Windows Phone 7 Deep Dive Workshops (Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane)

Update: This event is FREE! Register by clicking the links below but please make sure that you read the prerequisites and only register if you 110% able to make it for the two days in your city.

…coming to a city near you

Are you interested in Windows Phone 7 Development? Are you keen to get ahead of the competition to create apps for the Windows Phone 7?

Windows Phone 7 is a fresh exciting mobility platform and potentially a land of opportunity for killer apps! These “Free of Charge” workshops are designed to take your skills to the next level beyond the online training kits and helps you explore some more complex scenarios.


To get involved, you need Silverlight/WPF, C# .NET Framework skills and you should have completed a subset of hands on labs from the following:

The workshop will be run by Nick Randolph (that’s me!) from Built to Roam.  In case you’ve been wondering I’ve been working with Windows Phone for quite some time and have just a few blog posts talking about developing for Windows Phone. You can find my blog, here (  and my public profile at

Course Content:

Day 1
  • Session 1: Introduction and Windows Phone User Experience Overview
  • Session 2: Animation, Orientation and Overlays
  • Session 3: Application Lifecycle, Navigation, Application Tiles and Notification
  • Session 4: Tasks and Touch
  • Session 5: Working with the Accelerometer, Sounds and Location
Day 2
  • Session 6: Connecting and Consuming the Web
  • Session 7: Retrieving, Storing and Synchronizing Data
  • Session 8: Silverlight Analytics, Unit Testing and other Frameworks
  • Session 9: Security, Authentication and Performance

When/Where and Registration:

  • Melbourne: 20th-21st September
    • Exhibition Room| Level 5, 4 Freshwater Place, Southbank VIC 3006 | Map
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  • Sydney: 23rd-24th September
  • Adelaide: 27th-28th September
    • Board Room | Level 26, Santos House, 91 King William Street Adelaide SA 5000 | Map
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  • Brisbane: 29th-30th September
    • Theatre 2 | Level 9, Waterfront Place 1 Eagle Street Brisbane QLD 4000 | Map
    • Register Now >

We look forward to seeing you there!

Windows Phone Team

Microsoft Australia

PS – please register soon as places are limited

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