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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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New Incentive: Bring your game made with Unity to Windows Store and Windows Phone

Unity makes it easy for you. Now Microsoft is sweetening the deal for the talented and committed Unity developers who want to bring their existing Unity titles to Windows Store and Windows Phone. With a new incentive offer, Microsoft is supporting the creation and launch of the best made-with-Unity games and apps on Windows Phone/Windows…

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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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Learning Windows 8.1 in One Page

         Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 will begin rolling out worldwide as a free update for consumers with Windows 8 or Windows RT devices through the Windows Store. Windows 8.1 will also be available at retail and on new devices starting on October 18th by market. Windows 8.1 continues the vision we…

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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….

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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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