My Slides and demos available for Designing Windows Store Apps, Windows Store for HTML Developers and Azure Mobile Services from #NewEraOfWork

Microsoft’s New Era of Work came to Philadelphia and Pittsburgh this past two weeks giving developers a chance to jump first hand into Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and all things Windows Azure.  There was a ton of content to experience including simultaneous dev tracks throughout the day, keynotes, Surface hardware, and partners showcasing some…

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Playing and developing Games on Windows 8 with a Razer Blade Laptop

  Via Davedev.net…   Disclaimer: I am an employee of Microsoft focused on Gaming Technologies.  The opinions expressed here are my own and do not reflect those of my employer. Overview I’ve never been much of a console gamer I admit it.  I’ve been an Xbox live member for over a decade but the versions…

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Developing Games for Windows 8

  Generation App Gaming Development Track   Are you a Game Developer looking to get into the Windows Store?  A Web Developer curious how HTML and JavaScript play a part in Windows 8?   Great News! My team has recently finished adding an entire Game Development Track to Generation App and it is totally free….

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Windows Store now open to all developers in 120 markets!! Let the gold rush begin!

Via the Windows Store Blog… “ Today’s an especially great day to be a developer. We’re very excited to announce the last significant milestone in the rollout of the Windows Store before the general availability of Windows 8 on October 26. The Store is now open for app submissions from all developers – individuals and…

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How to create Animations in a Windows Store Game using HTML and JavaScript

This is the eighth in a series of short screencasts that will teach you Windows Store App development in a fun and immersive way via casual gaming.   This screencast share some ways you can add animations to your own Windows Store Games using HTML and JavaScript.    You can watch the video on Channel 9 here:…

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Tools for creating a Windows Store Game using HTML and JavaScript

This is the seventh in a series of short screencasts that will teach you Windows Store App development in a fun and immersive way via casual gaming.   This screencast shares some tooling tips I picked up while creating my own Windows Store Games using HTML and JavaScript.    You can watch the video on Channel 9…

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Creating a Game Loop in a Windows Store Game using HTML and JavaScript

This is the sixth in a series of short screencasts that will teach you Windows Store App development in a fun and immersive way via casual gaming.   This screencast covers how to create a simple Game Loop in your Windows Store Game using HTML and JavaScript.    You can watch the video on Channel 9 here:…

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Accessing the Accelerometer in a Windows Store App using HTML and JavaScript

This is the fifth in a series of short screencasts that will teach you Windows Store App development in a fun and immersive way via casual gaming.   This screencast covers accessing an Accelerometer Sensor in your Windows Store App using HTML and JavaScript.    You can watch the video on Channel 9 here:   Slides can…

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New Screencast: Adding Touch Support to a Windows Store App using HTML and JavaScript

This is the fourth in a series of short screencasts that will teach you Windows Store App development in a fun and immersive way via casual gaming.   This screencast covers adding Touch to your Windows Store App using HTML and JavaScript.    You can watch the video on Channel 9 here:   Slides can be downloaded…

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MetroGameKit renamed to Win8GameKit and updated for RTM

I renamed the Metro Game Kit Project to Windows 8 Game Kit for obvious reasons.  The new url is win8gamekit.codeplex.com and the old url will work as well.  You can grab it on GitHub here too if that is your cup of tea. Changes in this release: Source Code Updated for Windows 8 RTM.  If…

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