Tag Archives: Windows 8 Apps

Turn Your WordPress into a Windows 8 App!

Do you own a WordPress blog? Are you interested in Windows 8? Say hello to “IdeaPress”!

IdeaNotion’s IdeaPress is an open source wizard that allows you to transform your WordPress blog into a Windows Store App in minutes! In 5 easy steps, you can get your new app up and running.

IdeaPress is on its second version and is primarily constructed using HTML5, WinJS, and Cascading Style Sheet (CSS).

When you sign up for IdeaPress, you not only get a new app, but you get a FREE developer account with Windows!

Interested in finding out more? Check out the app generator tool on the IdeaPress site and e-mail mwnwcan@microsoft.ca for the lowdown on how you can get $50.00! 

IdeaPress

IdeaNotion

GitHub - IdeaPress

 

The DevTO Team

Windows 8 Workshop #1: So you want to learn how to how to build apps for Windows 8?

We’ve teamed up with HTML5 Toronto + Javascript Toronto to bring the Toronto developer community this great workshop on Windows 8 App Development. Tickets are only $5.00 (what a steal!).

The event is taking place on this March 10, 2013, from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M., at the Burroughs Building. This is the first of 3 events planned to get you all acquainted with Windows 8 Development, and will feature the following:

Workshop #1 includes:

•    Intro to Windows 8 Keynote
•    Install-fest to get your development environments up and running – so bring your own laptop
•    Windows 8 design overview and paradigms to keep in mind when building your apps!
•    A great networking session with people in your industry!

The next two workshops will be planned for March and April; all culminating in a neat little surprise at the end! For further event information and to purchase a ticket, check out the event page here.

Good news! Now, for a limited time, we are giving away 5 free tickets to this event. To win, tweet out:

“Start learning how to build apps for Win8 March 10 https://www.atendy.com/event/microsoft-windows-8-workshop-1-8559?

Winners will be randomly selected this Wednesday, March 6th.

Good luck,

The DevTO team