Step by Step Creating a Windows 8 app from Windows Phone App Studio

Windows Phone App Studio now supports the creation of Windows 8 apps in additional to Windows Phone! This post will show you how to generate a Windows 8 app and get it ready to publish. If you haven’t used Windows Phone App Studio before, you should check out the other resources on our  Windows Phone App…

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Watching Sochi Olympics with Windows Phone, Windows 8!

Looking for a Windows Phone and Windows 8 app to watch the Olympics or track results? Here are some great apps. Olympic apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone Download some great apps available to track the Olympics on your Windows Phone and Windows 8 device CBC Sochi 2014 available for Windows 8 and Windows…

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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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Template of the week: Crowd sourcing and location based Windows 8 apps

This template gives you a great start for an app which allows the user to submit location based information. This blog is part of a series Have you ever wished there was an app you could use to tell the city about the potholes that on your daily commute? Or maybe you just want to…

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Tips and gotchas for Windows 8 apps: Ankita’s WordPress app

This series features interviews with student Windows 8 app developers who share the lessons they learned building windows 8 applications. This week’s interview features Ankita Kulkarni a student from University of Fraser Valley, BC who built an application called Ankita Kulkarni WordPress Blog Could you briefly describe your application/game? My app synchronizes automatically with my…

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Video of the week: Helping web developers build apps with appMobi

This video shows you how a web developer can use appMobi to build cross-platform apps with HTML and JavaScript There are many videos out there, we wanted to dig through and share some of the best, we hope you enjoy this new series. In this video, Microsoft evangelist Dave Ibitski invites appMobi developer evangelist Andrew…

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Tips and gotchas for Windows 8 apps: Convertr

This series features interviews with student Windows 8 app developers who share the lessons they learned building windows 8 applications. This week’s interview features Richard Ye a student from The University of Waterloo who built an application called Converter. Could you briefly describe your application/game? Unit converters are one of the easiest and most overdone…

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