Join us for "Open Source PostgreSQL on Microsoft Azure" meetup in Islamabad

Microsoft has partnered up with the PostgreSQL Special Interest Group in Islamabad to bring you “Open Source PostgreSQL on the Cloud” on 23rd September, 2016! The session will be delivered by Mr. Ali Sufyan Butt, a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional on Visual Studio and Development Technologies. Those who’re interested, kindly Register here. Agenda Introduction to Azure…


Internship Program at Microsoft Innovation Center Karachi, Spring 2016

Microsoft Innovation Center Karachi is now accepting applications for its INTERNSHIP PROGRAM of SPRING 2016. 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…


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…


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…


Team Tesseract from Pakistan qualifies for Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 World Finals

I’m glad to share that team Tesseract from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIKI), Pakistan has qualified for Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 World Finals. A total of 33 teams made their way to World Finals. Team Tesseract will be evaluated with other 12 teams that are competing in Innovation category. Their project Dispatch is a cloud…


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 Cloud Dev Camps 2015 in Lahore, Karachi & Islamabad

We at Microsoft Pakistan invite you to join us for the Cloud Dev Workshop 2015 in Lahore, Karachi & Islamabad. This unique format allows you to get yourself up to speed with the latest technology trends and deepen your knowledge in a special hands on Cloud Dev Camp. Cloud Dev Workshop This special Cloud Dev…


Microsoft Imagine Cup 2014 Pakistan National Finals Result

We saw some thrilling projects during national finals ranging from device centric solutions to cloud backed apps to games. After a tough competition between participants, following teams are declared winners in respective categories for Microsoft Imagine Cup 2014 National Finals, Innovation Team Name Project Name University 3D Printing with Kinect 3D Printing Kinect Ghulam Ishaq Khan…


Top 5 Reasons to Use Visual Studio Online

Brian Keller (Technical Evangelist, Microsoft) speaks about Top 5 reasons to host your next software development project on Visual Studio Online, 5- VS offers Source Control (Team Foundation or Git) on the Cloud to access anytime, anywhere 4- Collaboration among repository contributors made easier 3- Manage your project using backlog, track your work using task…


Getting started with Windows Azure - part 2

Welcome to the second blog post from the series that intends to provide you a step-by-step guide on how to connect with an SQL database hosted in Azure using Azure Cloud Service. In an earlier blog post we saw on how to create and manage our database. Now it is time to get hands on…