Windows 8 Student App Madness Challenge| Receive $100 | Win Trip of A Lifetime

I wanted to share an opportunity Microsoft has for students to get experience building Windows 8 apps and earn some cool prizes along the way. We are currently running a software development contest called the Windows 8 Student App Madness Challenge from today through April 11th, 2013. The Challenge provides students with the tools and…


How to get Windows/Windows Phone Store Registration for Free?

Want to get a store registration for free and win a lot of prizes? Here is what you can do: Join THE ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE!   How does it work? Publish your app to the Windows Store and/or Windows Phone Store between December 20, 2012 through February 28, 2013 to qualify for the following rewards: ·        …


Windows Store App Labs: Test your Apps on Different Windows 8 Devices | Find a Lab Near You

Windows Store App Labs are worldwide physical locations where you can access Windows 8 devices, get design help, and meet with Windows experts to make your app great. Test your app on a variety of screen sizes, input methods, and chipsets with the latest Windows 8 devices including Windows RT tablets, Ultrabooks, All-in-Ones, and more….

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Updated: Building Beautiful and Interactive Windows 8 apps with JavaScript, HTML5 & CSS3 | Presentation, Demo and Resources

I have the honor to present at the multiple conference HTML5 DevConf, Global Mobile International Conference, JSEverywhere and HTML5 DevCon5 recently. I had a great time at each of the conference.  A lot of you are asking for my presentation so I am posting the presentation and resources for your reference. Tip: the best way…


HTML5 Windows 8 Training: Presentation, and Resources Available

Thanks for attending the Windows 8 Training & Hackathon for HTML5, JavaScript Developers in San Francisco and Mountain View in Oct.  2012.  A lot of you have asked for presentation and resources.  I am using the agenda as map to post the presentation. If you want to download all the presentation, click HERE. Presentation 9:00…

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Join World’s Largest Hackathon: Free Hackathon Event on Nov 9

      Build your one-of-a-kind Windows app at the free Gen Appathon event on November 9th. Join thousands of developers just like you on November 9, 2012 for the world’s largest code fest – Gen Appathon. Here’s your chance to get down to business and start building your dream app, or polish up the…

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Windows Store is now Open for Everybody–Start to Submit your App Today

The Windows Store is now open for app submissions from all developers – individuals and companies! Up until now we have been gated on who could get their apps approved to get in the Store, but today that restriction goes away. The Store is now open in 230 consumer markets, 120 markets, and with 103…


Windows 8 DevCamp: Presentation, Resources Available

    Many thanks for all of you attended Windows 8 DevCamp and Hackathon in Silicon Valley and many other cities in US.  Here are the presentation and resources for the camp. Presentation: You can download all presentation here or you can download the individual presentation from the agenda below. 9:00 – The Windows 8 Platform…

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Free Microsoft eBooks Available to Download: A Large Collection

Want a book to develop Windows 8 Metro application using HTML, JavaScript and CSS?  Here is a free ebook for you (click the image to download).  A lot of samples and code. Programming Windows 8 Apps Interested in Windows Phone development?  Here are the free ebooks for you (click the images to download) Programming Windows…


Metro Fridays Office Hours in Mountain View, CA

     I am getting requests from developers to help them with their Windows 8 Metro application development. My expertise in on Web technology (HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, and Windows 8, etc). I have setup My Metro Fridays office hours from 9 am – 6pm on the Friday from June to July. We can meet at…