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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Custom Converter for Windows Store & Windows Phone 8

Could you please tell us a bit about yourself and your background? My name is Asma Khalid I hold master’s degree in computer science from LUMS, batch 2011- 2013. I have completed my bachelor’s degree in computer sciences from FAST-NU Lahore campus, batch 2005-2009 with Deans List Honor Certificate in Fall 2005 and Spring 2006….


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…


Launchers for Windows Phone

As Windows Phone is gaining momentum, more and more startups and students are developing apps. However it is often the case that newbies don’t make use of some very useful classes natively present in Windows Phone namely Launchers & Choosers. While an app would still be complete, Launchers make it really simpler to allow app…


Featured App of the Day: Mr. Foo Foo Jetpack Spiral

One important aspect about Pakistan’s IT echo system is that it spans across the country and is not limited to a single city. We have strong and established IT hubs of Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad and in recent years we’ve seen tremendous growth in IT sector in cities surrounding these hubs. One notable example include…


Featured App of the Day: Ramadan Duas for Windows Phone

Today we’ve a special app to be featured in reference to Muslim’s holy month of Ramadan which is about to end. The app Ramadan Duas is available for both Windows Phone 7.5 and 8 and has shown good downloads in past one month since its launch and thus made its way to our featured apps….


Inspect Visual Tree Hierarchy with XAML Spy

In this blog post I’m going to discuss a third party tool named XAML Spy and explain how it can make your life easier by allowing live debugging/inspection of your application’s XAML during execution, tweak settings and see the impact right away; a capability not natively offered by Visual Studio. I’m going to speak relative to…


Featured App of the Day: Urgent for Windows Phone

We are back with app of the day; Urgent built by Saad Mehmood. Urgent is a utility built for task, reminder and alarms management and supports features like NFC sharing, set as lock screen, voice commands and more. 1. Could you please tell us a bit about yourself and your background? I am Saad Mahmood a Windows…


Featured App of the Day: Call of Gravity for Windows Phone

 Team Trident’s game Call of Gravity won Nokia Midnight Developer Competition in Game Category contesting amongst 66 countries a month back. Team Trident won an all-inclusive Trip to Dubai, $10,000, a Nokia Lumia 920 and an Xbox for each team member. Their app is the first in our new series “Featured Hero/App of the Day”…


Are you any good at Windows Phone Development? Win love and recognition! Become a TechNet Guru for July 2013

 I just came across this one while surfing MSDN tonight and it looks super cool to me. Some of us (though I’ve always cherished that more of us) developers love to spread knowledge by either blogging, running user groups or participating into forums where Forums are just my favorite. So if YOU are good in…