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…


Join us online for the Windows 8 App Camp!

Gulf Windows 8 App Camp welcomes you to join us online where you will learn how to build amazing Windows 8 apps!  We will be streaming Day 1 of this event so you can join us no matter where you are located! Here we will also be announcing a new competition…see how you can WIN A SAMSUNG…


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…


‘Better Together’ SharePoint Custom Development Event in the UAE!

The ‘Better Together’ SharePoint Custom Development Event is a free event where we will show you how easy it is to take your SharePoint investment to the next level! This one day event will excite and inspire you, show you new opportunities and provide you with information to help get you started on the exciting…


MS Gulf Community is now on YouTube!!!

Just when you thought life couldn’t get any better…it does!  MS Gulf Community has just launched it’s very own channel on YouTube!  Here you can watch tutorials that cover various topics in the world of software development.  For example, learn how to use Entity Framework, Language Integrated Query (LINQ), and generate Data Definition Language (DDL) scripts…


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 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. …


Last Call for Microsoft Student Partners in the UAE!

Attention students!  This is the last and final week to submit your application for the prestigious Microsoft Student Partners (MSP) Program!  What an exciting opportunity to be a part of the Microsoft family 🙂  Students do not need to have technology-related major.  They do need to have a true passion for technology with an ability to lead, communicate and advocate! …


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…


Download first Web Standards Update for Visual Studio today!

Download the first Web Standards Update for Visual Studio, which gives better support for HTML5, adds CSS3 and brings more new API’s to the JavaScript intellisense!  This update provides you with intellisense and validation for HTML features: – Video and related tags – Audio and related tag – New input types like e-mail, url, date,…