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…


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…


Getting started with Hub control in Windows Store Applications

Let’s talk about the very basics of Hub control for Windows Store applications. We’ll step by step build a simple app design using Hub control (the source code is attached). Start with a new Blank Application (I’m going to use XAML & C# for the purpose of this post). A hub control helps you crate…


MVA brings MSCD 3-for-1

Microsoft Virtual Academy’s Special Offer brings you voucher to pay for first exam of globally recognized MCSD (Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer) certification yourself and you’ll get the next 2 exams for free. The offer is valid on exams for any of the following certifications: – MCSD Windows Store Apps-HTML5 – MCSD Web Applications – MCSD SharePoint…


Windows 8 store hits 100,000 apps in just over eight months

On July 2nd, 2013 a tweet from @windevs confirmed that Windows 8 store has hit 100,000 apps. If we look back it yields that it roughly took 8 months since Windows 8 launch on 26th October, 2012.   Thanks for a great \\build! Just passed 100k apps in the Windows Store. — Windows App Builders (@windevs)…


Windows 8 on Channel 9

Have you built your app yet? To help you get started we’ve just opened the Windows 8 Area on Channel 9. Right now we have over 85 videos and 17 hours of free developer content live. You’ll learn how to build beautiful apps and sell them in the Windows Store. Over the last few months…