Windows 8/WinRT

T06 Get Started with XAML development on Windows 8


10:45am - 12:00pm

Pete Brown

XAML and Gadget Guy


In 2011, Microsoft introduced Metro and WinRT to the world. One of the styles of development for these new features of Windows 8, is XAML and C#/VB. How do current .NET developers get started with development? How do you apply your current Silverlight and WPF skills to this new and exciting platform?

This code and demo-focused session will show developers how to target this platform and how to bring their current skills into the world of Windows 8 Metro.

You will learn:

  • How to start working with Windows 8 using XAML and C#
  • How to apply current (Silverlight, WPF) development skills to this new world