Latest Trends in Web Development

I presented “Latest Trends in Web Development” at She’s Geeky Conference last weekend.  It’s very well received and many of the attendees are asking for the presentation slides.  I am sharing it here.  In the talk, it starts with highlighting the new HTML5 and CSS3 features in modern browsers, then it illustrate how easy it…


Microsoft takes .NET open source and cross-platform

Key Announcements  Today, Microsoft is taking the next big step for the Microsoft developer platform, opening up access to .NET and Visual Studio to an even broader set of developers by beginning the process of open-sourcing the full .NET server core stack and introducing a new free and fully-featured edition of Visual Studio.  At the…

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…


Make Windows 8 Games with Construct 2

This post is part of 3 week series giving current and aspiring game devs the tools, resources, and advice they need to get started building for Windows. Check out the overview of the series to find what you need. For additional resources to build your app check out AppBuilder. Creating a game for Windows 8…


Windows 8 App Development Opportunity

I had the honor to present Windows 8 app development opportunity for teachers and students at MPICT’s Faculty Development Training last week at City College of San Francisco Mission Campus.  Many of them have asked for presentation and resources, and I thought it is a good idea to share so I posted in my blog….


Upcoming Cross Platform App Hackathon (Free)

Sign up at Now! Here’s your opportunity to try out the new Apps Frameworks to support cross-platform, Windows 8, Windows 8 Phone, iOS and Android. You’ll get a chance to build amazing apps with experts from different app frameworks and Microsoft on hand to answer questions, plus awesome prizes for the best apps on…