Jeff Blankenburg, thanks for the great presentation on Windows 8 development. He has provided several websites to follow up on his presentation.

Jeff’s blog site with many Windows developer articles.

31 Days of Windows 8

Thanks again Jeff.



Thursday, November 29, 2012 

**(Please note this is a 5th week)**



Raffel’s – 10160 Reading Road (see below for directions)


5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. –  Social Time


6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. –  Dinner


7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. –  Presentation


$12- $20, See information in Reservations



This presentation will introduce many of the new ideas available in Windows 8 applications, including a heavy focus on design elements, application features, and making an amazing user interface.


Mr. Jeff Blankenburg is a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft.  Over the past 10 years, Jeff has enthusiastically applied his technical expertise to build industry-changing websites and marketing efforts for mega brands including Victoria’s Secret, Abercrombie & Fitch, Ford Motor Company, Sony, and several pharmaceutical companies. He’s especially proficient in user interface design, web standards and mobile application development.

In addition to his developer evangelist role for Microsoft, Jeff is writing Programming Windows Phone 8 for O’Reilly, and is the author of Migrating to Windows Phone. He also serves as an organizer for the CodeMash, Stir Trek, and M3 conferences. On the academic front, Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Ohio’s Bowling Green State University.


Buffet Menu: Roasted Turkey & Dressing, Baked Ham with Pineapples, Couscous Stuffed, Green Peppers, Sweet Potato Casserole, Scalloped Potatoes, Seasoned Green Beans, Cranberry Relish, Dinner Rolls and Butter, and Dessert.  Soft Drink or tea also included.

 LOCATION:  Raffel’s is located at 10160 Reading Road, south of Glendale-Milford Road on the east side of Reading. Take I-75 to the Glendale-Milford Rd. Exit, go east on Glendale-Milford Road approximately ¾ of a mile to Reading Rd. and turn right on Reading.

RESERVATIONS:  Please make reservations for each meeting by going to:  Please click on the appropriate link and complete the reservation. 

Reservations close at noon on November 22, 2012.

An email to prior to the close of reservations is required to properly cancel your reservation.

All Reservations must be made by noon, Thursday November 22, 2012

PE CREDITS:  Depending on the subject matter, attendance at IEEE Cincinnati Section Meetings now qualifies the attendee for Professional Development Hours towards renewal of Professional Engineers Licenses. Required documentation will be available following the meeting!  The Section Meetings also provide a great opportunity to network with fellow engineers in the area.