How do you build a Windows Store Line-of-Business app?

When building a line-of-business (LOB) app there are numerous things to consider.  Of course you need a great user experience, but what about validating user input, user authentication, how do you deal with application state across suspend-resume, do you roam app state across devices, and there is much more to think about. Now you can…

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Joining the Windows 8 App Race? Win Visual Studio headphones and Asus tablets

We want to give you a push in the back to develop great applications – join the Windows 8 App Race and win: How to win Your app(s) need to be published between April 1 and June 15, 2013. Complete the contest form(s) on https://aka.ms/race. There is no limit to the number of entries you…

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Start building apps on Windows 8 – Video training content (French)

As announced by our friends at the Microsoft Innovation Center, Renaud Dumont, their evangelist has put together a set of videos in the form of a training to get started on Windows 8 development. If you speak French, check out the great work they have prepared and jumpstart your Windows 8 app development!  This MOOC…

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Belgian Windows 8 Superhackathon on 27 March 2013 – join us!

Join us in Brussels, Genk, Kortrijk or Mons on March 27th for the 4-locations Belgian Windows 8 first Superhackathon. Code, build, eat, drink & win. Experts will be on site to help you with the last phase of building your first Windows 8 or Windows Phone 8 application. We come to your cities (4!), we…

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Windows App Day – slides and video from the event

A small month ago on November 23rd we welcomed over 200 attendees to our first Windows App Day in Antwerp, focusing on developer and User Experience/web content for building apps. What types of apps you ask? A lot of it was centered around Windows 8 Store apps but also Windows Azure and mobile services as…

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Register free and join us for Windows App Day November 23, 2012

  Are you ready to talk Apps? Are you ready to design Apps? Are you ready to develop Apps? Then Windows App Day, on November 23 in Antwerp is something you cannot miss. When we say Apps we mean Windows 8 Apps, Windows Phone Apps and Windows Azure Apps and last but not least, Web…

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Are you ready to WOWZAPP? Belgium part of Worldwide Hackathon for Windows November 10th

  Free up your Saturday, be part of a worldwide coding event to build your (first) Windows 8 app! On November 10 2012, we are joining the worldwide hackathon with a local event at HUBrussel. Registration is free, open to all. Just bring your laptop loaded with Windows 8, bring ideas or questions and join…

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Cloudify your Windows 8 and iOS apps with Windows Azure Mobile Services

Leveraging my colleague Nick’s post on Windows Azure Mobile Services here. WAMS has received an upgrade, now supporting iOS next to Windows 8, and including new authentication support, sending e-mails, SMS en more. If you are from Belgium or Luxembourg, and are thinking about leveraging WAMS for your Windows 8 or iOS apps please let…

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Marketing material: your app on Windows Store

If you have an app published on the Windows Store, chances are you want to let the world know. Which visuals should you use? How about a Windows Store app badge. What’s the guidance and wording? Since a few days you can find this guidance on the Windows DevCenter: Windows Store logos and usage specifications…

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Windows Store – App Certification Tips

Windows 8 launches globally on October 26th, as we move closer and closer, we’re supporting many Belgian developers go through the process of certifying their apps. To help other developers we might not be in touch with, I’m sharing an aggregation of tips and resources we use. It’s worthwhile browsing through this post before you…

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