I’m finishing up my calendar and planning for next week. It’s a big week for developers here in Southeast Michigan. There are three big events you should attend:
Wed Nov 14th: Windows 8 / VS 2012 Launch and InstallFest
This coming Wednesday, our local .NET developer group, AADND, is hosting an install fest / launch event for Windows 8 and Visual Studio 2012. You can come and install Windows 8 and Visual Studio 2012 on your box. A number of people that have already worked with Windows 8 and VS2012 will be on hand to help, and to provide guidance. I’ll be there to help and to discuss the Open Source environment for Windows developers.
Thursday Nov 15th: Doing Privacy Right. A workshop for app developers.
SRT Solutions is teaming up with the Association for Competitive Technology and the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan to raise awareness of privacy issues as it relates to mobile and app development. We’ve got development experts, FTC officials, and legal and policy experts to help navigate what can be a complicated landscape. It is important information for developers to have at their disposal. I’ll be saying some opening remarks, and helping with Q and A on Windows 8 development.
Saturday Nov 17th: 1DevDayDetroit.
And the week ends with a full day of development goodness at Cobo Hall in Detroit. Dave McKinnon and Dave Giard have put together a strong program (well, I’m speaking too), and it promises to be a great day. I am speaking on async / await features in C# 5 and what that means for .NET developers.
The first two events are free, and a great way to learn and grow your development skills. 1DevDayDetroit is $99.00. Check them out. All three events do require pre-registration.