#SDEC11 #Microsoft all day session announced! #HTML5 #Mango

SDEC11 has some exciting news. We are happy to announce that we have  added a Microsoft all day session on day 2. This session will be a hands on workshop/dojo on HTML5, Mango, and Mobile Development Hackathon.

The contents of the session are:

An Introduction to HTML5 Awesomeness

In this session, you’ll learn how to take advantage of HTML5 today and into the future! You’ll also see what’s possible with HTML5, enabling rich user experiences across platforms without the need for plugins. You’ll also discover the tools that are available to help you build HTML5 web applications and sites. Come join us for an action-packed session of HTML5 awesomeness!

A Lap Around Mango

In this session, we will provide an overview of some of the hot, new features found in the Windows Phone Mango release and how you can use them in your Mango apps. Features such as taking advantage of multitasking and background agents, live tiles, augmented reality with the camera, use of the gyroscope API, socket support, local database support and many others will be discussed. By the end of this session, you will have the base knowledge of the Mango development process and how to leverage its features within your apps. After this session is done, you will be able to will be able to use the time to code your own apps using while the presenter remains present to answer questions.

Windows Phone and Internet Explorer Hackathon

The afternoon of the workshop will focus on hands-on coding and development of phone and web applications for Windows Phone and Internet Explorer. Apply what you’ve learned through the morning content, and the other great sessions at SDEC, while taking advantage of in-person technical support from technology experts!

This session is included in the conference registration!

To give people time to review this content and sign up we have extended the early bird for the conference until September 15th!


Author: Terry Bunio

Terry Bunio is passionate about his work as the Manager of the Project Management Office at the University of Manitoba. Terry oversees the governance on Information Technology projects to make sure the most important projects are being worked on in a consistent and effective way. Terry also provides leadership on the customized Project Methodology that is followed. The Project Methodology is a equal mix of Prince2, Agile, Traditional, and Business Value. Terry strives to bring Brutal Visibility, Eliminating Information islands, Right Sizing Documentation, Promoting Collaboration and Role-Based Non-Consensus, and short Feedback Loops to Minimize Inventory to the Agile Project Management Office. As a fan of pragmatic Agile, Terry always tries to determine if we can deliver value as soon as possible through iterations. As a practical Project Manager, Terry is known to challenge assumptions and strive to strike the balance between the theoretical and real world approaches for both Traditional and Agile approaches. Terry is a fan of AWE (Agile With Estimates), the Green Bay Packers, Winnipeg Jets, and asking why?

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