Hackathon Winners Share Feedback on Experimenting With New Tech

This post is part of an ongoing series presented by the “Every Dev Has a Story” program from Microsoft where we share stories about innovators, creators, and developers doing something unique. If you’re harnessing technology in a new way or have built something great, tweet screenshots, video, or blogs of your story using the #iDevThis hashtag on Twitter. The city…


Indie Dev Advice for Utilizing Latest Tech in PC & Mobile Gaming

This post is part of an ongoing series presented by the “Every Dev Has a Story” program from Microsoft where we share stories about innovators, creators, and developers doing something unique. If you’re harnessing technology in a new way or have built something great, tweet screenshots, video, or blogs of your story using the #iDevThis hashtag…


Questions on Cortana? We Have Answers

The Cortana announcement at //Build/ has gotten developer imaginations running wild with ideas for incorporating the Bing-powered personality into new or existing apps. To make sure you have everything you need to start building a great experience with as little friction as possible, we asked the community to submit questions via the #CortanaQA hashtag on Twitter and had…


How and Why to Build a Game a Week

  Thomas Palef builds one game a week to hone his HTML5 skills fast rather than hitting his head against the wall on a single game that may or may not end up being any good. We had the pleasure of interviewing Thomas on his new challenge and to find out how/why he’s doing this: Our takeaway -…


Marketing Tips from an Indie Game Dev with over 3 Million Downloads

Imran Shafiq spends his days coding healthcare software and his evenings lighting up Windows Phone 8 devices as an indie dev. “Game Development is my creative outlet. It takes up a lot of my free time, but I’d love to make it my career some day.” – Imran Shafiq, @DanglingNeuron. His brand, Dangling Neuron, has included some impressive success…