Bring your idea to life- turn it into an app

Windows Phone 7.5 brings dozens of new platform features to Windows Phone. When you have previously built an application for Windows Phone, you might ask yourself, "How do I take advantage of all these cool new features in my existing Windows Phone application?" Check out the full post from my colleague David Hernie: http://www.mytic.be/blog/dhe/Lists/Billets/Post.aspx?ID=91


Win a Nokia Lumia 800 by filling out our developer survey

Your feedback is valuable to us and that is why we kindly invite you to take our short European developer survey. We promise it won’t take more than 5 minutes. Grab your chance now to win a Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone! Thank you very much for your time & good luck.


TechDays 2012 full agenda online & Scott Guthrie for developer opening session

Less than one month to go! As we approach TechDays 2012 be sure to secure your spot before we sell out! The full agenda is now available: we invite you to have a closer look and pick your favorite sessions. For our 10th anniversary edition we got ourselves a special gift … Scott Guthrie (aka…


Participate in “The Imagine Cup 2012”, the world’s premier student technology competition. Deadline for registration is coming closer

  The StudentsAppsVenture contest has just been closed, or another very renowned international competition is waiting for you : “Imagine Cup 2012”. In addition to the prestigious category “Software design”, there are 4 other very interesting competitions in which you can participate as individual student or in groups up to 4 participants. Sign up for…


PhoneGap now fully supports Windows Phone

Back in September, Microsoft joined Nitobi to announce a Beta of PhoneGap support for Windows Phone Mango, and at the same time committed to continue working with the PhoneGap Open Source project community to help bring full support. PhoneGap by Nitobi is an open source mobile framework that enables developers to build applications targeting multiple…


How can your business benefit from SQL Server 2012? Learn from the early adopters

We have already talked about the availability of the release candidate of SQL Server 2012.  There are a lot of great features in this new release of the product, which your business can benefit from.  That’s why we’re excited to announce the publication of the first SQL Server 2012 case studies.  http://beluxisvpartnerblog.wordpress.com/2012/01/10/how-can-your-business-benefit-from-sql-server-2012-learn-from-the-early-adopters/   You can…

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Azure Spotlight: Agilys myShopi combines mobile and cloud

Agilys is a Belgian startup company, based in Braine-l’Alleud, involved in mobile development, building mobile applications and Internet sites.  They are a member of the Microsoft BizSpark program, giving them have access to Microsoft software, support and a worldwide ecosystem of peers and partners. Are you always writing down the same shopping items again and…


ALM Summit 2011 recordings available on Channel9

Last November we hosted the annual ALM Summit at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond, where luminaries from across the software industry presented, covering the evolution of practices across both the Microsoft and OSS communities. Attending the the ALM Summit allows you to gain deeper insight into your application lifecycle. You also discover and learn…


Try Windows Azure Risk-Free: spending limits explained

A few weeks ago, at the Learn Windows Azure event, we announced a series of new features for the Windows Azure platform, one of which was the introduction of a spending limit for newly provisioned trial and MSDN offers. Our US colleague, Jim O’Neil, has written two posts explaining in detail how to register for…