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Announcing Windows 8 Mini-Meetups

Check out Generation App to get started on your journey to Windows 8What's a Windows 8 Mini-Meetup?

  • It’s an informal one-to-one (or one-to-few) chat with yours truly held either virtually or in-person for 90 minutes or so
  • Come with your questions about building applications for Windows 8 – whether you’re just starting out or ready to publish, no topic is off limits!
  • Discuss your application ideas; let me know what I can do to help turn those into reality (and even $ for you)
  • Not even sure where to begin? No worries, check out Generation App now if you want to get a head start before we meet!

How do you join?

  • Virtually: send me an e-mail with your Skype (or other contact info) and a couple of times you're available, and we’ll find a slot, but let's try to keep it somewhere between 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET!
  • In person: check out my ‘appearances’ below, with more options being added as my schedule fleshes out.  All you have to do is show up, but, if you like, feel free to confirm via e-mail or text me at 508.517.3668. You shouldn’t have any trouble spotting my laptop.

    Be sure to follow me on Twitter for updates and additions. 

In-person Mini-Meetup schedule:

Date Time Place
Tuesday, Sept. 4 3 – 4:30 p.m. Boston Common Coffee Company, 10 High Street, Boston MA
Saturday, Sept. 8 2:30 – 4 p.m. Dunkin Donuts, 117 Thoreau St, Concord MA
Monday, Sept. 10 1:15 – 2:30 p.m. Andala Cafe, Central Square, Cambridge MA
Tuesday, Sept 11 5 – 6:30 p.m. Au Bon Pain, Kendall Square, Cambridge MA
Saturday, Sept 15 1 – 2:30 p.m. Starbucks, 555 Main Street, E. Greenwich RI

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Jim is a Technology Evangelist for Microsoft who covers the Northeast District, namely, New England and upstate New York. He is focused on engaging with the development community in the area through user groups, code camps, BarCamps, Microsoft-sponsored events, etc., and just in general serve as ambassador for Microsoft. Since 2009, Jim has been focusing on software development scenarios using cloud computing and Windows Azure. You can follow Jim on Twitter at @jimoneil