Build 2013: Visual Studio 2013 Preview Available Now

Today Steve Ballmer kicked of the //build conference in San Francisco CA and I am sure you can read all about it over the net. However despite the real cool new features mentioned for Windows 8.1 our main interest went into what’s new for Visual Studio 2013. Let’s face it no matter how cool an…


How do you build a Windows Store LOB app?

When building a line-of-business (LOB) app there are numerous things to consider.  Of course you need a great user experience, but what about validating user input, user authentication, how do you deal with application state across suspend-resume, do you roam app state across devices, and there is much more to think about. But now you…


Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service General Availability

Today we announced the general availability of our Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) support! With this release Azure Virtual Machines and Virtual Network move out of Preview and are now ready to use for your production apps. With Azure Virtual Machines you can deploy and run durable VMs in the cloud, provisioned from…


[MOOC] Start building apps on Windows 8

Windows 8 is a Windows re-imagined designed for both touch and keyboard. It is a mobile cloud-powered system which makes it easy to keep people connected and across multiple devices while leveraging the power of all the new capabilities of today’s hardware, such as GPS, 3G, NFC,… It’s made easier, but now that you have…


Belgian Windows 8 Superhackathon on 27 March 2013 – join us!

Join us in Brussels, Genk, Kortrijk or Mons on March 27th for the 4-locations Belgian Windows 8 first Superhackathon. Code, build, eat, drink & win. Experts will be on site to help you with the last phase of building your first Windows 8 or Windows Phone 8 application. We come to your cities (4!), we…


Microsoft TechDays 2013 (Belgium): First sessions & speakers announced!

  Join top international and local speakers who can’t wait to share their excitement with you about Windows 8, Visual Studio 2012, Windows Azure, Windows Phone 8, HTML5 … and much more! We’re very happy to announce the following top speakers for developer sessions: Bart De Smet Clemens Vasters Jeff Prosise Other confirmed speakers for…


Windows App Day November 23rd – Cook up the next great app

  The app market is here to stay. Are you ready to talk Apps? Are you ready to design Apps? Are you ready to develop Apps? Don’t miss the first Windows App Day, packed with national and international speakers to talk about App Development, User Experience and Design. The speakers?  All actively working on apps,…


Cloudify your Windows 8 and iOS apps with Windows Azure Mobile Services

With the introduction of apps and application stores, the process of building, selling and distributing software has been truly democratized.  But what if your application becomes a top hit and is being downloaded and used by millions of users?  How do you make sure that your backend services scales dynamically with this unpredictable demand? Windows…


WOWZAPP: Worldwide Hackathon for Windows in Brussels (November 10)

Eat. Drink. Code. Join us at HUB on November 10th. Belgium is part of the app revolution! By registering, you’ll be joining thousands of developers worldwide as we build apps for the next generation of Windows. Microsoft app experts, MEET-members, developers and trainers will be available on-site to assist your learning and coding. Learn about…