Windows Phone 7 Deep Dive Workshops coming to Perth – Oct. 14-15 (free workshops)

Don’t think i can stress how awesome this is – but Nick Randolph, from is coming to Perth in October (14th and 15th) to hold the Windows Phone 7 Deep Dive Workshops that’s been so phenomenal in both Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide.

This will probably be the very first opportunity for us in Perth to get some serious exposure into the upcoming Windows Phone 7 release. For those that attended Tech.Ed 2010 you may have been sitting in on Nick’s excellent presentations (btw, Nick rocks as a presenter!).

So, clock out of work and attend – places ARE limited (20-25) so be sure to keep an eye out for Nick’s block ( for further details.

Update: Nick’s blogged the details for the workshop as well, plus the registration link is now available. Check out Nick’s blog:


To get involved, you need Silverlight/WPF, C# .NET Framework skills and you should have completed a subset of hands on labs from the following:

The workshop will be run by Nick Randolph (that’s me!) from Built to Roam.  In case you’ve been wondering I’ve been working with Windows Phone for quite some time and have just a few blog posts talking about developing for Windows Phone. You can find my blog, here (  and my public profile at

Course Content:

Day 1
  • Session 1: Introduction and Windows Phone User Experience Overview
  • Session 2: Animation, Orientation and Overlays
  • Session 3: Application Lifecycle, Navigation, Application Tiles and Notification
  • Session 4: Tasks and Touch
  • Session 5: Working with the Accelerometer, Sounds and Location
Day 2
  • Session 6: Connecting and Consuming the Web
  • Session 7: Retrieving, Storing and Synchronizing Data
  • Session 8: Silverlight Analytics, Unit Testing and other Frameworks
  • Session 9: Security, Authentication and Performance

Registration links and details has yet to be published by Nick – but trust me, it’s going to be a first come, first serve scenario so better make sure to get yourself registered as soon as it becomes available.