Getting started with building a sophisticated student support app for Windows 8

The Education section of the Windows 8 store is packed with new apps, as people are busy developing Windows 8 education apps. One of the things I’ve noticed is that many of them are intended to do just one job well – they’re not really creating a whole learning journey for a student, but enabling…

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Free training for Office app developers in Sydney and Melbourne

  Pretty sure the future belongs to people who write apps, not people who just use apps.   These words are from a tweet by Alfred Thompson, an ex-colleague who used run the academic developer programmes for Microsoft in the US. He’s worth following on Twitter for all things computer-science related. It got me thinking…

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Australia’s most innovative company (and our most innovative sector?)

ClickView – who provide a brilliant video streaming and library service used by loads of schools in Australia – has just been labelled "Australia’s Most Innovative Company" by BRW. ClickView’s digital video solution for schools, is designed to support learning the classroom by providing a simple and complete solution for watching digital video and other…

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Free DevCamps for aspiring developers of Office apps

If you are a software developer for education, then you’ll already know about the app marketplaces for different devices – like the Windows Store for Windows 8 apps, the iTunes store for iPad/iPod apps and Google Play for Android apps. It’s become another route to market for developers, and been a way to reach a…

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Win prizes for building apps for Office and SharePoint

 We’re in the middle of a competition for partners or individuals to build apps for the new Office and SharePoint. With the new model of creating, selling, distributing and running apps in Office, and the creation of the new Office Store to promote apps, there’s plenty of potential for developers to create new apps that…

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A free course from Charles Sturt University on developing Windows Phone 8 apps

To coincide with the release of Windows Phone 8, IT Masters are offering a free short course in developing Windows Phone 8 applications.  All facets of the course will be delivered online in 11/2 hour sessions, with live, after hours Workshops being run by one of the industry’s leading experts in Mobile Applications Development.  The…

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