Don’t you Usually Have to Pay for an Education?

Dreams I have always wanted to be a software developer.  Well, at least from the first time I saw a computer and learned that I could tell it what to do and it would do it (most of the time).  As soon as I knew that, I thought about what I needed to learn.  First…


Curing Your Developer Movement Summertime Blues

Hey, it’s July! Hope you’ve been enjoying your summer thus far. The team here is just getting into it as we’ve been a bit busy behind the scenes working on different ways to engage with you all for the next little while. Look for various interesting and fun things this coming your way shortly! In…


#DevMov: The Developer Movement Grand Finale Party

It’s been a great year for the Developer Movement. We’ve seen a ton of new Windows 8 apps published by hundreds of Canadian Developers. Nice work everyone! The Developer Movement program winds down at the end of June, but it’s not over yet! To celebrate the Grand Finale and the Developer Movement Final Challenge, join…


App Building Made Easier–Step 3

In the last few posts, hopefully I’ve been able to plant a seed in your head about training – learning new technologies and skills – as a hobby rather than trying to do it through work (unless you can, of course, which would make it that much more efficient!). I talked about training through real…


Fortune and Glory, Kid. Fortune and Glory. (or Just Fun)

To continue the conversation that Bruce Johnson started earlier this week with his post, Taking It to the Next Level, Syd Millett presented the below session at Windows 8: Pure Imagination (all of the sessions from the two-day event are available for you to watch when you please. You can also find them in the…


Taking It to the Next Level

In the last few posts, hopefully I’ve been able to plant a seed in your head about training – learning new technologies and skills – as a hobby rather than trying to do it through work (unless you can, of course, which would make it that much more efficient!). I talked about training through real…


App Building Made Easier: Step 2 – Choose Your Own Adventure

In the last few posts, hopefully I’ve been able to plant a seed in your head about training – learning new technologies and skills – as a hobby rather than trying to do it through work (unless you can, of course, which would make it that much more efficient!). I talked about training through real…


App Building Made Easier: Step 1

In the last few posts, hopefully I’ve been able to plant a seed in your head about training – learning new technologies and skills – as a hobby rather than trying to do it through work (unless you can, of course, which would make it that much more efficient!). I talked about training through real…


Building Apps as a Hobby Made Easy

Last week I hope to have planted a seed in your head about training – learning new technologies and skills – as a hobby rather than attempting to do it during work hours (unless you can, of course, which would make it that much more efficient!). I talked about training through real experiences and how…