Monthly Archives: May 2013

Game Development with G. Andrew Duthie

Last week, I had just attended a user group meeting for DCDNUG, hosted by G. Andrew Duthie, a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft. The topic was “Developing Games for the Windows Store with HTML5 and JavaScript” and was a great introduction to creating games for Microsoft’s new platform using familiar web technologies.

I downloaded Andrew’s Community Megaphone app for Windows 8 after the meeting, and learned about the interactive event, Game Development for Beginners, at Microsoft’s Reston VA office. This is one of many free Game Dev events from Microsoft listed in the app.

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Microsoft TechEd 2013: Intro

Once again, I’ll be heading to Microsoft’s annual TechEd conference for a week, with my colleague from Excella Consulting. Last year, I attended TechEd in Orlando, Florida. This year, it’s down in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the Morial Convention Center.

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

 

Stay tuned to WakeUpAndCode.com as I plan to blog about my experience throughout the week, from June 2 through June 7.

This is the introductory post for a series of posts about TechEd. You can see the index page at:
http://WakeupAndCode.com/teched-2013/

Enjoy!
Shahed :-)

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