Press Release


Iain Hopwood, Media Manager
(832) 717 4445 ext 1

CODE Ready for Windows 8


Houston, TX – October 3, 2011… CODE Consulting, owned by CODE Magazine, is ready to develop “Metro” and Desktop applications for Windows 8. The new Microsoft product line has been released in developer preview mode with much acclaim. CODE Consulting is already significantly invested into Windows 8 and has prepared new business and community initiatives to help companies prepare for their future. One of the staple services offered by CODE Consultants a specialization in helping customers move forward with rising technology.

Markus Egger (President of EPS Software/CODE Consulting, Microsoft Regional Director and MVP) will be focused on Windows 8 during the Q4 series of State of .NET community events entitled, “The Road to Windows 8.” This eight-stop national tour (beginning November 2011) will help companies understand and prepare for building Windows 8 Desktop and “Metro” applications. In addition to the tour, CODE Consulting will begin offering private sessions to companies to explain the necessity of moving to the top of technology as it arises so they are not stuck behind competitors. The team is also prepared to meet with C-level business managers to plan a future-proof system design.

These new initiatives commit CODE Magazine to being the leaders in Windows 8 development; no other company in the world offers these services. Markus Egger stated, “Every 10-12 years there is a major shift in software technology, and Windows 8 is right on schedule.” Assimilation to new technology is essential for hardware integration, streamlined efficiency, and avoiding obsolescence.

The schedule for State of .NET: Road to Windows 8 will start in Houston; additional cities have been scheduled and can be found at For more information on Windows 8 readiness sessions or Roadmap to Windows 8 engagements contact CODE Consulting directly at (832) 717 4445 ext 13.

About CODE Magazine and EPS Software:
Founded in 1993 by Markus Egger, EPS Software Corp. is the world’s premier provider in high-tech consulting and custom software services. EPS software publishes CODE Magazine (the Leading Independent Developer Publication) and owns CODE Consulting, CODE Training, and other CODE divisions. CODE’s main focus is on Microsoft technologies, as well as Apple and Google platforms. EPS has a staff and contractor network of industry renowned experts; the staff has earned and maintained more Microsoft MVP Awards than any other company. Markus Egger, founder and president of EPS/CODE, is the Microsoft Regional Director (RD) for the US Gulf Coast Region.

About Windows 8 with CODE Magazine:
Windows 8 was officially announced at Microsoft’s annual //BUILD/ Conference on September 13th 2011. This is not simply a new version of Windows, but a complete re-design utilizing traditional Desktop applications and a new paradigm of “Metro” style applications. Windows 8 is streamlined to run on mobile devices as well as standard laptops and tower hardware. The key standout in this new product line is that Windows 8 is centered on touch control and seamless integration between all applications. More information on Windows 8 can be found at

CODE Consultants are the world’s premier providers of Microsoft WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation), Silverlight technology, and HTML 5 related services. Being the foremost provider of standard practices and components (“framework”) around those technologies, EPS/CODE is in a unique position to provide technology, services, and knowledge around any Windows 8 Development. CODE Consultants have already made a huge investment into Windows 8 and will continue to do so.

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