Video: Every Girl Can Code with Microsoft Small Basic

Leveraging Microsoft Small Basic to teach future generations of women. Here is a video which tells how Microsoft Small Basic helps them to achieve more So please leverage Microsoft Small Basic to teach future generations of women, young girls. They can learn via Visual Programming, create programs, Games and improve their knowledge. Learn the programming…

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Simple, rich Visual programming–Microsoft SmallBasic

Featuring a friendly development environment that is easy to master, Microsoft Small Basic puts the fun back into computer programming. Based on .NET Framework, Small Basic uses a very simple language and a rich and engaging set of libraries to ease both kids and adults into the world of programming.   What’s NEW: It’s not…


Here it comes…Kinect for Windows SDK

Here it comes… Kinect for Windows. You can use the power of Kinect to change the world. Kinect has changed the way people play games and experience entertainment. Now, Kinect for Windows offers the potential to transform how people interact with computers and Windows-embedded devices in multiple industries, including education, healthcare, retail, transportation, and beyond….


Comprehensive guide: Windows Phone development resources

Looking for a comprehensive guide to development resources for Windows Phone? Visit the Windows Phone developer resources pages on App Hub. Please find the following topic pages so you can learn everything you need to know to create great apps and games for Windows Phone: Silverlight for Windows Phone XNA Game Studio and XNA Framework…


MIX 11: Hardware-accelerated HTML5, IE9 & Mango

Last March 2010 @ MIX 10, we (MS) announced Hardware-Accelerated HTML5, Pushes Boundaries on Web and Cloud Development. Also MS released first platform preview for Windows Internet Explorer 9, highlights commitments to jQuery, OData, expanded support for HTML5, hardware-accelerated graphics and text, and a new JavaScript engine. Together these allow developers to use the same…


Windows Phone 7: Visual Basic for Windows Phone Developer Tools - RTW

If you used CTP of Visual Basic for Windows Phone then today you can download the RTW version of the Visual Basic add-on from VB support for the Windows Phone developer tools. This release enables Visual Basic developers to create, build, release Silverlight applications and games for Windows Phone 7 using the final version of…


Windows Phone 7: 80% increase in App developers

The developer community is placing some big bets with Windows Phone. How we can see that? Per WindowsPhone’s team blog we can notice nearly 80% increase in the number of registered developers since September, with more than 15,000 developers already signaling their intent to bring exciting content to Windows Phone. This is a great move….


Windows Phone 7: How to get apps from Marketplace?

Get apps from Marketplace On your phone or from your PC, get apps and games wherever you are.           Check out Marketplace—Microsoft’s virtual store for apps, games, and other entertainment for your phone. Many apps and games in Marketplace are free, while others let you try before you buy. Before you…


Play Xbox & get 400 Microsoft Points FREE

Xbox has a great deal to help you you to kick off the holiday season. Just spend 1600 Microsoft Points on selected offerings from Microsoft Game Studios (see the list below) between November 16 – November 23 and receive 400 Microsoft Points–FREE! For more information, See official rules Offer Details To qualify for this special…

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Kinect Pre-orders reach you tomorrow/today!!

Got to know from http://www.facebook.com/xbox360india. Kinect Pre-orders reach you tomorrow/today (reason: blogging this late by a date)!! W00t! If you’ve pre-ordered before the 10th of Nov, stay by your door – Your Kinect arrives tomorrow/today!!


Microsoft Game Hub

Microsoft introduced a new gaming hub that connects its three major social gaming portals, blurring the line between casual and social gameplay. The Microsoft Game Hub is a new feature that starting today appears in a similar way on MSN Games, Bing Games and Windows Live Messenger, effectively allowing anyone who uses any one of…


1 million Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360 sold in 10 days?

Microsoft Corp. today announced it has sold 1 million Kinect for Xbox 360 units worldwide in 10 days and is on pace to hit 5 million by the end of the year. The announcement comes a week before the biggest selling day of the year, Black Friday, and in the wake of increasing momentum for…


Kinect for Xbox 360 launch @ New York’s Times Square

Last night, New York’s famed Times Square went controller-free, as the Crossroads of the World was transformed into a dancing, singing, A-list celebration for today’s North American launch of Kinect for Xbox 360. A full day of demos, star-studded appearances and a massive, choreographed dance routine culminated in an excited line of thousands of fans…


Microsoft Xbox: What else you can do more than playing games?

With Xbox LIVE, a whole world of extraordinary entertainment experiences awaits, including streaming music, HD movies, live sporting events, Facebook, Twitter, Video chat and more… ESPN on Xbox 360: With Kinect and ESPN you don’t just watch the game, you live the game. With thousands of sporting events and the interactive social network of Xbox…