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 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…


ITCN 2014 Windows Phone Hackathon powered by Microsoft [Video]

A few months back we announced ITCN hackathon for Windows Phone powered by Microsoft. Today we’re going to cover the hackathon as it was held, speak about the activities that happened during the hackathon with corresponding video and closing ceremony highlights from the event. [View:http://blogs.msdn.com/cfs-file.ashx/__key/communityserver-blogs-components-weblogfiles/00-00-01-48-94/5621.ITCN-Windows-Phone-Hackathon.mp4] Hackathon started with a kick off ceremony by Microsoft Innovation…


A Simple BackgroundDownloader driven User Control Implementation for Windows Store Apps

This post demonstrates a very simple user control implementation that displays a ringtone name and has a download button upon clicking which the relative MP3 file begins downloading. As downloading begins, the button is disabled and relative progress bar visibility is shown using a custom dependency property. The control makes use of BackgroundDownloader class for downloading file in the…


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 Student Partners (MSPs) Orientation at Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC), Lahore

A few months back we called for Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) nominations. Keeping in consideration the geographic diversity and landscape of the country, we carried out the process of interviewing, evaluating and taking MSPs on-board in three different regions within Pakistan. While hiring process for Karachi & Islamabad’s respective region is to be conclude soon,…


ITCN 2014 Windows Phone Hackathon powered by Microsoft

ITCN 2014 is around the corner and Microsoft will be organizing a 3 day long Windows Phone Hackathon starting 26th Aug on the date of ITCN Asia. The hackathon is open for startups, students and professional developers to come and hack for Windows Phone and win cool Windows Phone devices. Register Now! http://itcnasia.com/hackathon Prizes: We’ll…


Meet Mariam Sanaullah, Girl behind My Collage App for Windows Store

Here’s an inspiring and refreshing story of Mariam Sanaullah in her own words entailing how she earned above 800 £ in less than three months through one Windows Store app,   After graduating in computer science from Forman Christian College Lahore in 2012, I was looking for some job; I started working in an Ngo…


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…