Learn Windows Azure Event

Next week on Redmond Campus we are running a Windows Azure event hosted by Microsoft technical leaders Scott Guthrie, Dave Campbell, and Mark Russinovich. This will provide a great recap of where we are on the Windows Azure Platform and you can either register to visit physically, on register to watch the stream on-line at…


Windows Azure Tookkit for Social Games 1.1 RELEASED

Nathan on the team has just updated the Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Games to version 1.1. This version is a significant step forward and enables developers to more easily and quickly build out their social games on the Windows Azure Platform. The other big change he made in this release was to separate the…


Windows Azure Toolkit for iOS

  If you every wanted to build iPhone applications which connected to the cloud to access storage services, your wish has been granted. On Monday we released the “Windows Azure Toolkit for iOS” which is a toolkit for developers to make it easy to access Windows Azure storage services from native iOS applications. The toolkit…

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Microsoft Management Summit – Day 2 Keynote

  Brad Anderson delivered another great keynote session on day 2 of the Microsoft Management Summit this week. You can see the recording on TechNet EDGE The second day was all about the Consumerization of IT and showed some great demos for managing different non-Microsoft wireless devices using the new System Center Configuration Manager 2012…


MIX is open for registration

MIX11 is open for registration!! If you are focused on Client, Web or Phone design or development and what to get access to all the latest experts from Microsoft this is a great event to attend. The added bonus is that this is hosted at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, which is also a fantastic…


Achim Berg talks about the momentum for Windows Phone 7

Achim provided an update on Windows Phone 7 after its first full 6 weeks since launch. He discussed the developer momentum in the marketplace with over 18,000 developers registered and over 4,000 applications published. He also talked about initial phone sales and perceptions about the new phone. See all the details in the link below. http://www.microsoft.com/Presspass/Features/2010/dec10/12-21AchimBergQA.mspx…


How can you wipe a Windows Phone 7 device through BPOS / Exchange

There are a number of questions coming from enterprise customers wanting to support Windows Phone 7, and are particularly interested in the security features to be able to wipe a device if is gets lost or stolen. Here is a great screencast on http://edge.technet.com from the UK team which walks you through the process of…


Windows Phone 7 Application reporting available now

Today we announced that as a developer on the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace you can get details about the number of people that have downloaded your applications. This information is available through the http://create.msdn.com app hub, where there is a new “reports” tab. We also announced that we are bringing forward the time when developers will…


BING Windows Phone apps

With the launch of Windows Phone 7, the BING search engine team has provided a pictorial view of all the apps which are in the Marketplace. Now you can search/sort the 2,000 apps which are already in the marketplace on rate, highest rated, categories to find the app you want to install. Just go to…

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