Join the Microsoft Team, become a Microsoft Student Partner!

Become an MSP and bring technology and awesome opportunities to your campus! In this blog post I’ll explain what you need to do as an MSP and some of the great perks you get in return. So join now! The Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) program can be summarized in the following 4 words: “We believe…


Visual Studio Tips: Selection shortcuts for lazy coders

Here are a couple of tricks you may not know for selecting and editing text with as few keystrokes as possible. Don’t forget students can get Visual Studio Professional for free through DreamSpark! Find more Visual Studio tips and tricks here Cut, Copy, Paste: Three commands programmers use every day. Let’s face it, all coders…

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Step by Step Apps for non coders – Windows Phone App Studio

Windows Phone App Studio allows you to build elegant apps with nothing more than a web browser. In this post we take a detailed look at how to build an app using one of the provided templates Many people want to try building an app but don’t have the coding skills or don’t have the…

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Comment créer une application de A à Z sans savoir programmer – Windows Phone App Studio

Windows Phone App Studio permet de créer des applications élégantes en se servant uniquement d’un navigateur Web. Dans cet article, nous verrons en détail comment développer une application en utilisant l’un des modèles de template (gabarit) proposés. Note: Merci Christian Hissibini  pour avoir traduit cette poste! This blog post is also available in English. Pour…

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Turn your WordPress site into a Windows 8 app without any coding. Really?

IdeaPress claims you can create a Windows 8 app from your WordPress.com or WordPress.org site without any coding! They are right! As Windows 8 matures, more tools and templates are appearing to help developers and non-developers create Windows 8 apps. Today I decided to test one of those tools: IdeaPress. I’ll be testing it by…

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What cross platform development tools support Windows 8 and Windows Phone?

Want your app on multiple platforms without rewriting all the code? Here’s a summary of some of the tools, libraries and SDKs out there to support building multi-platform apps. Every mobile developer struggles with the decision of which platforms to support, and most end up building for more than one platform. I am frequently asked…

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Your last chance to get awesome prizes for your app!

Would you like a chance to win $500? $2500? a new Nokia 820 phone? Time is running out to publish an app and get great stuff through the developer movement. The final challenge is underway, Publish as many qualifying Windows 8 apps as you can from May 13 until June 15th, 2013 and for each…

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Visual Studio Tips and Tricks: Enhanced Scroll Bar

Preview and identify code faster with the enhanced scroll bar feature added in Visual Studio 2013 Find more Visual Studio tips and tricks here Fans of Sublime will be happy to see new feature in Visual Studio 2013. The enhanced scroll bar highlights and previews code in your file. This post will cover Highlighting code…

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