, 2012
WHERE: bizperc coworking space (1800 Baltimore, Kansas City, MO)
COST: Free to attend. RSVP is required*. Register at microsoftkickstart.eventbrite.com
· How to build, deploy and manage applications across Microsoft Azure
· How to build Windows 8 Metro style apps
· Windows 8 navigation, user-experience patterns, inherent async design and integration
· An introduction to the Microsoft BizSpark Program
*SPACE IS EXTREMELY LIMITED! Register today to claim your seat. This event will fill up fast!