This Imagine Cup team says: don’t set out to win. Set out to improve

Last Summer at the Imagine Cup World Finals, three computer-science students earned themselves a boot camp at Microsoft for the compassion ingenuity of their app, BoneyCare.  BoneyCare is designed to help people with speech disorders improve their confidence and speaking quality. The app records, transcribes and analyzes a user’s speech patterns, which speech pathologists can…

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What’s the secret to a successful hackathon? Problem-solving and teamwork

Creative problem solving is a boon in every industry, but for developers, it can mean the difference between a successful product and a dud. You would be hard-pressed to find a course called “Problem-Solving 101” in your school’s course catalog, so how can you strengthen your problem-solving skills? Kendall Weistroffer from the University of Denver…

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Next year, this Imagine Cup video could be about you

For 15 years, Imagine Cup has challenged student developers to further the reach, breadth and effect that technology can have on the world around us. Team ENTy – three computer science students from Romania – rose to that challenge and was crowned the 2016 Imagine Cup Champion last July. What was their winning secret? They…

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Code FTW. Sign up for Imagine Cup today!

Imagine Cup is all about innovation, transformation and what comes next. Through Imagine Cup, Microsoft provides student developers with the opportunity to mold the world of tomorrow in their eyes by combining their ideas with the power of technology. Now celebrating its 15th anniversary, I want to share some exciting new changes we’re making to…

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Coding for the cloud could win you $1,000!

Are you ready to create something cool, learn new skills and have a chance to pocket a nice chunk of change? Then get ready for the launch of the 2017 Hello Cloud Contest. From now until June 2017, you’ll have a chance each month to win $1,000 — all while building the cloud development skills…

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Build apps as fast you can imagine them with Azure and Xamarin

Cristian Gonzalez at his desk as a full time mobile app developer at Gigigo.  If Cristian Gonzalez had built his many apps separately for each mobile platform, they might never have seen the light of day. Thanks to Microsoft Azure and Xamarin, Cristian knows he can save months by writing code once and then deploying…

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Build it, run it, host it on Azure – make a Web game live in under an hour!

Grab your PC device of choice and learn how to build a web game in real time, step by step using Microsoft Azure. Lilian Kasem and Lee Stott, Microsoft UK Technical Evangelists, have set aside an hour just to walk you through building a web page and then learning how to run and host it…

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Coding isn’t always easy – but it’s always worth it

Malaysian Microsoft Student Partner Yong Chin Choy looks focused as he works on his latest coding project. Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post from Microsoft Student Partner Yong Chin Choy of Malaysia. Yong Chin Choy is 20-years old and pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science at INTI International University in Malaysia. You…

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Polish dev Daniel Krzyczkowski sharpens his Azure chops by building apps and games at hackathons

One of the things I like most about being a Microsoft Student Partner is the opportunities the program affords me to explore new technologies and pass on what I’ve learned to other students. The work is challenging, but rewarding. If you’re at all like me, then you’re probably into tinkering with cool new technologies and…

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