Make a Windows Phone app for your favorite blog! | Blogmas#5

These slides are a walk-through of how I built a Windows Phone app for my blog (this very blog!) Windows Phone App Studio is fun and simple to use and the coolest part about it is you can share it with your friends and family immediately!   You can find this published app in the…

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December Favorites | Blogmas#4

These are my favorite things for December. The categories are Apps, Device(s), Miscellaneous Apps – These are my appsolute favorite apps for this month! Not in any particular order. 6 US TimeZones Clock This app is straight to the point. With its clean and easy-to-read layout I can easily and quickly check time zones before…

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3 Tips to Make the Most of an Internship | Blogmas#3

#1 LearnAfter numerous applications and interviews, you’ve landed an internship and you are ready to make a difference! While every intern should feel comfortable voicing their ideas, you should also be excited and ready to learn. It is definitely possible to be valuable to your team whilst still learning along the way. Internships can be…

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BLOGMAS!

Hello friends! I have exciting news! I will be doing *Blogmas*! This means that I will be blogging what I like to call a “festively frequent amount” during December! My posts will be light and fun, and hopefully provide you your dose of techie cheer during the holiday season! I’m really looking forward to this, so I hope you…

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Blogmas#1: Win cash over the holidays!!!!

For my first post of Blogmas, I wanted to share this exciting *apportunity* that is going on this season. (http://www.windows8holidaychallenge.com/#home) Here’s the gist of it – submit a Windows 8 app to the Windows Store and win a $50 gift card. Do a little marketing for your app to get 100 downloads and win an…

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Tis the season for good eats!

So I love Winter for many reasons… Thanksgiving, Christmas, presents, family, friends, potential snowfall, twinkle lights, baubles, and of course… FOOD!!! Download these wonderful Food & Dining apps for mouth-watering edible inspiration.    Wine Table Food & Dining https://aka.ms/winetableTEC   Farm Markets Food & Dining https://aka.ms/farmmarketsTEC   A Taste for Slow Cooker Food Food &…

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AWESOME APPS for week of Nov 11th!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  Word on the street is these apps rock! I’m loving them, thats for sure. What do you think of them?     Black Ball App Windows Store game app mimicking a magic 8-ball.  Ask the Black Ball App any yes or no question and see if it’s your lucky day. aka.ms/blackballapp   Italian Castle…

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PLM and Background Tasks // Tiles and Notifications

Last month Ryan Lowdermilk, Jason Fox, and I held an intensive 4 day App Building workshop at University of Texas Dallas. It was a wonderful event and the students produced some really great apps by the end of the week! Here is some of the content that was shown. These decks were made by Jason. 

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MY EMAIL ADDRESS

Developing for Windows? Considering it?  Email me at nalivorn@microsoft.com 

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AT&T M2M Mobile App Hackathon

A few weeks ago I attended the AT&T M2M Mobile App Hackathon at the AT&T Foundry in DFW. I had a great time meeting everyone and seeing what all the awesome projects the 10 teams were working on, but I wanted to share the creation of one team in particular. This team had a really useful…

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