UTCS Corporate Connection/FoCS- "Windows phone presents: Big App on Campus Hackathon", Welch 2.312

Contact Name: 
Jenna Whitney
Jan 28, 2012 10:00am - 10:00pm

Type of Talk: FoCS Corporate Connection/Hackathon

Speaker/ Affiliation: John Gallardo/Microsoft

Talk Audience: UTCS Graduate Stud ents, Undergraduate Students, McCombs and Engineering Students

Date/ Time: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Location: Welch 2.312

Host: FoCS Talk Title: "Big App on Campus Hackathon"

Event Information:

We're kicking off a brand new NATIONWIDE com petition that is challenging you to BE WHAT'S NEXT. You’ll not only get the opportunity to earn recognition for building the next BIG PHONE APP, b ut you’ll also get the chance to win $15,000, a trip to SXSW, and some other AMAZING prizes. Be sure to register here to attend: http://utaustin bigapponcampus.eventbrite.com/

*** free coffee, free advice, free fo od, free prizes including a KINECT and more free phones! Participants will need to bring laptops running Windows or a Mac running dual boot Windows p artition (no VM) ***


Hardware Requirements:

Students will need to ensure that they bring computer s/laptops running Windows® Vista® with Service Pack 2 or Windows® 7 and have the software noted below installed PRIOR to event:

•Installation requires 4 GB of free disk space on the system drive.
•Windows Phone Emulator requires a DirectX 10 or above capable graphics card with a WDDM 1.1 driver

PLEASE NOTE: If you are using a MAC,Virtual Machines are NOT supported. You must run Windows in a separate Bootstrap partition using either Boot Camp or equivalent.

Software Needed and Installation Links:
• Visual Studio 2010
• Windows Phone Development Tools

To Install, Please follow steps below.

Step 1: If you haven't already, Register for DreamSpark:

Step 2: Register for AppHub
https://users.create.msdn.com/Register Under 'Account type', make sure you select 'Student'.
**Problems?: Review AppHub Walkthrough: http://create.msdn.com/en-US/home/about/developer_registration_walkthrough

Step 3: Install Visual Studio 2010 from DreamSpark.

Step 4. Download and Install the Windows Phone 7.1 SDK/Development tools: