Senior WP8 dev opportunity in London

April 2nd, 2014

Having recently hired a WP8 Developer into a contract position an award winning Digital Agency in Central London now need a more senior developer for a separate 6 week project.

The spec is as follows:

Essential Skills:
- Solid knowledge of WP8 framework.
- Comfortable working with XAML and Blend (good knowledge of animation and UI layout, although not the main focus).
- Experience building both WP8 and Windows 8 applications.
- Experience with Bluetooth connectivity.

Beneficial Skills:
- Desirable experience with NFC.
- Understanding of Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, TCP and UDP communication protocols applied to WP8 and Windows 8.
- Xbox One knowledge is a big plus (whether it’s knowledge about connectivity, Xbox Live, Xbox mechanics, or Smart Glass connectivity).
- App-to-App communication and App-to-Device communication techniques is a plus.
- Code Sharing techniques between WP8 and Windows 8 is a big plus.

This will be working on a Device Connectivity project with the rate entirely dependent on experience.

They require an immediate starter and can hold face to face interviews in Central London as soon as tomorrow.

For more info contact tom.townsend@24-7recruitment.net – +44 (0) 203 0510 247

VSERV slides from last week

March 31st, 2014

Save 60% on *all* ebooks from Microsoft Press

March 24th, 2014

 

O’Reilly currently have a special offer on ebooks from Microsoft press.

It expires on Wednesday though so get your 60% off quick.

 

Upcoming events

March 3rd, 2014

In what may strike some of you as a shocking display of organisation and efficiency, we have dates and details of our events for the next few months already organised. Here’s what you can expect.

2014

London March 26th - What Windows Phone developers should know about the changes from Telerik?

London April 2nd – BUILD Keynote streaming

Cardiff April 23rd – Talk Build

London April 30th – RE/BUILD (A recap of the important announcements from BUILD)

London May 28th – Details TBA

London June 25th -Details TBA

You may also want to note that the above London meetings will be hosted by Microsoft at their Cardinal Place offices.

 

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