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 Store trends: In-App Purchases, Games Rising In Popularity On Windows Store

It’s interesting to see Windows Store trends – Feb 2014 Update from Windows Apps Team.  Like to share some data with you.  In summary:  in-app purchases, and games are rising in popularity in windows store. This blog post is the latest in a recurring series that provides details about recent trends in the Windows Store…


Student App Challenge is Back: Get up to S100 by April 14th, 2014

We are super excited to announce the return of the Windows 8 Student App Madness Challenge. Create and publish a Windows 8 app by April 14th, 2014 and you could win* a $50 gift card. Promote your app and receive 100 downloads for the chance to win* an additional $50 gift card. Microsoft will provide…


What Web Developers Need to Know to Develop Native HTML5/JavaScript Apps

You already have a Web app on the Internet and want to reach customers with a new, targeted experience on Windows 8. Come get practical guidance and best practices on how to reuse your Web assets. Come dive into the specifics of this exciting platform and see how you can use your Web skills to…


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,…


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…


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….


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,…