Scott Guthrie and Microsoft at Silicon Valley Code Camp October 6-7

Ready for the largest code camp in the country?  Scott Guthrie, VP Server & Tools will be delivering a 2-part Windows Cloud Walkthrough.  Windows Cloud Walkthrough with Microsoft’s Scott Guthrie, VP Server & Tools Here are some other sessions from Microsoft folks you should check out: Windows 8 Design & Development sessions with Jeremy Foster…

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Stanford CS194: Senior Software Design resources from Microsoft

CS194: Senior Project was one of my favorite classes at Stanford, because it was an opportunity to build a project based on societal needs using the coolest technology out there.  My team designed and implemented a project leveraging the Nintendo Wiimote; but today with the Kinect for Windows sensor, Windows Phone, Windows 8, and Azure,…

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Hey students! Want to win great prizes like Windows Azure Platform passes, Kinect for Windows sensors, up to $8000 USD, and a free trip to Australia?

Round 1 submission deadlines for concept designs are rapidly approaching, so get in your great ideas! The Imagine Cup Challenges are open to students from all over the world:          Kinect Fun Labs Challenge  (deadline: March 6)          Windows Metro Style App Challenge  (2 quizzes left: Quiz 5 is 2/28, Quiz 6 is 3/6)         …

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Free DevCamps: Learn HTML5, Windows Phone, and Azure all in one day!

Developer Camps (DevCamps for short) are free, fun, no-fluff events for developers, by developers. You learn from experts in a low-key, interactive way and then get hands-on time to apply what you’ve learned.  Where else can you get so much good stuff all in a day?  DevCamp may even have Disneyland beat, and this is…

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Alice’s Top 5 DreamSpark freebies for students

One of the most powerful resources students have from Microsoft is DreamSpark, which gives students and educators powerful software to enable them to develop apps, games, tools, and designs. Here are my 5 favorite fun picks for students, in no particular order; because these tools really enable students to develop projects that can make an…

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Evening with Industry: From freshman to industry rep

Last week I had the opportunity to attend Evening with Industry (EWI) events with my two favorite schools, Stanford and UC Berkeley.  (I’m not a conflicted individual; this just means that my school will win Big Game on Saturday )  The events are organized by the collegiate sections of Society of Women Engineers (SWE), but…

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Windows Phone 7.5 Developer Event Simulcast Links

Unable to make the current series of Windows Phone Camps?  Good thing we have links to the recorded webcast from the Sunnyvale event at Nokia! First, get started by downloading the Phone SDK   Part 1: Windows Phone 7.5 Overview for Developers watch it here Part 2: Building Windows Phone 7.5 Applications with Visual Studio…

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