AppStars Event Kenya

This was the Kick start of the Appstars Initiative where we met the MSPs, Champs and Community influencers. It was really a great experience with a lot of passion in the air. The main objectives of that event was to enable the community and get them on the latest Microsoft technology. While introducing them to…

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Microsoft Champs Training in Nigeria

Microsoft Champs Team are attending our first – invitation only – intensive training on Windows 8, Windows Phone, and Windows Azure. This training will put them on the right track to start developing their apps on top of the 3 technologies, and it will enable them to transfer this knowledge to their peers in the…


Upcoming Windows Phone 8 Online Series

Starting from tomorrow, 25th of September 10 sessions covering all what you need to know about windows phone 8 development will be given by Mohamed Yamama – Technical Evangelist for Windows Phone every Wednesday. These session are public, so feel free to distribute it. Below is the schedule for the sessions, mark your calendar and…


Windows 8.1 online sessions

Starting from the 25th of September İbrahim KIVANÇ will be delivering a series of 10 online sessions covering Windows 8.1, what’s new in it and how to add some of the new features in your existing app. below your find the sessions dates titles and outlook appointments. Add your Outlook/iCal calendar as item Title: Windows…

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Windows Azure Notification Hubs: Getting Started

This is part 1 of a 3 part series where we will get to know how Notification Hubs work and why they are a cool feature of Windows Azure. You can get the source code of the projects in this blog post here: http://github.com/sabbour/notificationhubw8 Push Notifications you say? Most users of mobile applications now expect…

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Uganda .NET Usergroup : ALM using Visual Studio and Team Foundation Service

The .NET Usergroup members met here in Uganda at Outbox for the talk from James Makumbi. The meeting focused on Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and using Visual Studio and Team Foundation Service. James gave a detailed walkthrough from storyboarding, user stories, builds, testing and source control. The attendance was very high and the enthusiasm radiated…


MIC Uganda Windows Phone 8 Bootcamp: Uganda Christian University

This is an exciting moment at Uganda Christian University (UCU) where we have a Windows Phone 8 bootcamp. We have an enthusiastic group of students who have taking this opportunity to learn and understand the art of developing mobile applications. There is many ideas coming through from this group of 25 students. The Microsoft Incubation…


November Event: Uganda .NET Usergroup – Windows Azure

In November, our meeting topic will shift to Windows Azure. As you may know, Windows Azure is the cloud offering from Microsoft.  On 29th November you will learn how to take advantage of Windows Azure to develop and host your applications faster and in a scalable platform. Some of the challenges that developers face after…


October Event: Uganda .NET Usergroup – Windows 8 development

The Uganda .NET usergroup meetings are progressing naturally from ALM to specialised skills in Windows 8 development in October. You may have been wondering what features you can take advantage of as a developer. This is an opportunity for you to learn and apply the skills on your innovative ideas and develop Windows 8 applications….


Look Ma No Hands – Using Coded User Interface Tests

Finally in the third session of the Testing series in the .NET User Group meet ups we shall discuss Coded UI Tests. Automated tests that drive your application through its user interface (UI) are known as coded UI tests (CUITs). These tests include functional testing of the UI controls. They let you verify that the whole application,…