Chicago: Silverlight Dev Camp This Weekend

September 25, 2007

9:39 pm

Just wanted to relay the details for the Silverlight Dev Camp in Chicago this weekend. Looks like a good deal for the Silverlight Devs out there or for people who want to learn more about Silverlight. Without further adieu, here are the details:

Event Url: http://barcamp.org/SilverlightDevCampChicago

Dates/Times:

Friday, September 28, 2007, 7pm-10pm: Happy hour(s), planning sessions for Saturday, non-virtual social networking, foosball tournament

Saturday, September 29, 2007, 11am-5pm: Kickoff, presentations, building Silverlight applications, Q&A with roving Silverlight experts

Location:

Clarity Consulting 1 N Franklin St Suite 3400 Chicago, IL 60606

If you are planning to attend in-person, please visit the SilverlightDevCampChicagoAttendees page and add your name and contact info.

About:

SilverlightDevCampChicago is an upcoming gathering, inspired by BarCamp, to build Silverlight applications, It’s organized by volunteers & Silverlight enthusiasts, with attendance free to all. Plus you can help plan it or lead sessions with a simple edit of the event wiki page.

Attendees will include web designers, developers, testers, all working together over the weekend to build Silverlight applications, share experiences, ask questions, and push the limits of web application design. If you’re interested in Silverlight, but haven’t had time to learn, this is your chance to get up to speed. Plus you’ll be able network with other developers in the Chicago area who are interested in Silverlight. While similar to iPhoneDevCamp this event is focused on a singular technology, we’d like offer some diverse sessions like using PHP to generate Silverlight content, IronRuby/IronPython & the DLR or Moonlight on Linux.

In the barcamp spirit, this is a community event driven by attendee participation and contribution. If you have ideas for topics or you want to show off some Silverlight applications you’ve built, please add it to SilverlightDevCampChicagoSessions.

The SilverlightDevCamp in SF 2 weeks ago had over 100 attendees. Notes from the sessions can be viewed at http://barcamp.org/SilverlightDevCampSFSessions. SilverlightDevCamps are also planned for Seattle, Dallas, and DC.

Contact:

If you have any questions, are interested in sponsoring the event, or would like to present a session, contact: silverlightdevcamp [at] gmail.com.

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