Michael Crump is a Microsoft MVP, INETA Community Champion, and an author of several .NET Framework eBooks. He speaks at a variety of conferences and has written dozens of articles on .NET development. He works at Telerik with a focus on our XAML control suite. You can follow him on Twitter at @mbcrump or keep up with his various blogs by visiting his Telerik Blog or his Personal Blog.
Windows Phone 8
Windows Phone 8 SDK: Tiles, Lock Screens and Speech Recognition
The Windows Phone 8 SDK brings along many new features that could benefit your next Windows Phone app. Come take a look at several of these new features including: Tiles, Changing Lock Screen & Notifications and Speech Recognition. We will also discover the additional tooling support and templates covered with this release. This is definitely a session to get you up to speed quickly with this new and exciting platform.
Deeper Dive into the Windows Phone 8 SDK.
This session is a deeper dive into the Windows Phone 8 SDK. After taking a brief look at what is included in the SDK, we will dive straight into several demos you may use in your next app. We will specifically look at Native Code (C++) support, In-App Store purchases, Wallet transactions and Maps. So, if you already have a basic knowledge of Windows Phone 8 and want to dig deeper, than this session is for you.
A Guided Tour of Windows Store Apps using XAML/C#.
Are you looking for the "A to Z" guide to building Windows Store Apps using XAML/C#? Well then this session is designed for you. We will take a look at prototyping your next app, what it takes to build your app in VS2012 and Blend and finally certification and application deployment. It doesn't end there though, as we will tour the make-up of an application and several "gotchas" that I've came across building my first app.
The Top 10 Things I've Learned About Building Windows Store Apps as a Silverlight Developer.
This session will help existing Silverlight developers get over the hump of building Windows 8 Store apps using XAML/C#. I have built both Silverlight and Windows 8 apps and share 10 things that I’ve found every Silverlight developer should know before starting their first XAML/C# Windows Store App.