Get Started with Windows 10

  Today Microsoft announced the Windows Insider Program, which allows members to download the Windows 10 Technical Preview.   What does Windows 10 mean for developers? Windows 10 will evolve the universal Windows app model we introduced with Windows and Windows Phone 8.1. Windows 10 will make building great universal Windows apps even more rewarding…

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WinJS 3.0 is Here: Cross-browser| Cross-platform

The Windows Library for JavaScript (WinJS) project is pleased to announce the general availability of its first release – WinJS 3.0 – since the open source project began at //BUILD 2014. The WinJS 3.0 release offers customers: Cross-browser/cross-platform support spanning the most popular desktop and mobile browsers, as well as HTML-based app environments like Apache…


New Dev Center Lifetime Registration And Benefits Program

Starting today, Windows Dev Center requires only a one-time registration payment, which grants developers the ability to submit apps to both Windows and Windows Phone stores, with no annual renewal fee. Each of our 600,000+ existing registered developers will no longer need to pay any additional fees to maintain their account. It’s also a very…


My OSCON 2014 Presentation and More

    What an exciting week at OSCON? It’s extremely informative and fun!  Just to name a few. Had great discussion and lunch with many web developers at OSCON JavaScript Junkie table. Participated at Code2Challenge activity at Microsoft Open Technologies booth.  I also had the honor to present for over 200 open source developers at…


Rev up your Startup with BizSpark

Do you have a business startup that is ready to take off and be the next big thing? If so, you need to join Microsoft BizSpark now. And we mean right now. Learn about the benefits of BizSpark and you can also score 50XP on DVLUP! Microsoft BizSpark is a free program dedicated to helping…


Practical Performance Tips and Tricks to Make Your HTML/JavaScript Apps Faster

I presented "Practical Performance Tips and Tricks to Make Your HTML/JavaScript Apps Faster” at HTML5Dev Conference.  Many of you have asked for my presentation so I am sharing it with you in this blog. Abstract How to tackle real-world web platform performance problems in modern websites and apps? This session starts with a basic understanding…

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Develop Universal App that runs across Windows, Windows Phone and FirefoxOS

With this release of the Windows developer platform of universal Windows apps, Microsoft sets out to accomplish three major goals: 1) Reach customers across phones, tablets, and PCs; 2) Deliver innovation that supports developer investments; 3) Make cross-platform technology easier and more capable. Starting Windows Phone 8.1, it is now possible to use the Windows…

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Free 1 Day Unity Training Available in West Region

    Join Microsoft and Unity for a free "Day of Unity" at your local Microsoft office. This fun event is ideal for both beginners and advanced builders, so don’t miss your chance to learn about Unity and the Windows platform. We’ll also have some awesome prize giveaways and will keep you fueled with free…


Build 2014 is here!

//build is here! As your technical evangelist, I wanted to invite you to watch the //build virtual event April 2nd–3rd. This week, developers from around the world will gather for Microsoft’s annual //build conference to talk about what’s next for Windows, Windows Server, Microsoft Azure, Visual Studio, and more. While the physical event is sold…


Video Available: Developing High Performance Websites and Modern Apps with JavaScript and HTML5

Creating high performance sites and apps is crucial for every developer. In this session, we will explore the best practices and performance tricks, including startup time, UI responsiveness, and memory efficiency to make your apps running faster and fluid. A causal game will be used to illustrate step by step how to optimize the game…