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Microsoft wants you to enhance your dev skills and have some fun at the same time

Microsoft wants you to enhance your dev skills and have some fun at the same time

People learn in many different ways and developers are no different than any other student.

Once you know a skill, improving them is a constant process of keeping up to date on the latest changes. Those things can be learned through reading, videos, and other formats but how about changing things up a little to learn more about the latest Microsoft development tools?

Microsoft is inviting developers to participate in a new one day skills training sessions with a twist.

Mission Mars: Fourth-Horizon is not a third party shooter game with wizbang graphics and aliens coming at you from all corners.

Mission Mars: Fourth Horizon happens in the year 2031 and our planets first mission to the Red Planet is well underway but there has been an issue that needs your problem solving skills to resolve.

That is the premise for this unique day of learning where you will use Microsoft developer tools to help save the critical mission on the surface of Mars.

As I mentioned earlier, these sessions are being held in locations throughout North and South America:

  • Austin, TX
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Bogota, Columbia
  • Boston, MA
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Florianpolis, Brazil
  • Lima, Peru
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Monterrey, Mexico
  • New York, NY
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Santiago, Chile
  • Santo Domingo, Republica Dominicana
  • Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Seattle, WA

Just head over to the Mission Mars: Fourth-Horizon site, select your location or somewhere nearby that you can travel to, and get signed up.

Once you are there - have some fun building your problem solving and development skills.


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