Now on IE and Firefox: Debug your mobile HTML5 page remotely with weinre (WEb INspector REmote)

Great news for HTML5 mobile developers: the remote DOM inspector tool weinre is no longer restricted to Webkit-based browsers and can be used with Internet Explorer 10 or Firefox, thanks to the community contribution with technical support from Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. WEb INspector REmote Weinre (WEb INspector REmote) is an HTML5 debugging tool addressing…

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//build/ today with open source frameworks on Windows Phone 8

Added support for Windows Phone 8 in Apache Cordova, Sencha Touch, Cocos2D, Ogre3D and other open source frameworks. The cool news for developers keeps on rolling at //build/ 2012. We’re thrilled to relay the announcements from a broad range of open source communities that their support for Windows Phone 8 goes live on “Day 1”…

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Beta of Windows Phone Toolkit for Amazon Web Services released

I am pleased to announce the beta release of the Windows Phone Toolkit for Amazon Web Services (AWS). Built by Microsoft as an open source project, this toolkit provides developers with a speed dial that lets them quickly connect and integrate Windows Phone applications with AWS (S3, SimpleDB, and SQS Cloud Services) To create cloud-connected…


More guidance and tool for porting iPhone & Android apps to Windows Phone

[Cross-posted on the Windows Phone Developer Blog] Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” is just out of the door, smoothly going to users’ phones. So, if you or your friends haven’t started to look at Windows Phone, this is great timing. Today I’m excited to announce new guidance based on migration samples and a SQLite to SQL…

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Nokia Developers: learn Windows Phone even faster

It’s my great pleasure to announce today a comprehensive package to leverage your development skills while learning to build applications for Windows Phone. The Microsoft & Nokia agreement has been described at length over the past few months and, like Matt Bencke highlighted, one of our goals has been to make it easy for Nokia…

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PhoneGap mobile HTML5 framework adding support for Windows Phone Mango

[Cross posted from the Windows Phone Developer Blog] We’re very excited to join Nitobi to announce availability of a PhoneGap beta supporting Windows Phone Mango. This new option to build applications targeting Windows Phone gives more choices to developers. In particular, Web developers will be able to easily leverage their HTML5 skills to target Windows Phone. The…

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Being a polyglot developer II: learning Windows Phone from an Android perspective

As I wrote in this post “Being a polyglot developer: tools & guidance to help iPhone developers learn Windows Phone 7” about a few weeks ago, I think it is essential to be a “polyglot” developer. And although you might have a preferred language, opening your mind to others will bring considerable value to your…

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Windows Phone Interoperability site

The announcement of the Windows Phone Developer Tools Update is the opportunity for us to say a few words about the Windows Phone Interoperability site. We opened the site last December with the focus on helping developers who have been creating phone applications on various platforms ramp up quickly on the Windows Phone 7 platform….

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