This is just a last-minute reminder for developer folks in Southern California. There are three free developer camps (DevCamps) tomorrow at the University of Southern California, one event focuses on HTML5, the Phone Camp covers Windows Phone development and the Cloud Camp is about the Windows Azure developer platform. All of the three DevCamps tomorrow are free; you learn from experts, get time for some hands-on training and network with fellow developers.
HTML 5 DevCamp:
The HTML5 Web Camp will start with demos and presentations, and will end with hands on lab sessions. The following is a list of topics:
- Introduction to HTML5
- CSS3 and all the cool features
- HTML5 Graphics Canvas and SVG
- Video, Sound, and Animations With HTML5
- HTML5 New Features
- Practical HTML5: Using It Today
- HTML5 for Multiple Devices: Phones and Others
The Phone Camp will cover how to utilize the cloud to consume external API’s for Windows Phone development, how to improve user experience with a deep dive Expression Blend session, app performance tuning, globalization and location and much more. The afternoon will include labs as well as an app competition, where you can share and present your own Windows Phone app.
You can find out more about the Phone DevCamp agenda and register here.
The Coud Camp will introduce the Windows Azure developer platform features and outline how Windows Azure opens up a host of new application and multi-screen development opportunities. Windows Azure is an internet-scale cloud computing and services platform hosted in Microsoft data centers. Windows Azure provides an operating system and a set of developer services used to build cloud-based solutions.
The Cloud DevCamp sessions will include the following topics:
- Getting Started with Windows Azure
- Using Windows Azure Storage
- Understanding SQL Azure
- Securing, Connecting, and Scaling
- Azure Application Scenarios
- Launching your Azure App
Student Prep Night
If you are a student and are interested particularly in attending the Windows Phone Camp, there is a Student Prep Night today. You will get a chance to install the necessary developer tools to get ready for the training on Friday and snack on pizza! Don’t forget to register here for the Student Prep Night.
If you would like to stay on top of everything HTML 5, Phone app development and the Cloud, don’t miss out on the DevCamp fun tomorrow!