Friday App Shout-Out: Time Tracks and Campus Access

It’s double-header time today on the app shout-out. Actually more than that, as the second shout-out covers a bunch of apps…but I’m getting ahead of myself. On to the apps! Time Tracks Today’s first app, Time Tracks, is from repeat guest LCG Technologies, creator of Ice Cream Run, Hopper Bopper, and LCG Super Word Search….

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Protocol Activation: What Is It, What Apps Offer It, and How Can I use It in My Apps?

TL:DR Protocol activation is a cool feature you can add to your Windows Store apps, and allows you to make your app more useful as well as more discoverable. For a video demonstration of how easy it is to add protocol activation to your app, skip to the end of the post. Otherwise, read on……

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Weekly East Region Roundup: Vol. 4

Here are some resources and blog posts from my fellow Technical Evangelists here in East Region: Developer We’ll start this week with Steve Maier’s announcement of his EchoNest Starter Kit for Windows Phone 8, part of my team’s APIMASH starter kit collection, available on GitHub. Dave Isbitski has launched a new set of training courses…

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Upcoming Events for August 26th, 2013

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next couple of weeks for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest: MD August 2013 Meeting – Windows 8 Mashups Wednesday, August 28, 2013 6:30 PM, White Marsh, MD Speaker: Ben Davis Topic: Windows 8 Mashups Location:Red Brick Station 8149 Honeygo Blvd White…

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Friday App Shout-Out: Sheet Music and Morad Learning

Today, I’m pleased to note (pun intended) the release of the latest app from Jason Fabritz, Sheet Music, as well as a series of video training apps for both Windows Store and Windows Phone from Osama Morad. Sheet Music As a volunteer liturgical musician, it’s easy to end up with a huge binder (or binders)…

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Weekly East Region Roundup: Vol. 3

Here are some resources and blog posts from my fellow Technical Evangelists here in East Region: Developer Brian Hitney and I both wrote about moving a blog to Windows Azure Websites last week. This week, Steve Maier adds a unique perspective…helping a non-techie relative with a small business get their website set up on the…

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Upcoming Events for August 19th, 2013

I’ve published a list of the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next couple of weeks for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest…you can read the full list over at devhammer.net.

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FREE Download – Windows Phone 8 Book

Paul Thurrott, of Supersite for Windows fame, has finished the first edition of his Windows Phone 8 book, which he’s making available for FREE download via his WindowsPhoneBook.com website. Better still, you can influence future editions of the book by sharing your feedback. Just download the PDF, and drop Paul an email via his About…

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WebGL Hello World in IE11

If you’ve been away for a while, you may not have heard that WebGL is supported in Internet Explorer, starting with version 11, currently available as a preview release, either as part of the Windows 8.1 preview, or as a stand-alone release for Windows 7. And I have the proof right here: For more info,…

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