Are You a Microsoft Student Partner (MSP)? Consider Investing Time in Following...

We had been lately busy in shortlisting, interviewing, evaluating and recruiting Microsoft Student Partners (MSPs) from across universities and institutions of Pakistan. As the process is almost finalized and new MSPs are being brought on-board, I wanted to share my understanding of a couple of aspects that a Microsoft Student Partner should invest in to…


Getting started with Windows Azure - part 3

In my last blog post on the series of getting started with Windows Azure as a Modern application developer, I’m going to walk you through to consume the Windows Azure Cloud Service (the steps to create this service can be found on following blog post) in Windows Phone and Windows Store. Windows Store Test Client Let us first…


Featured App of the Day: Mr. Foo Foo Jetpack Spiral

One important aspect about Pakistan’s IT echo system is that it spans across the country and is not limited to a single city. We have strong and established IT hubs of Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad and in recent years we’ve seen tremendous growth in IT sector in cities surrounding these hubs. One notable example include…


Featured App of the Day: Camy and Jaky

Could you please tell us a bit about yourself and your background? Ilmasoft specializes in creation of mobile applications in all angles while with a special focus on smart educational products for children and professionals. We have dedicated teams of highly skilled technical professionals to augment new technologies for creating best smart products in the…


Are you any good at Windows Phone Development? Win love and recognition! Become a TechNet Guru for July 2013

 I just came across this one while surfing MSDN tonight and it looks super cool to me. Some of us (though I’ve always cherished that more of us) developers love to spread knowledge by either blogging, running user groups or participating into forums where Forums are just my favorite. So if YOU are good in…


Microsoft Security Bounty Programs - Get cash payments in exchange for reporting certain types of vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques.

Now you can help Microsoft, making some of their most popular products better. And earn money doing so.   Microsoft is now offering direct cash payments in exchange for reporting certain types of vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques. Microsoft on Wednesday announced it will launch a “bug bounty” program, the aim is to fix security flaws, bugs, and vulnerabilities even…


Moving Your Applications to Windows Azure

Lifestyle experts will tell you that moving to a new home is one of the most stressful events people undertake during their lifetime yet, given a choice between that or moving applications to a new platform, many of us would unhesitatingly start packing the china. Thankfully, however, moving your applications to Windows Azure is a…


Pakistan specific MSDN & TechNet Newsletters

In last few months Microsoft Pakistan has taken several new initiatives to strengthen our relationship with local developer and technical community. One initiative that we believe should reach to larger audience is launch of Pakistan specific MSDN and TechNet newsletters. We know the potential of our tech resources and thus focus of both newsletter programs is to create…