PhoneGap Now Supports Windows Phone

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 beta version of the PhoneGap libraries…

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Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Web Matrix: #9

Database made simple Using a database has never been easier! WebMatrix includes a small, embedded database called SQL Server Compact that can live with your Web site code and content. Use it to start building your next Web site, and when you’re ready to publish, just copy the database file from your computer to any…

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Learn Windows Azure [On-line]

WATCH LIVE ONLINE: 9AM – 5PM PST, TUES, DECEMBER 13, 2011 [8pm – 4am GMT+3] Join us LIVE from the Microsoft Redmond Campus to learn how to get started building applications for the cloud from Microsoft technical leaders Scott Guthrie, Dave Campbell, and Mark Russinovich! On Tuesday December 13th we will be holding a special…

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The Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Web Matrix: #10

Simple to code WebMatrix is the easiest way to learn standards-based Web development and makes it simple to build and publish Web sites on the internet. Start with HTML, CSS and JavaScript and then seamlessly connect to a database or add in dynamic server code using the new ‘Razor’ syntax for ASP.NET Web pages. Your…

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Good news for Windows 8: Microsoft beats Amazon, Google in cloud speed test [Reprint]

A year-long independent test of cloud service providers was recently wrapped up by Compuware. Among the providers tested were the three big dogs: Amazon, Google, and Microsoft. And although the Azure cloud platform is still fairly young, it fared quite well against the competition. In fact, it proved to be the fastest service over the…

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You’re Invited – Software Testing Webinar

Join us on Tuesday for this month’s Agile Testing Webinar hosted by Microsoft and Testhouse, THE software testing experts!  This month’s webinar features “Functional Testing with MS Web Performance Tests.”  You’ll even have the opportunity to participate in an interactive Q&A session with the experts themselves. We’ll send you the link to the webinar event once you e-mail us today!  


Windows Phone Starter Kit for Students/Schools

Want to build a Windows Phone 7 app?  Not sure how to start?  Check out this great project that was built to allow you to easily update the content and the appearance to match your university, technology club, student association ,etc…  There is excellent documentation to guide you through the customization of your app.  Think…

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New Dynamics CRM tools for Visual Studio 2010 – download the SDK here

Microsoft has released new tools to accelerate development of custom components in Dynamics CRM 2011 solutions. At the same time, we have published an update to Dynamics CRM Online that includes better integration with Office 365 and the introduction of social capabilities. The CRM Toolkit for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 is a downloadable package that…

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Windows Phone SDK – Download It Today!

As Windows Phone 7 Marketplace surpassess 40,000 apps, we know that more and more developers are choosing to develop awesome apps for Windows Phone 7!  If you haven’t done so already, make sure that you download the Windows Phone SDK 7.1 online here!   This SDK allows you to create apps and games for both Windows Phone 7.5 and 7.0. …


The Kinect Accelerator

Ten Startups.  Three Months.  Unlimited Innovation. If you are a developer or existing team/startup focused on building a business that takes advantage of the Kinect and Natural User Interface technologies, then the Kinect Accelerator is where you need to be. Through this program, Microsoft is supporting entrepreneurs, engineers and innovators like you to bring to…

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