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…


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,…


PYF 14 Windows Store 8.1 Hackathon Participation Posters

Microsoft Innovation Center, Lahore in collaboration with DPE organized a Windows Store hackathon in Punjab Youth Festival. We witnessed a large participation from across the country which is summed up in this graphic.  Click on the infographic to load high resolution image (1.45 MB)     Click on the graphic to load high resolution image (1.3…


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…


To develop apps for Microsoft – PYF 2014 Windows 8.1 Hackathon you need following tools

To develop application for Windows 8.1, you need following tools, Windows 8.1 (90 Day trial) https://aka.ms/H80hid Visual Studio 2013 https://aka.ms/Jw4lrf Windows Azure SDK 2.2 https://aka.ms/Ku3tjo Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools https://aka.ms/Ox4b1l For further details or to get tools personally you can visit Microsoft Innovation Center – Lahore at Office # 501, ASTP Lahore.


Featured App of the Day: Prayer Reminder for Windows Store

The app we are featuring today was developed by Sameer Ahmed Khan during Windows 8 global hackathon held in November, 2012. The app is available in 37 languages, in an offline mode offers Prayer Times of all 7551 cities of the world and has more than 44,000 downloads till date. The app has smooth transitions…