What’s New in Visual Studio 11…

I know all of you developers, testers, architects, project managers, and stakeholders are all asking the same thing…what’s new about VS11 anyway? The Technology Cafe has written an excellent article that explains just that.  Here are just some of the highlights of this article: Platform Development Windows 8 brings a fresh new experience, where apps are…


Save today on VS 2010 + MSDN…get ready for VS 11!

Help seize the future of Visual Studio® with MSDN®, save up to 35%, and get ready for the next version of Visual Studio! Whether your team is already sharing ideas in a bullpen, considering the newest software development methodologies, or just thinking about Agile, you should upgrade now to Visual Studio with MSDN.  Frankly, there…


Visual Studio 11 Beta Released!

Finally the moment developers have been waiting for….VS 11 Beta release!  Developers around the world are excited to have the opportunity to get their hands on this amazing new software so they can start building Windows 8 Metro-style apps!  VS 11 supports five languages right out of the box: C#, Visual Basic, F#, C++ and…


Ford Puts Phone Apps in the Driving Seat

Innovation at its best! Check out this video and article about the news technology included in Ford cars.  It includes mobile apps, cloud computing and so much more. And all this, from a car. I wonder what our cars will look like in 15 years. Video from CNN Not content with revolutionizing smart phones, mobile…


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…


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…


Windows Phone Mango Jump Start

If you’re interested in learning how to develop on Mango, you should attend this online training.  The two day training will be held by MVPs Rob Miles and Andy Wigley.  Dates: August 23-24, 2011 Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm PST Duration: 8 hours/day, including hour lunch break Join the Mango Momentum in the App Hub |…

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Publish an App and get an XBOX 360® game – it’s that simple

This is a great new competition for developers!  Whether you’re a student or a professional developer, you can participate. Yalla Apps, the Windows Phone 7 developer portal that helps developers publish their Apps to the Marketplace, is launching the Yalla App-a-thon competition. Yalla Apps is now giving away Fable 3 or Halo:Reach Games for XBOX…