Looking for a Mentor for Imagine Cup?

So got you curious about Imagine cup yet? If you are considering taking part, it helps to have a mentor, your mentor can be a faculty member or someone from industry. If you are talking to a faculty member about being a mentor, you can point them to this blog for some reasons they might…

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Yup time to do the Hello World App – Susan’s first phone app Part 2

If I can publish a phone app, anyone can, at least that’s my theory! So if you have ever thought about it, try it yourself as I blog. There are always roadbumps on the way. With the pressure of having you doing this with me I think I can do this. Last blog I managed…

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MSP Voice: Windows Phone Tips and Tricks by Alaa Shaabana

I’ve always been a fan of the little tips and tricks in electronics that make our lives a little easier (than it already is!). So I’ve compiled a top-10 list of tips and tricks for you to try out on your new phone! 1. YOUR VOICE IS YOUR PHONE’S COMMAND To use the windows phone…


Intern Voice: Wired by Jessica Pellow

I’m wired, literally. That’s right. My phone is currently plugged in, working it’s little heart out as it attempts to update all that I hold dear. Which is mainly my email and Facebook. Sad, I know. "Wait, wired?" You say? Yes, I share your shock and sadness. You’d think that in the 21st century having…


31 Days of Mango: #31AwesomeWPDevTutorials

If you’re looking to start learning Windows Phone 7.5 development, this could be the perfect place for you to start!  Jeff Blankenburg from Microsoft has compiled (or rather, at the time of publication of this post is compiling) a series of 31 tutorials on how to implement Windows Phone 7.5 Apps. The tutorials are “snack-sized”,…

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MSP Voice: All about Xbox Live by Adam Wlotzki

I really enjoy playing on Xbox Live with my friends. I thought I would give you a glimpse into what Xbox Live offers in case there are some people unfamiliar with it. It’s not just about playing games. That part is obvious. The Xbox Live dashboard offers a wide variety of entertainment: Welcome: Can’t figure…


So you say anyone can build a phone app…OK I am going to test that theory!

Don’t get me wrong, I can write code, in fact I love to code, I really do. I think most of us who enjoy logic, enjoy programming. It’s all the other stuff that makes me want to bang my head against the wall, trying to figure out what tool to use, installing the tool, figuring…

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All You Need is an Idea to Win

Ideas change the world! Ideas solve problems! Ideas create new products and opportunities! They come to us when we are driving to campus, taking a shower, going for a run, or just out drinking with friends. Not all ideas come to life, but without ideas we wouldn’t have electric cars, smart phones, the Bass-o-Matic or…

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The IT Challenge…can you make it to the next round?

Okay you’ve heard me talking about Imagine Cup last week, because I am really excited about the Canadian Imagine Cup Finals we’ll be hosting this year. You can start thinking about your entries for Software Design and Phone and putting together your teams. But in this post I’d like to talk about one of the…

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MSP Voice: MVC Walkthrough – Part 1

ASP.Net MVC Walkthrough – Gears of Web There so many great resources for learning ASP.Net MVC out there, especially on Scott Guthrie’s blog. I found that the approach taken by most bloggers in their tutorials involves writing a project, while it is a great way to get the some hands-on experience, it can be overwhelming…