Automatic Plant Watering with Microsoft Azure IoT

  Guest blog by Jan Helmich Microsoft Student Partner at the University of Cambridge Let me introduce myself. My name is Jan Helmich and I am currently a computer science student at the University of Cambridge. During the last moths I have found more and more interest into the areas of automation, IoT and machine…


3Hack – the unusual hackathon What to watch out for when organising Hackathons

Last month I wrote this quick overview blog on setting up successful hackathons https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/uk_faculty_connection/2017/06/19/hosting-and-performing-hackathons/ This blog is a Guest blog by Polena Lilyanova  Microsoft Student Partner at Imperial College Hackathons Hackathons are probably one of the greatest things about being involved in the IT field! Without any doubt, I can say that this is a…


Project Prague: Revolutionizing User experiences using Natural User Interfaces

Guest blog by Kiran Gopinathan Microsoft Student Partner at UCL Hi, I’m Kiran Gopinathan, a Second-Year Undergraduate student at UCL, and today, we’ll be using Project Prague to build an Application on the Windows Presentation Format with a gesture driven interaction model. About Me As a developer, I particularly enjoy programming in C due in…

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Matrices, Data Frames, Functions, Conditionals, Loops with R

  Guest post by Slaviana Pavlovich Microsoft Student Partner My name is Slaviana Pavlovich. I am an IT and Management student at University College London with a passion for data science. I recently completed the Microsoft Professional Program for Data Science, where I developed core skills to work with data. If you are also interested…

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Using Eclipse and Java to build and host a web app on Azure

Guest blog by David Farkas Microsoft Student Partner at the University of Cambridge About Me I have started immersing myself in the creative side of technology just a few years ago. I’ll be returning to Cambridge in the fall, to further my education in Computer Science. My LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-farkas-3b00a8a1/ My git: https://github.com/Veraghin Introduction Nowadays, the…


Project Prague: What is it and why should you care?

Guest blog from Charlie Crisp, Microsoft Student Partner at the University of Cambridge This year at Build, Microsoft announced a ton of cool new stuff, including the new Cognitive Services Labs – a service which allows developers to get their hands on the newest and most experimental tools which are being developed by Microsoft. Particularly…

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Using React and building a web site on Azure

Guest post from Walid Behlock Microsoft Student Partner at University College London About me I have always loved to solve problems of all kinds and have developed a passion for technology since my youngest age. I have previously participated in international Robotics competitions and attended many talks and events related to hardware and software. I…

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The definitive guide to the coding interview

Guest blog by Andrei Margreloiu Microsoft Student Partner at University College London About Me My name is Andrei Margeloiu and I’ve been a competitive programmer for the last five years. I’ve participated in the World Finals of Google HashCode, the largest algorithmic competition organised by Google, and before that, I won three Gold Medals in…

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How to Set-up and Host Your Own Website with an SQL Server on Azure for Students

Guest post by James Tavernor, Microsoft Student Partner from Imperial College London About Me Hi, I’m James, I’ve just completed my first year studying Joint Mathematics and Computer Science at Imperial College London. I’m from Cheshire, as well as enjoying programming and video games, I’ve also played the piano from a young age and picked…

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Hands-on Introduction for Getting Started with F# in the Browser using tryfsharp.org

Guest blog by Jin Yun Soo Microsoft Student Partner at Imperial College About Me Hello, I am Jin. EnJineering is my tonic. I study Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London, and have been involved in tech education and outreach through teaching children and teens coding. I am also a student champion/volunteer at the…

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