Creating Great Apps

Note: This is a summary of a guide that I and a couple of other great people worked on – link to the full document at the end of this post. So you want to create an app? Or perhaps a game? We want to help! And we don’t want to simply help you to…

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Quick Coaching Session for Imagine Cup Games

As the deadline is fast approaching for the online Imagine Cup Games competition, we thought it might be a good idea to quickly cover what we’re looking for during the judging. If you’re in a team competing in the Games competition and are looking for info on what makes a great entry, check in on…

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WOWZAPP 2012: Want to get involved?

I’m truly excited about WOWZAPP 2012: Worldwide Hackathon for Windows, and it’s great to see all these cities from all over the world joining the party. But what happens if you want to be part of this thing but don’t have a local place to go? Why not run your own WOWZAPP 2012 mini-party? We’ll…

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WOWZAPP 2012: The Worldwide Hackathon for Windows

I’ve been quiet the past few months. Really ever since Imagine Cup, I’ve been head down, planning, scheming, organizing and generally hiding away while I got ready. Ready for what? Ready for this: WOWZAPP 2012 – the world’s first worldwide hackathon for Windows! WOWZAPP 2012 will run in dozens of countries around the globe –…

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Windows Store Access for Students

We just announced that the Windows Store is now open for individual developers. This means that now ALL developers, regardless of their status as indie dev, corporate coder, student or startup programmer, in any of the 120 supported countries, can register on the Windows Store and start submitting apps. Today’s announcement includes an additional 89…

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