Belgians at Build: Day 0

Tonight (6PM Belgian time), the Build developer conference will kick off with a keynote session in San Francisco (watch it live on Ch9). Thousands of developers from all over the world will attend – and about 25 of them are from Belgium! One of those lucky few is Olivier Matis, C# MVP, and he’ll be… Read more

Guest post: “Antenna Finder: the first leap into Windows 8”

On March 27, 2013 we welcomed over 200 developers at the Windows 8 Super Hackathon. Rudy Van den Bergh & Jeroen Vangeffelen from ToughComputing also attended and in the below blogpost they share their experience with building their app, Antenna Finder. The MSDN Belux team   Earlier this year, we created a new startup, called… Read more

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… Read more

The updated Windows Phone 8 Training Kit is live!

  Overview The Windows Phone 8 Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including hands-on labs, presentations and code samples that are designed to help you learn how to build applications using the latest Windows Phone features. System requirements Supported operating systems: Windows 7, Windows 8 The Windows Phone 8 Training Kit includes… Read more

App Race winners of Asus Vivo Tabs

On April 17, 2013 we kicked off the Windows 8 App Race and invited developers from Belgium and Luxembourg to build apps on Windows 8. We’re almost 3 weeks later now and the race to win 1 of 10 Asus Vivo Tabs has finished! These are the 10 fastest devs to have published 5 apps… Read more

Winners of the #superhack Best App contest

About 3 weeks ago we closed the Windows 8 Super Hackathon at 4 locations in Belgium (Brussels, Genk, Kortrijk and Mons). We welcomed over 200 developers across all locations to build apps on the Windows platform. The participants could also enter their app in a contest to win these amazing prizes: 1st place: free &… Read more

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… Read more

Java, PHP or mobile developer? Check out Open Week in Brussels

April 23, 18h-21h: Open Week with PHP – Food for Thought Get an overview of how you can leverage Windows Azure for your PHP applications and hear from other PHP developers how they take advantage of the platform. More info April 25, 17h-21h: Open Week with Java – Hands-on labs Learn first-hand about the capabilities… Read more