C# developers: save the date for these two live Jump Starts that will help you take advantage of all the new features and improvements available in Windows 8.1 and Visual Studio 2013. Jerry Nixon and Daren May will be returning to our studios to deliver two refresh courses that will completely update the material from their popular MVA courses about developing C# and XAML based apps for the Windows Store. Both courses will uses lots of demos to teach you techniques you’ll be able to start using right away on your projects.
Windows Store App Development with C# Refresh
This free course scheduled for November 14 shows you how to create Windows Store apps using C#. You’ll find out how to implement new Windows 8.1 features using Visual Studio 2013 and how to successfully publish your first app to the Windows Store.
Date: November 14, 2013 Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm Where: Live, online virtual classroom Cost: Free!
Advanced Windows Store App Development with C# Refresh
Developers, learn lots of new techniques for building Windows Store apps, such as the new windowing model, advanced contract scenarios, branding, monetization, and animations. Attend this one-day live event and find out how to differentiate your apps in the marketplace. You’ll also learn about the new Windows Live SDK and how to take advantage of SkyDrive from within your apps.
Date: November 15, 2013 Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm Where: Live, online virtual classroom Cost: Free!
If you are working towards your MCSD: Windows Store Apps certification, these courses will prepare you for exams 70-484 and 70-485. If you are currently taking the MVA courses Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps using C# and Advanced Windows Store App Development using C# Jump Starts, those will be retired from MVA in early December. We encourage you to register for these upcoming live, refresh courses which will replace the older versions.