Students to be able to develop apps for SkyMarket for free!

Kudos to Paolo for getting to this one first. Simply put when Windows Mobile 6.5 launches an accompanying app store dubbed Windows Marketplace for Mobile (codename SkyMarket) will also launch. Developers will be able to build mobile applications and for $99 PA sell them through Marketplace receiving a 70% revenue split. What’s really neat is…


Lionhead Studios – Now Recruiting!

Lionhead Studios, developer of the Fable and Black and White series are looking to recruit the best and brightest grads with strong C++ skills. Ideally candidates would have a passion for video games, creative flair as well as considerable C++ experience. This would be a great opportunity for the right grad – if you think…


Silverlight Training for Teaching Staff

My colleague Paolo is in the process of arranging a series of regional training days to introduce teaching staff at universities and design schools to rich application development using the Silverlight platform. The days are free to attend and will run towards the end of this month in London, Bristol and Birmingham. You can get…


MSDNAA Software HowTo Video

MSDNAA is Microsoft’s subscription for technical schools/colleges and universities which allows them to offer their students access to a whole raft of Microsoft Software for free. Access is granted in one of two ways – either physically (an administrator downloads and burns relevant software and then lends the discs out to students) or online (the…


IT Academy Student Pass – Free eLearning

A little while back I posted about a great new programme we launched which gives students free access to official Microsoft eLearning courses. To sign up you need a unique code which authenticates you as a student, the great news is these codes are now available (along with a bunch of free software) from DreamSpark….


Silverlight on Linux – Moonlight

Yesterday Miguel de Icaza posted on his blog that Moonlight version 1.0 (the open source implementation of Silverlight for Unix) has now been released. Moonlight is a collaboration between Microsoft and Novell as part of the Mono project and is a great example of Microsoft’s commitment to Silverlight’s cross platform compatibility. If you are running…


Internship Opportunities – Redmond, Seattle

If you’re a technical student looking for the opportunity to get some experience and fancy working at Microsoft in the US next summer then this is the opportunity for you. The bad news – you only have a couple of days left to apply (the deadline is 15th Jan). There are two types of roles…