Videos: Build 2013 Windows Phone Session Round-Up

  Windows Phone presented an enormous amount of content at Build 2013 this week. All of this is now available online for you to view at your leisure on Channel 9. Foundational Windows Phone: Introducing App Development, Sam George Windows Phone: Design for Developers, Corrina Black Windows Phone: App Foundation, Thomas Fennel Windows Phone: Building…


Tutorial: how to add a cloud-based backend service to a Windows Store app using Windows Azure Mobile Services

This tutorial shows you how to add a cloud-based backend service to a Windows Store app using Windows Azure Mobile Services. If you prefer to watch a video, the clip to the right follows the same steps as this tutorial. In the video, Scott Guthrie provides an introduction to Mobile Services and walks through creating…


Videos: Windows Phone 8 Developer Workshop

  Windows Phone 8 offers a lot of new capabilities for developers to create even better, more immersive user experiences on the Windows Phone. This course will give you hands-on experience with important developer features in Windows Phone 8. Take advantage of the new multi-tasking capabilities such as fast app switching, background agents, alerts and…


Videos: Get started with Windows Azure Mobile Services

Now accelerate your mobile app development. Add structured storage, user authentication and push notifications to your Windows Store, Windows Phone 8, or iOS app in minutes. Focus on building a great user experience; let us worry about the backend infrastructure. Watch Building Cross Platform Mobile Solutions Using Azure Mobile Solutions workshop Check the videos: http://bit.ly/XXxuhZ I…


8 Tips for Designing Windows Phone Apps

The Senior Interactive Designer, Lincoln Anderson  wrote top eight design tips for Windows Phone. Here’s what we came up with. 1. Focus Write a “best-at” statement that clearly outlines what makes your app great and unique from the rest. Use it as a mission statement that guides design and development. Think about how different types…


Windows Startup Challenge

  Are you ready to launch your Windows Store app at DEMO Mobile 2013? If you have a Windows Store app idea, we want you to apply and compete for a chance to launch your app at DEMO Mobile on April 17th, 2013.   It’s easy to enter the challenge Submit app prototype! This can be…


Videos: "What’s New for Developers? Devlifestyle Launches Visual Studio 2012" event

Hello everyone, these videos from “What’s New for Developers? Devlifestyle Launches Visual Studio 2012″ event which was in Riyadh on November 29, 2012. Agenda: Session Title Speaker Windows Azure Development in Visual Studio 2012 Mohamad Halabi Modern App Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2012 Mohamed Mosallem Async/Parallel Programming in .NET 4.5 and Visual Studio 2012…


Microsoft Arabia Jointly Launch Windows 8 Apps Development Competition with Abdullah Eid Website!

    This is a skill-based Contest jointly launched with Tech-world community http://www.abdullaheid.net/ . The objective of this Contest is to develop Windows 8 and / or windows phone Applications and submit them to the windows 8 store or windows phone store To be eligible for judging, an entry must meet the following content/technical requirements:…