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Join Microsoft Technical Evangelists for four app mashup webcasts designed to walk you through start to finish for your Windows 8 app in one hour. Featuring starter kits based on APIs from Yelp, Bing, Mashery, Facebook, Twitter and Meetup, these workshops are great for students, hobbyists and professional developers who want to learn the basics of app development and publish their first app to the store.

Each session will run from Noon - 1pm EDT. Attend one or all four webcasts, you decide. For more details or to register, choose a webcast below.

6/5/2013 | Windows 8 App Mashup : Exploring the Mashery APIs
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In this workshop you will learn how to develop Windows 8 apps using Mashery API's including Tom-Tom, Edmunds, Rotten Tomatoes and Active.com. We will provide an overview of Mashery the industry leader in API management. We will cover how to access these web service API's from code, deserialize the response into a set of runtime objects that you can bind to Windows 8 UX Controls such as the GridView and the ListView.

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6/12/2013 | Windows 8 App Mashup : Exploring the Social Networking APIs
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In this workshop you will learn how to develop Windows 8 apps using the Twitter, Meetup and Facebook APIs. Twitter, Meetup and Facebook are the premier social networking sites and their API's provide access to Tweets, Meetups and Friends. What a great combination!

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6/19/2013 | Windows 8 App Mashup : Exploring the Yelp API
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In this workshop you will learn how to develop Windows 8 apps using the Yelp API. Yelp is a local business directory service and review site with social networking features. People use Yelp to search for everything from the city's tastiest burger to the most renowned cardiologist.

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6/25/2013 | Windows 8 App Mashup : Exploring the Bing Maps API
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In this workshop you will learn how to develop Windows 8 apps using the Bing Maps API. Bing Maps gives you a rich set of tools to help you create amazing map experiences perfect for mash-ups.

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Don't forget to check out the "Keep the Cash Rewards" offer to see how you can get $100 for publishing your app(s) in the Windows Store and/or Windows Phone Store. Publish your app before June 30, 2013 and you can get a $100 virtual Visa card for every qualified app you enter (up to $2000*). Learn more.