RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 7, 2013) - Microsoft programming workshops will be offered March 18-22 on the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology campus.
Microsoft executive Bradley Jensen, Ph.D., will teach workshops for students, faculty, staff and the general public in free three-hour blocks. The workshops are sponsored by Microsoft in partnership with the School of Mines, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science and Gear Up
Each workshop will build on Introduction to Dream Spark, Publishing to Marketplace and Windows 8. Attendees will learn how to develop their own Windows 8 applications for publication in the marketplace. Microsoft requires users to be 18 years of age to publish. No programming experience is required and both Mac and PC users are welcome.
The introductory workshop is a prerequisite to the #3 Simple, #4 Gaming and #5 Windows 8 apps. The workshops will be held in three-hour blocks and each offered twice throughout the week to accommodate morning and evening schedules. Registration is required and can be found at www.sdsmt.edu.
Attendees are required to bring their own laptop or computer. Prior to class please install software from DreamSpark.com and click on the "students" tab at the top to download the software.