Make Web Not War Webcamp is back with awesome new content

By: Frederic Harper, May 29, 2012

You too can be as awesome as Thomas

DUE TO SITUATION OUT OF OUR CONTROL, THE EVENT HAS BEEN REPORTER TO SEPTEMBER. MORE INFORMATION ON THIS BLOG IN SEPTEMBER. THANKS!

We got so many people who asked us to do another Webcamp after our first one, that there wasn’t a way for us to say no. So by popular requests, we will have a second Webcamp June 8th with new subjects… FOR FREE.

The Webcamp is a full day of online webinars about technology. Made by expert, you got the chance to learn about the greatest, and the newest stuff in the market. As we separate the day in 6 presentations time, you’ll be able to choose the one that you want to listen, or watch more than one if you have an interest in many topics. Like the last one, we’ll get some prizes: the more webinars you attend, the more chance you got to win (more details soon). Here is the schedule for the day (time is Eastern Time):

11h00 – 11h45 – New brutality for HTML5 and CSS3

12h00 – 12h45 – WIMP: Windows, IIS, MySQL, PHP on Windows Azure

13h00 – 13h45 – Designing apps with Metro principles and Windows personality

14h00 – 14h45 – Start to finish, getting node.js running on Windows Azure

15h00 – 15h45 – Building Games using Visual C++ 11 and DirectX

16h00 – 16h45 – Secret sauce for iOS and Android Developers

 

 

Here are the abstracts:

New brutality for HTML5 and CSS3

There are a lot of great features in HTML5 and CSS3 that is being supported across modern browsers. These features make it much easier to build web apps that surpass their traditional counterparts. In this talk, you will learn about the various new features and even how you can take advantage of them in Windows 8. Register for free!

WIMP: Windows, IIS, MySQL, PHP on Windows Azure

Managing your own blog is a great way to experiment with client side development as well as learn the ins and outs of maintaining your own web application. In this talk, you’ll learn how to install and configure a WordPress blog using PHP & MySQL on a Windows Azure instance. Register for free!

Designing apps with Metro principles and Windows personality

Windows 8 marks the next step in the evolution of the Metro design style. Through the bold use of color, typography, and motion, Metro design style brings a fresh new approach to the user experience. In this talk, you’ll learn the design principles behind Metro and get insights into how to apply these principles in your own apps. Register for free!

Start to finish, getting node.js running on Windows Azure

Windows Azure running a none Microsoft stack? Better believe it! Windows Azure has been architected to power many popular technologies including node.js. In this talk, you’ll learn the basics of provisioning an instance, installing node.js and deploying an application on Windows Azure. Register for free!

Building Games using Visual C++ 11 and DirectX

Visual Studio 11 brings the most significant set of improvements for developing graphics-intensive apps in over a decade. Whether you are just getting started with 2D/3D games or a seasoned game programmer, there’s something for you in this talk. We will walk through all the new tools integrated into Visual Studio that will make game programming a breeze. Register for free!

Secret sauce for iOS and Android Developers

You may have built apps and games for other mobile platforms and want to port those titles to Windows Phone.  While there is no silver bullet or single button to press that can instantaneously port an app to Windows Phone, there are a wide variety of resources, best practices and guidelines as to how best port your code to create an amazing app experience on Windows Phone.  In this presentation, you will be exposed to the tools and resources that Microsoft has created to help you port your existing apps from iOS and Android to Windows Phone. Register for free!

 

So don’t miss your chance to learn for free, but also to win some amazing prizes. Register now as the places are limited!

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