PYF 14 Windows Store Hackathon Prize Distribution Ceremony

The hackathon was held and focused towards realizing the true potential of our developers as Microsoft is committed towards developer, startups & entrepreneurial echo system in Pakistan. With history of high impact contribution in academia and keeping the vision going yet another event was organized. Microsoft Innovation Center (Lahore) in collaboration with PITB (Dr. Umer Saif,…


Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC) Karachi, Spring Internship Program 2014

    Spring Internship Program 2014 Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC) Internship is a program initiated to unleash the potential of young minds, highlight their creativity, talent and build their skillset on the latest Microsoft Technologies. The program is designed in such a way that the student will not just be able to use his/her creativity…


Upload Files on Microsoft Azure Storage Container from Windows Store App

This blog post will walk you through the process of creating a Microsoft Azure storage account, configuring a new container for public access, uploading an image (you can arbitrary upload any other binary format) in that container from Windows Store app using Azure Storage extension and finally preview the uploaded image using absolute path of…


Summer Internship Program 2014 :: Microsoft Innovation Center Karachi

Microsoft Innovation Center Karachi is now accepting applications for its INTERNSHIP PROGRAM of SUMMER 2014. MIC Karachi internship is a program initiated to unleash the potential of young minds, highlight their creativity, talent and build their skillset on the latest. The program is designed in such a way that the student will not just be…

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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…


Windows Store 8.1 App Development Hackathon in Punjab Youth Festival 2014 - Rules & Regulations

Edit (3/28/2014) App Submission Deadline Extension Deadline for App Submission in PYF hackathon has been extended till 15th April, 2014. Edit (3/15/2014) Teams with Max App Submission Any team having more than 100 apps is supposed to publish apps through their own Windows Store account/s. Edit (3/15/2014) App Submission Sheet https://onedrive.live.com/?cid=0dd0070c038d21d8 How to add PYF…


Featured App of the Day: Olympics 2014 for Windows Store

Could you please tell us a bit about yourself and your background? My name is Imtiaz Durrani, CEO Intuitive Appstudio. I am an IT graduate from COMSATS Institute of IT Abbottabad. I have been working on Microsoft .NET technologies since past 8 years. Core area of my expertise included development of enterprise web applications using…