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…


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…


Build for Web & Cloud using Visual Studio Code for Linux, Mac & Windows

Just in case you didn’t follow Build 2015 today, Visual Studio Code is here that allows building and debugging modern web and cloud applications. Visual Studio Code is Free and available on your favorite platform – Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows. Download: https://code.visualstudio.com/ [58.1 MB] Here’s how it looks like fresh out of the box on…


Microsoft Innovation Center Lahore, Internship Program, batch 6

Update: The last date of submission has been extended till 15th December, 2014. Microsoft Innovation Center – Lahore is about to start its 6th batch of five months Internship Program. MIC Lahore will offer them trainings, mentorship and support needed to learn, develop and publish their apps on Universalplatform of Windows Store and Windows Phone powered by Windows Azure. They’ll…


Connect(); Visual Studio vNext &Azure

Connect(); is a cloud-first, mobile-first, code-first virtual event focused on current and future technologies for developers creating applications across a variety of platforms. Build on your current skills, unleash your creativity, and expand what’s possible to deliver unprecedented innovations. The event will be live streamed starting on Wednesday, November 12 (8:00 PM Pakistan Time). http://www.visualstudio.com/connect-event-vs Join industry…


2 months Internship opportunity at Microsoft Islamabad Office, batch 3

I’m excited to announce that Microsoft Islamabad office is about to start its 3rd batch of two months Internship Program. We’ll offer interns trainings, mentorship and support needed to learn, develop and publish their apps on Windows Store and Windows Phone using Universal apps concept powered by cloud. Please note that students with developer account on Windows Store will…


Microsoft Innovation Center Lahore, Internship Program, batch 5

Microsoft Innovation Center – Lahore is about to start its 5th batch of five months Internship Program. MIC Lahore will offer them trainings, mentorship and support needed to learn, develop and publish their apps on Windows Store and Windows Phone powered by Windows Azure. They’ll also get opportunity to attend trainings for Unity for gaming, ASP .NET, SharePoint and Microsoft Dynamics. MIC…


Team Amplifiers from Pakistan has qualified for Imagine 2014 World Finals

We are excited to share that Pakistan’s Imagine Cup team, Amplifiers from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIKI) has qualified for Imagine World Finals [Finals Round] in the World Citizenship category to be held in Seattle this July. They are among the 34 teams selected from 170 teams from 76 countries who competed in the world semifinals….


How to Periodically Update Tile without using Push Notification Service?

Targeting Windows 8.1 Update, Widows Store, Windows Phone and Universal Apps allow updating tile without the need of writing a background agent/process or push notification service. This feature is provided under a new section in manifest file of relative solution that takes recurrence frequency ranging from half hour to daily and a URI of the…


Browsing the .NET Reference Source

You can browse through the .NET Framework source code online at http://referencesource.microsoft.com/. You can also download the source code as a solution and browse through it in Visual Studio. This gives you the ability to debug into .NET Framework code from your project code. This 2 minutes video present the high level idea of how…