Heroes

  It’s such a rewarding and exciting opportunity to see astartup blossom right before our eyes. And not just a tech based startup butone that absolutely inspires us all to use technology for the betterment ofhumanity.  Heroes is a social media platform for cancer patientsallowing the user to be connected as a fighter, supporter, or…

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Developing in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 Jump Start (Free online course + Free exam vouchers)

This course provides an accelerated introduction to HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript and helps students gain basic HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript programming skills. This course is an entry point into both the Web application and Windows Store apps training paths and helps prepare learners for Microsoft exam 70-480. The course focuses on using HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript to implement programming logic, define and…

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Microsoft’s new SkyDrive app for Xbox Live — created by Microsoft interns

Just how sharp are computer science and engineering students these days? Look no further than the new SkyDrive app for Xbox Live, rolled out by Microsoft today. It was created from scratch by a team of six Microsoft interns, who were able to make a feature-complete version of the app over the summer. Don’t worry, Xbox…

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The Windows Phone 7 Student Hackathon... Are you up for the challenge?

Microsoft Gulf presents the Windows Phone 7 Student Hackathon… The Windows Phone 7 is set to make an impact in the Gulf pretty soon, and this is your chance to make a mark as a developer for the Gulf. To encourage all the young and talented aspiring developers, Microsoft is proud to host a Windows…


Imagine Cup UAE – Meet Your Winners!

On April 23, the Imagine Cup UAE Country Finals were held.  The top 5 teams presented their solutions to some of the toughest problems such as environmental sustainability, health and piracy.  With a captive audience, Samer Abu-Ltaif kicked off the event with a keynote around student technology innovation.  By the end of the day, the…

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Imagine Cup is coming, to town..

Ok, I know its been a while since blogged last, but as a 21-year old developer working in Microsoft, I think I have earned the right to say, I have been busy.. 😛 So of the many things I have been doing this past week, which involves submitting quite a few interesting apps, finishing off…


Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 Update Now Available

The Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 Update is now available for your download; It enables Windows Phone developers to do two things: Develop apps that work well on the new 256 MB devices Use the WPSDK 7.1 to develop on machines running Windows 8 If you’re using the Windows 8 Consumer Preview (which is available to…

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Imagine Cup 2012 UAE Country Finals – You’re Invited

You are invited to attend the Imagine Cup 2012 UAE Country Finals! Register online today to see the top 5 teams in action on April 23 at Jumeirah Beach Hotel. The Microsoft Imagine Cup is the world’s premier student technology competition. Students from around the world use their imagination and passion to create technology solutions…

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Imagine Cup UAE Top Teams Announced

Over the past few months, students from around the UAE have been applying their creativity, skills, passion and imagination to “Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems.” They stepped up to the challenge and created some outstanding innovative projects! For the readers who are playing a bit of catch up, here’s the…

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Conduit Streamlines Windows Phone App Development

Conduit Mobile enables content owners to move their content to Window Phone apps quickly, simply, and at no cost. Furthermore, Conduit Mobile empowers content owners to maintain, promote and analyze their Windows Phone apps, all from one web interface control panel. Conduit also enables submission of Windows Phone apps to the Windows Phone Marketplace, enabling…

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