Build apps get rewards – Developer Movement is back!

  Once again Canadian developers can get cool rewards for publishing apps through the Developer Movement program. We want you to explore app development on Windows 8 and Windows Phone and we want you to discover the power of Azure. That’s why the Developer Movement program is back! Earn points, then cash in those points…

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Imagine Cup – I liked it so much I came back as a mentor

“In a nutshell, the kind of people who work in a team on something like an Imagine Cup project are the kind of people that companies want and these skills will put you ahead of the other people with technical skills just as good as yours who applied for the same job.” – Calum Cawley,…

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Windows Phone Tips and Tricks – How to Implement Gestures: Movember Me

This article shows you how to capture touch gestures in a Windows Phone application. This guest post comes from Christian Hissibini (@histechup) a student in Montreal who used touch gestures in his Windows Phone application Movember Me. Take it away Christian! This blog post is translated with Christian’s permission from the original post in French…

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Turn WordPress Blogs into Windows Phone, Android or iPhone apps without writing any code!

IdeaPress has been updated. You can now create Windows 8, Windows Phone, Android, or iPhone apps from your WordPress.com or WordPress.org sites without writing any code. Don’t forget, if you are a student you can publish to the Windows Phone store for free through DreamSpark. We’ve invited Michael SIU, one of the creators of IdeaPress,…

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A Windows Phone app for the Nokia Lumia 1020 brings a Waterloo Student and MSP first place in Denmark!

Rudi Chen, a Microsoft Student Partner and student at Waterloo University, recently won the Nokia Future Capture Contest beating out developers from all over the world. We asked Rudi to tell us a bit about his experience. August 2013: Ten finalist teams are chosen from thousands of entries from all across the world. These people…

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Canadian Imagine Cup 2014 Announced!

We are excited to announce the details of the 2014 Canadian Imagine Cup sponsored by Intel. Canada, it’s time for us to show the world the talent here in the Great White North! In 2012, Team Greeni from George Brown college represented Canada at the world finals in Sydney, Australia In 2013, Team Sano from…

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From average student to MSP to Microsoft Program Manager

Ever wondered how a student ends up becoming an MSP or ends up working at Microsoft? Here’s the story of the path that took one Canadian Student from Montreal to Seattle. The following post is about how I personally experienced the ascension from my average day to day course in university to working as a…

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