Announcing WOWAPI and APIMASH – free Starter Kits for your Windows Store Apps

Via DaveDev.net…     Over the course of the past few weeks my team has been hard at work on creating a bunch of Starter Kits in response to the questions we had been getting from Windows Store developers.  In particular these Kits focus on calling open web API’s for numerous services and wrap them…

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Philly Appathon Winners announced at Code Camp!

Via Davedev.net… This past weekend was another great Philly Code Camp with people from all over coming together for a day of learning and community.    This also marked the second Philly Appathon with the winners being announced during the closing ceremonies.  We had five winners and an honorable mention!  If you have Windows 8…

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May and June begins Philly Appathon Wednesdays

Via DaveDev.net…   Updated April 29th, 2013 – Official registration links added for each week.  Registration Is not required but helps us in planning the event.   What is it? As part of the Philly Appathon contest and Keep The Cash you can get free help developing your app and time to network with your…

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Announcing the Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Philly Appathon March 25th to May 7th

Via DaveDev.net… Update April 3rd, 2013 – The contest is now for BOTH Windows Store and Windows Phone 8 Apps!   I am pleased to announce that Microsoft and Philly.NET are hosting another Windows Store App contest!  Since the launch of Windows 8 the Windows Store as given developers the opportunity to sell their apps…

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28 days in – Windows Store Analytics for my Balloons game

Via DaveDev.net… Recently, I posted a game to the Windows Store based on a course I authored for Lynda.com.  The game was primarily meant as a learning tool for the course but in letting my young kids play I found it to be entertaining enough that some other parents might want to use it.  It’s…

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Content from DC Windows Phone 8 Jumpstart available

Via Davedev.net… I had a ton of fun in Washington, DC last week hanging out with the local developer crowd and talking Windows Phone 8.  Can’t wait to see all the apps hit the Windows Phone Store! I’ve posted all five session’s slides here and the code we wrote here.      If you missed…

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Windows 8 Game Kit updated with Settings Panel

Via DaveDev.net… Windows Store Setting Panel One of the more common tasks you will be required to do in your Windows Store App is add a privacy policy.  This is especially true if you have enabled certain capabilities like the WebCam.  I have updated the Win8GameKit with a quick and easy example of how to…

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The UTF-8 file encoding test detected the following errors in Windows App Cert Kit

  Via DaveDev.net… If you are getting this error message when running the Windows App Certification Kit you most likely are using a JavaScript file from the Web that has been encoded differently.  One of the great things about being a Web Developer targeting the Windows Store is you can utilize a lot of the…

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Building a Windows Store Game Using HTML and JavaScript available from Lynda.com

Via DaveDev.net…     Building a Windows Store Game Using HTML and JavaScript I am proud to announce my first course with Lynda.com is now available for viewing!  The course runs a little over two hours in length, includes complete source code, and step-by-step labs for each chapter.  I’ve never been a fan of having…

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