Wavefront & Microsoft Workshop: How HTML5, Windows 8 & WP8 Play Together

Wavefront and Microsoft are back with hands-on coding workshops! Calling all developers and designers – we are here to support your app building and get you prepared to submit it to the Windows Phone Store.

In just over two years, the Windows Phone Store has grown to well over 135,000 apps and games with no sign of slowing down. With an application ecosystem that continues to accelerate, now is the time to build new apps for the platform and port existing apps to Windows Phone Store.

08:30AM – 09:00AM – Registration & breakfast
09:00AM – 10:00AM – An introduction to HTML5
10:00AM – 10:45AM – A lap around Windows Phone 8 app development and how HTML fits into the picture
10:45AM – 11:00AM – Coffee break
11:00AM – 12:00PM – Building native HTML5 apps for Windows 8
12:00PM – 01:00PM – Lunch
01:00PM – 01:45PM – Responsive web design: designing for mobile and using this in your native apps
01:45PM – 02:30PM – Sharing code between Windows Phone and Windows 8
02:30PM – 03:00PM – Coffee break
03:00PM – 04:00PM – Succeeding in the Store – tips and tricks for marketing your app
04:00PM – 04:45PM – Overview of Microsoft’s Modern UI
04:45PM – 05:00PM – Wrap up & prize draws
* For detailed agendaclick here.

Fees: $25 + HST. Includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments.

Register now to learn how you can develop apps to increase your reach, grow your revenue and be on the cutting edge with Windows Phone.

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Location: SFU – Harbour Centre. 2270 Sauder Industries Policy Room, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 5K3

Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013
Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Location: Ivey ING Direct Leadership Centre. Amphitheatre #2, 130 King Street West, Ground Floor, Toronto, ON, M5X 1A9

Date: Monday, April 8, 2013
Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Location: Invest Ottawa. Training Room, 80 Aberdeen Street, Suite 100, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5R5

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Location: Palais des congrès de Montréal. Centre de congrès et d’expositions, Room 523, 159, rue Saint-Antoine Ouest, 9e étage, Montréal, QC


  • Your own PC that also supports SLAT (Second Level Address Translation), running the 64-bit version Windows 8 (Click here for a free 90-day trial)
  • Download the free developer tools ahead of time so you can hit the ground running