Technology Post Roundup–6th Edition

In Canada, we’re fortunate to have many community experts and MVPs. Throughout the month, they write about and talk about some really cool things. Many of you have told us that you’d like it to be easier to discover them and what they’re writing about. The team and I will be curating top picks and…


Windows Azure for the Holidays

In the spirit of making sure that you have some good reading, viewing, and learning opportunities for this holiday season (while spending time with family, or doing whatever it is that you like to do, of course), here’s what you need for Windows Azure (if you missed it, last week I posted Windows Phone 8…


Building Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013 Apps

As you may have heard, back in October, the new Office RTM’d and was named the most ambitious release of Office ever, spanning the full family of Office applications, servers and cloud services. With all of that comes a new developer opportunity – using existing Web development skills to deliver a new class of apps…


Windows Phone 8 for the Holidays

While I’d love to say that I’m giving you each a Windows Phone 8 device for the holidays, I can’t. Sorry. But, given that most of us have some time off coming (or perhaps you’ve already started your winter break), I can give you the gift of a Windows Phone 8 developer course – 20+…


Wait. How Many Languages Do You Speak?!?!

If I were asked the question “How many languages do you speak?”, today I would have to say 4 – English, Français (je peux parler Français, mais pas courrament), Hebrew (my mother tongue, actually… hence the chosen keyboard pic), C# (and VB, but I can’t remember the last time I wrote anything in VB after…


Introducing Windows Store App Labs for App Builders

Did you know that if you are building a Windows 8 app and are located in Toronto or Vancouver that you can: Get guidance on how to prepare your app for submission to the Windows Store. Get answers to technical questions. Test on a wide variety of Windows 8 devices including ARM devices. Receive design…

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LIVE from DevTeach Montreal – Beyond VMs: From Saving Money to Adding Value

For those of you who tuned in to this month’s D³: LIVE & INTERACTIVE, you heard me inviting you to watch a special presentation of the show LIVE from DevTeach Montreal. This coming Monday, December 10, at 6:30pm, Howard Dierking, Program Manager on the Windows Azure Platform and Tools Team at Microsoft HQ, will be…


Building Apps for Office and SharePoint 2013 using Web Technologies

What if you could build Office and SharePoint solutions using standard web technologies and distribute them worldwide from the Office Store (currently in beta) on Office.com? With Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013, you can. The all new cloud app extensibility model for Office and SharePoint 2013 enables building a whole new class of productivity solutions…


What’s Up: Developer–December Edition

Here’s the news as seen on this month’s episode of D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE:   Developer Movement is back – join the Developer Movement to earn points and be rewarded for publishing Windows Store and Windows Phone apps, with bonus points for adding in Windows Azure services. Windows 8 Celebrate the launch of Windows 8…