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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Getting started with Windows Azure – part 3

In my last blog post on the series of getting started with Windows Azure as a Modern application developer, I’m going to walk you through to consume the Windows Azure Cloud Service (the steps to create this service can be found on following blog post) in Windows Phone and Windows Store. Windows Store Test Client Let us first…


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…


Dictionary 8 for Windows Phone & Windows Store

Dictionary 8 for Windows Store was developed by a bright student developer Zain ul-Abideen during Windows 8 Hackathon that was held back in November 2012. The app has more than 85,000 downloads at the time of this writing and the developer has recently launched a Windows Phone version of the same app. The app is a…


Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Tips, Tricks & Coding Best Practices

This morning one of our interns Namrah Khurram at Microsoft Innovation Center, Lahore who also happens to be former Microsoft Student Partner (MSP), delivered a presentation on Visual Studio 2012 Tips and Tricks alongside some useful Object Oriented programming best practices. Since I worked closely with her for the purpose of this presentation, I thought…


Identify Saved/Unsaved Lines of code in Visual Studio 2013

In Visual Studio 2013, there is a nice feature for saved/unsaved lines of code in your project. During your development phase, you can see which parts of your project have been edited. Green lines represents it’s already saved, yellow represents unsaved lines in your project.


Level 100 Content for Windows 8 App Development

Windows 8 Feature Set: Learn how to use the features for windows 8, the new User Interface for windows 8 Windows 8 Feature set:http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/features Know How? Learn how to use certain features for windows 8 and how you can get around with it Getting around windows 8:http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/tutorial Using Share, Search and settings Charm: Charms are…

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Join Microsoft Innovation Center – Lahore as Intern in Summer Internship Program

Microsoft Innovation Center – Lahore is about to start its 2nd batch of three months Internship Program. Where MIC Lahore will offer them trainings, mentorship and support needed to learn, develop and publish their apps on windows stores. MIC Lahore team will help them convert their ideas into reality. Attach the updated resume highlighting the development skills and brief…


Visual Studio Color Theme: Blue

Just in case you used to love Visual Studio’s old look and feel and miss that in Visual Studio 2012, Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 is what you need. This update adds a new color theme ‘Blue’ that refers to pretty much the look you once had in older versions of Visual Studio.   While…


What is Visual Studio’s 2012 Code Map All About?

What is Code Map? Back in Nov 2012, in Visual Studio 2012 Update 1 a new feature named Code Map was introduced in Ultimate edition. The feature allowed visualization of relationships in code. Here’s a short video that will help you understand the concept behind Code Map. Beginning Visual Studio 2012 Update 2, Microsoft has…