Microsoft Open Dev Conferences across Pakistan

        On 11th & 14th Dec, we held the Microsoft Open Dev Conferences in cities of Lahore & Islamabad respectively. It was for the first time that we delivered events specifically around Microsoft offerings for Open Source community. We intended to break the notion amongst developers about Microsoft and invited the developer…


Microsoft Azure Ideas Competition – Pakistan

What is Azure Ideas Competition? The Azure Ideas competition is addressed to all those who created, an application with Azure backend. It can be mobile application, web application, desktop application, Azure Market Place application. How can I participate? All you have to do is add a short description of the submitted Azure application in English…


Are you a Student Azure Developer? I bet You’ve not heard of KUDU Console!

A lot of student Azure developers I know of are not familiar with KUDU console. KUDU console is a website utility or tool that can be accessed by navigating to {yoursite}.scm.azurewebsites.net and log in with your credentials (site level or user level whichever works in your scenario) Why KUDU? Why is KUDU helpful? Because it…


Meet SoloInsight: an Internet of Things (IOT) space ISV powered by Microsoft BizSpark

SoloInsight has an interesting BizSpark case study in form of their flagship product, CloudGate: An ultimate smart gate platform that offers various ways of authentication from RFID/NFC, Barcode, Palm vein, phone gestures, 3D face and IRIS recognition to QR code and many more, all packaged within one smart gate solution, which is mainly built on…


Are you a Technology Expert/Speaker? Join Microsoft Pakistan Elite Community Speakers Group!

Just in case you’ve not known, Microsoft has two Innovation Centers (MICs) in Pakistan; in Lahore & Karachi respectively. Microsoft Innovation Centers (MICs) are meant for the community and offer a wide variety of programs. At the time of this writing, all of our programs and offerings are absolutely FREE. Both Innovation Centers offer state…


Microsoft Student partner (MSP) Academic Year 2015 – 2016 Applicants Statistics – Pakistan

Our call of applicants for Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) academic year 2015 – 2016 had a tremendous coverage as we received more than 500 applications across Universities of Pakistan. While our education and DX teams at Lahore, Karachi & Islamabad are interviewing the MSPs, we came up with this infographic to share various attributes of…


Windows 10 – Why Should a Developer Care?

As an Audience Evangelism Manager, part of the DX family from Microsoft, I’ve to have a lot of developer interaction and to my biggest surprise these days, most developers aren’t comprehending how Windows 10 is a marvel from Microsoft and is critical to Windows ecosystem. a.k.a. Universal Windows Platform (UWP) complemented with UWP Bridge. The…


Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: Live on 12th & 13th August

Windows 10 represents a drastic shift in approach to operating systems… one that makes developer’s lives radically more easy. The biggest thing Microsoft’s done here is made it easier than ever for developers to build outstanding end user experiences tailored to a wide array of device types, from the smallest, wildly affordable, memory constrained Lumia phone…


Microsoft Student Partner Opportunity – Academic Year 2015-2016

Microsoft Pakistan Liaison Office is looking for the right candidate for MSPs for the coming Academic year. Interested students can email us your CVs at msp_mspk@outlook.com by Sunday, 9th August 2015. Please read the following before you apply: 1) While Applying, The Subject line of the email should be as follows:“[University Name-Discipline-Semester-Region] First Name Last…


Microsoft BizSpark Camps 2015 by MIC Karachi

The BizSpark 2015 program was launched in March 2015 to help talented startups with mentorship, software support and training workshops. Once the registrations were closed, the team at MIC Karachi embarked upon three-phased BizSpark camps where participants were trained on different technologies such as Windows Azure, Cross platform App Development and other modules. Our trainers…