Microsoft BUILD Announces #BuildTour

The 2015 Microsoft BUILD conference is sold out!  Thousands of developers will attend live in San Francisco and hundreds of thousands more will enjoy streaming keynotes and sessions online.If you missed your chance to attend, don’t worry.  Microsoft BUILD is taking the deep-dive content and real-world knowledge shared at the event on the road! This…


//build/, //learn/ and //publish/

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Windows Phone Development MVP Peter Nowak If you have been one of the lucky ones to attend //build, or following the announcements of //build from home a ton of new announcements might have caught your eye. Especially looking into Windows Phone 8.1 not only consumers, but also…


MVPs Participate in //Learn/ – Global Community Webcast

Over 50 MVPs are joining forces on April 24, 2014 for the //learn/ Global Community Webcast to present nearly 70 sessions. This is a unique opportunity for app developer enthusiasts around the globe to meet and share best practices, tips and tricks and participate in deep-dive sessions presented by MVPs.   “A live webcast about Windows Phone development,…


Build 2013 Recap by Michael Collier

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Windows Azure MVP Michael CollierThis week I was fortunate to attend Microsoft’s BUILD event in San Francisco, CA.  BUILD is a semi-regular conference where Microsoft shares a few details on the future versions of Windows.  BUILD has essentially replaced PDC. This was the first BUILD (or PDC)…


Build 2013 Recap

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Windows Phone Development MVP Mayur Tendulkar Just few days ago Microsoft hosted an annual developer conference – BUILD 2013 in San Francisco, CA. This conference provided a lot more information and insights into what is coming up next. And indeed the future looks bright.  But more than…


Build 2013 Keynote

Editor’s note:  The following blog post was written by Virtual Machine MVP Aidan Finn Steve Ballmer An estimated 60,000 watching via webcast.  They’re going to show lots of Windows 8.1, Windows Phone, and Windows Azure. Windows 8.1 Preview is out now on http://preview.windows.com.  You can do an online update or you can download the ISOs. …


BUILD Day #3 in Review According to MVPs

As the BUILD conference comes to a close, MVPs and other attendees are diving deeper into what the game changing announcements from the last couple of days really mean. We’ve captured some of the impressions from MVPs on Day 3 of BUILD so you can get these independent experts’ point of view on the impact…


BUILD Day #2 in Review According to MVPs

Big announcements about the reimagining of Windows continues to pour out of the Microsoft BUILD conference on day 2, and MVPs are right in the middle of it. We’ve been watching their blog posts and tweets so you can get a front row seat to see what these community leaders have to say about the…


BUILD Day #1 in Review According to MVPs

BUILD: Day 1 Yesterday was the first day of Microsoft’s BUILD conference in Anaheim, California. Thousands attended in person and many more tuned in online to see the detailed preview of the next major Windows release codenamed “Windows 8.” Since nobody knows the real-world impact of Microsoft products on the community like MVPS—we’ve started gathering…