World of Warcraft API Starter Kit for Windows Phone

  Via DaveDev.net…   Overview In my previous post I gave you an overview of my teams Starter Kits for Windows Store Apps.  I recently took the World of Warcraft Starter Kit I did for Windows, which was written in WinJS (Windows Library for JavaScript), and ported it to Windows Phone. Since there is currently…


New Microsoft DevRadio Episode: World of Warcraft API Starter Kit for Windows Store Apps

  Via Davedev.net…   If you have a spare twenty minutes you can watch me walk through the World of Warcraft API Starter Kit in the latest DevRadio episode.  This Starter Kit is designed to give you a fully functional Windows Store app in minutes using HTML and JavaScript.  All the building blocks of an…


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…


Announcing the Windows Phone Development JumpStart

  Location Date Cambridge, MA 2/8 Tampa, FL 2/15 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2/25 New York, NY 2/27 Chevy Chase, MD 3/7 Alpharetta, GA 3/8 FREE EVENT Seating is limited, so register today.             WHAT IS A JUMPSTART? These FREE events are targeted at jumpstarting your knowledge on a particular topic….


Additional Windows 8 Camps (US only) coming!

Missed some of the local Windows 8 Camps?  More are on the way!   Via my teammate Chris Bowen… I previously mentioned the series of Windows Developer Camps – free, full-day events to help you learn about building Metro-style apps for Windows 8. They feature a mix of developer sessions plus a series of hands-on…


Upcoming MSDN Webcast series on Windows 8 Metro Style App Development

Can’t make it to any of the official Windows 8 Camps? No worries!  Microsoft is hosting an online Webcast series devoted to Windows 8 Metro Style App Development.    Here is the full schedule via Jaime…   Monday May 14th, 2012  8:30 AM PST Introduction to the Windows 8 platform and the Windows store Jennifer…


Microsoft Silverlight 3 and Expression Studio 3 have launched and there has never been a better time to jump into the RIA space. So how do you get started? Get all the juicy details here!

An Exciting Launch This week kicked off the “virtual” Silverlight 3 and Expression Studio 3 launches.  For weeks the SeeTheLight website had a placeholder countdown timer.  As UX Geek and Twitter user it was pretty exciting as we all watch the countdown slowly go down from days to minutes.  “ “10 minutes left!” came the…


Even developers and designers are not immune to this economic downtown – Microsoft wants to help.

Internally at Microsoft there has been talk about how we can help developers and designers in this economy. The beginning of those efforts is now launching with ThriveDev a website dedicated to offering FREE resources on training, certifications, videos, as well as job posting and integrating with your local developer community. “ Although the economic…