Devhammer's Den

May 7, 2012

Announcing Metro Friday Hackathons!

Join us on three Fridays in May for Metro Friday Hackathons. We want to provide you with an event where you can join us and your peers and co-work on your projects with specific goals in mind. Bring a computer and ideas.

What: Hackathon for Metro style Apps on Windows 8 or for Windows Phone
When: 10am – 4pm, May 11, 18, 25
Where: Microsoft offices in the DC metro area, see below for specific dates/locations
Who: Anyone. We’ll be there, you should too!
Registration: Just drop me a note, and let me know that you’re in

Ideas on what you could do:

  • Publish your Windows Phone app during the hackathon!
  • Profile your Windows 8 Metro app to qualify for early Windows Store access 
  • Evaluate your Windows Phone app for SDK 7.1.1 256mb emulator compatibility
  • Work on a project with experienced folks to help you
  • Jump start your Windows 8 or Windows Phone developer experience, cowork for a Day!

Install the dev tools before you show up (you can grab them all, or just install what you need for your particular app):

Dates and Locations:

  • May 11 - Microsoft Chevy Chase Office, 5404 Wisconsin Ave, Chevy Chase, MD (room 7027)
  • May 18 - Microsoft Reston Office, 12012 Sunset Hills Road, Reston, VA (rooms 3026 & 3028)
  • May 25 - Microsoft Chevy Chase Office, 5404 Wisconsin Ave, Chevy Chase, MD (room 7027)

See you there!

Tags: Windows 8, Windows Phone, Announcements

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