Cool Links to start your Week

We had a busy week, like always, and the Easter got our minds away from the Tech news. So, in case you missed any of these news, I am giving you a quick review. Azure Resource Explorer: a new tool to discover the Azure API http://azure.microsoft.com/blog/2015/04/02/azure-resource-explorer-a-new-tool-to-discover-the-azure-api/ Azure is the platform that keeps on giving. With…


Weekend Links 08/16

After some days off I am back with renewed energy and lots of news, of course. Now is the time to Develop Windows Universal Apps! http://developer.telerik.com/featured/now-time-develop-windows-universal-apps/ Not long ago I had the privilege to meet Michael Crump in one of his presentations in a local meetup in the Microsoft offices. In this article Michael is sharing…


Weekend Links 07/26

Here we are again, the summer moves along and the news and articles keep coming. So, let’s get to it.   Windows Store App – Using Facebook to authenticate the user http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mspfe/archive/2014/07/25/windows-store-app-using-facebook-to-authenticate-the-user.aspx If you want to integrate Facebook Into your Windows Application, this is the link for you. In a 20 minutes video, Gianluca Bertelli gives…


Weekend Links 07/20

I have been away for a few days of summer vacation, but do not despair, the news links will keep coming.   Windows Developer Program for IoT now rolling out https://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/blog/Windows-Developer-Program-for-IoT-now-rolling-out In my latest presentation in a local meetup 2 things caught the attention of all assistants: Voice recognition with Cortana and Internet of Things….


Weekend Links 03/29

To end the month with a high note, I am writing this post in the fist break of the Global Azure Bootcamp 🙂  If you still have not checked Azure, what are you waiting for ?!!?!? This week will be all Azure for me. DirectX 12 to boost gaming on Windows Phone devices, Qualcomm says…


Weekend Links 03/16

Links, links, links. This may be all you need to have some fun on your weekend. Or at least you can end up reading some cool info, right? 20 Must Have Apps for Windows Phone 8 http://www.tomsguide.com/us/pictures-story/427-best-windows-phone-apps.html   A cool list with something for everyone. I found a couple that were not in my radar,…


Weekend Links 03/01

And we are back! Lots of announcements were made during the last week in the middle of the heat of the MWC in Barcelona. I have some links for you about that and other cool subjects. Microsoft Triples the Number of Windows Phone OEMs http://redmondmag.com/articles/2014/02/24/windows-phone-oems.aspx  The Windows Phone family is growing, and you should take…


Weekend Links 02/01

The second month of the year is already here! And before I go on a short company trip I better share with you some cool links.   Seahawks or Broncos? Either way, you’ll want these Windows Phone apps for The Big Game https://blogs.windows.com/windows_phone/b/windowsphone/archive/2014/01/31/seahawks-or-broncos-either-way-you-ll-want-these-windows-phone-apps-for-the-big-game.aspx   This weekend is Football time! But it does not matter who…


Weekend Links 01/26

To continue my small tradition to bring you interesting links during the weekend I offer you this post. New app controls, simpler certification requirements, added to the Windows Store for developers http://blogs.technet.com/b/firehose/archive/2014/01/24/new-app-controls-simpler-certification-requirements-added-to-the-windows-store-for-developers.aspx  I have always been surprised on how simple and straightforward the certification process is at the Windows Store, but we are always working…


Weekend Links 01/19

These links got delayed, the joys of losing track of time. But you can start your week with a nice group of articles about tech and Microsoft in particular. Tonight On Kinect: Jace Rode uses his Xbox One to record a cooking show http://www.wpcentral.com/tonight-kinect-jace-rode-uses-his-xbox-one-record-cooking-show When Microsoft told you that Xbox One was a new step…