Windows Store apps for Absolute Beginners with C# (Free online course!)

Ready to make money and share your great Windows 8 app ideas with the world?  Not sure where to start?  Start here!  Over the course of 34 lessons, our friend Bob Tabor from www.LearnVisualStudio.net will teach you the fundamentals of Windows Store app development by walking you through building the Contoso Cookbook Hands On Labs.  Bob provides…

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Building Apps for Windows Phone 8 Jump Start (Online Course)

This two-day course is specially tailored for developers looking to leverage C#/XAML to build cool apps and games for Windows Phone 8. Clearly, this platform is another leap forward in Microsoft’s overall mobile strategy and the developer community has taken notice. Now is the time to embrace your opportunity and start building Windows Phone apps….

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Windows 8 App Camp Now Online – Watch today to learn how to build apps!

The very successful Gulf Windows 8 App Camp is now available to you on our YouTube MS Gulf Community Channel!  By watching this recording you’ll have the opportunity to learn how to build amazing Windows 8 apps.  Watch it again and again while you build your own app! The speaker leading this session in Dubai comes from the Microsoft Corportate office in…


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…


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…


Join us for the November Testing Webinar!

Attention Business and Project Managers, Developers, Testers, Architects, and IT Professionals… Want to learn more about agile best practices for application testing?  Cannot attend training in person?  Join our testing webinar from your most convenient location!   This month’s topic is Functional Testing with MS Web Performance Tests and is hosted by Microsoft in partnership with THE testing experts, Testhouse. Make…


Agile Testing Webinar – Unit Testing with VS 2010

Join us on Monday,  August 22nd, for the Agile Testing Webinar hosted by Microsoft and Testhouse.  These webinars focus on how to improve the productivity and predictability of software construction through testing. The short and relevant sessions are intended for Business and Project Managers, Developers, Testers, Architects, and IT Professionals working in teams of all sizes, that want…