Are you ready to Build?

The one constant in this technology world is change.  Technology changes at an amazing pace and it’s not trivial to keep up with this as a developer. Only six months ago we were in San Francisco for Build 2013. Since that time we have released Windows 8.1 to the public, we launched Surface 2 and… Read more

Download new article on the evolution of ALM/TFS

This is a posting by one of our guest authors, Pieter Gheysens who has written an extensive article on the evolution of Microsoft’s solution for Application Lifecycle Management. Pieter Gheysens is the founder of Sparkles (www.sparkles.be) and focuses as a Visual Studio ALM MVP and Certified Scrum Master on Application Lifecycle Management solutions for the… Read more

Get your free movie ticket!

    With the holiday season around the corner, there are plenty of opportunities to spend some quality time with friends and family. It’s the perfect occasion to go to the movies and enjoy the latest blockbusters. And boy, there are so many new movies with different genres to go and watch from Hunger Games: the… Read more

Superhackathon is back on November 15: Bigger, Better, Bolder

With the general availability of Windows 8.1, the official launch of Surface 2, the announcement of Windows Phone 8 Update 3, the timing is perfect for you to show off your app development skills!  Continuing a great tradition, on November 15th we are organizing our second Superhackathon. At the Superhackathon you can come to develop… Read more

Apps made in Belgium: new in the Store #7

It’s time for our 7th blog post in our series of new Belgian Apps and it’s been a pretty big harvest again! If you missed the previous posts, you can find them here. Personalize your device right now by installing these apps. And don’t forget to provide your feedback to the developers by rating them… Read more

Stars of the Store

Over the last few weeks we have posted about new Belgian apps published to the Windows Store.  In this post we want to highlight a few ‘Stars of the Store’, great apps that have been in the Store for a while and have been updated recently. Yelo TV by Telenet – great for live watching… Read more

Apps made in Belgium: new in the Store #6

This is the 6th blog post in our series to highlight new apps in the Windows and Windows Phone Store, made by developers in Belgium.  And what great activity we have seen since our previous post! If you missed the previous posts, you can find them here. Personalize your device right now by installing these… Read more

Apps made in Belgium: new in the Store #5

About 2 months ago, we kicked off a series of blog posts to highlight new additions in the Windows and Windows Phone Store, made by developers in Belgium.  This is the 5th post in this series (if you missed the first posts, you can find them here). Make your devices shine today with these Store… Read more

Upcoming Microsoft Developer Camps (September – November) in Belgium

September is here! Back to school for our kids, but also at work things are speeding up again after the summer break. To help you improve your skills, we’ve got a number of free Developer Camps lined up in the next few months for you to join. Do you want to learn how to build… Read more

Getting more downloads for your Windows Store app

How can you make your app more visible in the Windows Store and boost your downloads?  As we describe in the App Promotion Checklist, collecting user feedback can be accelerator for driving app downloads. In this blogpost I’m going to cover how to integrate collecting user feedback in your Windows Store app. Often users tend… Read more