This post may well come out sounding like an ad for Meetup.com. Not my intent, but so be it if that’s how it comes across.
I’ll also state clearly that I don’t have any formal connection with Meetup, although I am a co-organizer of the DC/Baltimore Windows App Developers Meetup, and I’ve also written a couple of APIMASH Starter Kits that leverage the Meetup API.
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If you missed last week’s APIMASH Webcast on the Social Networking APIs, don’t fret…below, you’ll find the recording of the webcast featuring yours truly, and my peers Lindsay Lindstrom and Tara Walker:
Here’s the abstract from Channel 9:
Join Microsoft Technical Evangelists G. Andrew Duthie, Lindsay Lindstrom, and Tara Walker as they cover several of the APIMASH Starter Kits that incorporate popular social networking APIs like Meetup, Facebook, and Twitter. This is a recording of their June 12th, 2013 webcast.
[00:40] Overview of the APIMASH project (G. Andrew Duthie)
[05:00] The Meetup API (G. Andrew Duthie)
[12:25] The Facebook API (Lindsay Lindstrom)
[29:35] The Twitter API (Tara Walker)
[53:40] Closing and call to action (Tara Walker)
If you’d like to catch the next couple of webcasts, there are two more you can catch:
If you can’t make those times, as with the above webcast, those recordings will be posted to our APIMASH feed on Channel 9.
One of the things that I like about building Windows Store apps using Visual Studio 2012 is the availability of several rich and useful templates. One of my favorites is the Grid App template, which demonstrates how to build an app with a hub page listing grouped items in a ListView control, a group details page, listing information about each group, and an item details page, for information about specific items.
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