1 DAY CONFERENCE

Programming Metro-style Apps Workshop

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Wednesday, 13th June at The Skills Matter eXchange, London

Matthew Baxter-Reynolds will be speaking. Starts at 9:00 AM.

With Windows 8 comes Windows Runtime (WinRT), the new programming model for Windows. But what does it mean to .NET developers?

Fundamentals of how to approach your Metro-style development projects

In this three hour session you'll learn the fundamentals of how to approach your Metro-style development projects. You'll start by learning what WinRT is and where it fits in Microsoft's long-term development tool strategy.

Matthew Baxter-Reynolds

Matthew Baxter-Reynolds is the author of several books on software development. His next book, Programming Metro-style Apps with C#, will be published by O'Reilly in November.

Coding Workshop

In the afternoon session we start writing code taking the lessons from the morning session and creating an end-to-end app with network communications and local database storage.

Matthew Baxter-Reynolds

Matthew Baxter-Reynolds is the author of several books on software development. His next book, Programming Metro-style Apps with C#, will be published by O'Reilly in November.

The Skills Matter eXchange

Located just a five minute walk from Barbican and Old Street Stations and a 15 minute walk from Kings Cross and St Pancras Stations, the Skills Matter eXchange provides a great selection of event spaces with all the facilities you need for a vibrant, interactive and successful Tech Event.

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Fantastic space for your Tech event

Whether you are organising a hackathon, an (un)conference, a training course, product launch or meeting, our experienced event team loves to help you make your event stand out!

Fully equipped, with well working WIFI and projection facilities, and with AV, power points and white boards available in most of our space, the Skills Matter eXchange provides:

  • one auditorium, seating up to 125 people (theatre style)

  • two spacious event-, or training rooms, each seating up to 70 people theatre style or 25 people class room style

  • one bright training or meeting room, seating up to 14 class room style or 18 Board room style)

  • one training or meeting room, seating up to 8 people class room or Board room style.

  • two funky break-out areas serving complementary coffee & tea throughout your event.

How can we help organise your event?

We'd love to find out how we can help make your event stand out! Contact us with your requirements - and our experienced events team will start working with you, to make it happen!

Get in touch with us today!

  • Phone: +44 (0) 207 183 9040

  • Email: info@skillsmatter.com

  • Address: Skills Matter, 116-120 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7DP

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The Skills Matter eXchange

116-120 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7DP, GB


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