Windows Phone 7 Unleashed Hackathon

The new Nokia-Microsoft partnership means the Windows Phone 7 operating system is a hot space for app programmers. This 12-hour event is for everyone, from seasoned veterans to newbies just starting with .NET development. The first half includes a lecture and hands-on-lab with technical trainer and consultant Bret Stateham. The second half is dedicated to writing code—and may the best app win: First place is a $500 gift card; Second place is a $200 gift card; Third place is a $100 gift card. Telerik also is sponsoring a $5,000 grand prize for the best application of all WP7 unleashed events that are submitted to the marketplace. More information and online registration is here.