Free, online Windows 8 UX Training


This coming Thursday (6/14) members of the Windows User Experience team are delivering an all-day, free, virtual training on Windows 8 UX fundamentals.

You can register for the event here.

Below is a brief excerpt from the registration site ( sorry for blatant copy paste )..  UX

Metro style apps are the focal point of the user experience on Windows 8 Release Preview, and great Metro style apps share an important set of traits that provide a consistent, elegant, and compelling user experience.
Join us for this free, virtual training presented by the Windows User Experience Team, which helps designers & developers learn how to design great apps that leverage the full extent of the platform and adhere to UX guidelines. After this training, attendees will understand the tenants of a great app, how to think about information architecture, best practices for designing flexible layouts, touch, how to leverage contracts in the platform, and much more.

· Metro style design
· Commanding, Information Architecture & Navigation
· Designing for Touch, Mouse & Keyboard
· Animations
· Designing for view states
· Designing apps with adaptive layouts
· Using Contracts
· Connected and Alive
· Anatomy of an App: Case Study

We look forward to seeing you there. If you have any questions please email


Happy Windows 8 Coding (and designing)!!