Windows Phone 7 and XBox 360 Game Camps in NY

      Andrew Parsons, Academic Developer Evangelist for Microsoft based in NY, is holding 2-day events for students where they can learn how to develop their own game for XBox 360 and Windows Phone 7 using XNA. The first will be held in Brooklyn at St. Francis College and the second will be at…

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Got Game: How to Keep Girls Interested in Computer Science

Greta article over on EduTopia about getting high school girls interested in technology. When the regular school day ends at Maryland’s Springbrook High School, the fun begins in earnest for girls who are part of an after-school club that focuses on game programming. They not only excel at technology challenges, says their teacher, Pat Yongpradit,…

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Curious about Windows Phone 7–Check out this extensive review

Greg Kumparak has written an extensive review over at MobileCrunch about Windows Phone 7 with lots of pictures and details on how the phone functions. Read it… Technorati Tags: Windows Phone 7,MobileCrunch,WP7

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Ideas for Citizen-facing Phone Apps

A forum for posting application ideas has been launched… Phones are becoming ubiquitous and are powerful application delivery platforms. Governments have a wealth of open data and services that citizens can benefit from. This forum is for citizens to share their ideas about applications they would find useful. It is also for potential application developers…

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Windows Phone apps look good, different than iPhone’s

Wilson Rothman writes on Technolog @ MSNBC …When I skimmed through [the Windows Phone 7 Apps], I got a familiar feeling: The Bibles, the tip calculators, the flashlights, the fart makers, the bus trackers, all of the hallmarks of the iPhone App Store are already cropping up. But instead of being direct ports from the…

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Why Windows Phone 7 Makes Sense for MIS Programs

Dr. James Parrish write: Windows Phone 7 was released yesterday to the world to some rave reviews.  So what?  Mobile platforms have been around for the past few years and Apple and Google have a pretty strong foothold in the market.  Why should MIS programs care about the release of the Microsoft mobile platform?  Well…

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Windows Phone 7 – It’s here!

Discover                    Phones                     Play Technorati Tags: Windows Phone 7,WP7

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Top Curriculum Downloads from Microsoft Faculty Connection

Below are the top downloads from our Faculty Connection site in September. It is clear that XNA is a great topic for getting students interesting in software development. With XNA now also a development option for Windows Phone 7, the demand will only grow. 1. Introduction to Programming Through Game Development Using Microsoft XNA Game…

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Windows Phone 7 Developer Launch

Location Day 1 Day 2 Philadelphia 10/5 10/6 Washington DC 10/6 10/7 Boston 10/12 10/13 New York 10/19 10/20 Atlanta 10/21 10/22 Day 1: Jump-Start Your Mobile Development | 9:00am – 5:00pm In the first of this two-day launch event, we’ll take you under the hood of Windows Phone 7 and the Windows Phone 7…

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