What’s new in Visual Studio 2013 for Windows 8.1 developers?

Visual studio 2013 came with amazing changes to developers. Some could be counted for Windows 8.1 and others could be counted for visual studio 2013. These improvements were mainly focused around how to help our developers build better apps and have a better development experience. I’ll be trying to go through some of these changes…


Windows 8.1 small changes huge difference

I borrowed the title from this Gizmodo article that was written before the windows 8.1 lunch and was talking about the changes for the normal user. But in this post I’m going to be targeting developers and I’ll make a series of posts featuring each category of changes by its own. I’ll be mainly focusing…


Activate your free store account using DreamSpark

So I always get asked on the steps you need to follow in order to activate your store account from DreamSpark. but first what is: DreamSpark DreamSpark is a program targeting mainly students, with the aim of providing them with software that will help them in converting their ideas and dreams into reality through Visual…


Windows Azure Notification Hubs: Tags and creating a breaking news app

This is part 2 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/breakingnews Recap In the first part of this blog series, we created…


Rencontrez Chervine Bhiwoo

  On a fait la connaissance de Chervine lors d’un atelier, quand il s’est mis en avant comme chef d’équipe de 3 développeurs. Il les a soutenu et coacher afin qu’ils puissent acquérir les connaissances et les techniques nécessaires les permettant de développer des applications Windows Phone – Pendant qu’on demandait au minimum 4 applications de…


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…


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…


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….


August 2013 online training

The invitation is public, so feel free to distribute it. In Accordance to our effort to deliver deep technical training to our partners and developers community, we are resuming the Triple Play training sessions for developing apps and solutions on Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, and Windows Azure.     Date:   Thursday, 29th of…


Rencontrez l’héro d’Août : Fehizoro Andriamitandrina

  Fehizoro Andriamitandrina  est un étudiant en cinquième année de Mathématiques à l’université d’Antananarivo. Il a appris l’informatique et le développement tout seul et est devenu un Microsoft Student Partner et a déjà développé 3 applications sur Windows Phone.  Lisez ce poste pour mieux connaitre Fehizoro et ses applications.   1.    Pourriez-vous vous introduire dans un petit paragraphe…