Q & A on Visual Studio Community 2013 and 2015 Preview

You must have tons of questions on the newly announced Visual Studio Community 2013, Visual Studio 2015 Preview, and Visual Studio 2013 update 4,  here are some of the Q&A which may help. Visual Studio Community 2013   Q: What is Visual Studio Community 2013?  A: Visual Studio Community 2013 is a free full-featured IDE…

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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…

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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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Tutorials: How to Build and Port Unity Games to Windows Store and Windows Phone?

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. Microsoft is bringing Unity developers yet…

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Unity Game Engine Goes Free For Indie Xbox One Developers

    Microsoft and Unity have reached an agreement that will open Xbox One even farther to developers using Unity. Additionally, the add-on is free for Windows Phone and Windows 8, making it easier to push out cross-platform games. Microsoft and Unity will now be working together to bring the Xbox One deployment add-on to…

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Free Game App Development Hands on Training

  Do you have ideas for a great game? Do you have software development skills? If you answered ‘yes’ to both, and want to make your idea a reality, join us in person and learn how to make games targeting Windows 8.1 and/or Windows Phone. Build a game in record time! Whether you’re a student,…

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Unity: Free Add on for Windows 8 | Start Learning Presentation/Tutorials | Over $100,000 Contest

       Unity 4.2 is here, and the latest update to the 4.x cycle includes deployment to Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. Unity is popular cross-platform game engine with a built-in IDE developed by Unity Technologies. It is used to develop video games for web plugins, desktop platforms, consoles and mobile devices, and is…

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Free Windows 8 App Development Training and Hackathon

Have app ideas? Have software development skills? If so, that’s all you need to learn, compete and win! 10 Cities, 100’s of developers and 1000’s of great ideas.  Take your skills and ideas into a new economy and register for the Windows 8 App-Factor series: http://w8appfactor.com/. Join us at App-Factor Learn!, a fun day of…

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What Web Developers Need to Know to Develop Windows 8 Apps

Many thanks to Bay Area Mobile meetup and Bay Area jQuery Meetup for inviting me to speak on What Web Developers Need to Know to Develop Windows 8 Apps.  Abstract, presentation and resources are available below: Abstract You already have a Web app on the Internet and want to reach customers with a new, targeted…

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1 Day Free Workshop For College Students: Get $100 for Every Wins 8 App

  Quick! Who is interested in earning a quick $100 PLUS free pizza, tutorials, games, Give away and prizes! You can earn a $100 for each Windows app you publish. (and up to $1500!!) Sign up our Windows 8 App Madness Workshop either at south bay or east bay (Space is limited) Friday, March 15rd,…

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