3 Reasons To Use OneDrive

The OneDrive team announced exciting news regarding new online storage plans today!  Here is the quick details: OneDrive will come with 15 GB for free (up from 7 GB) All versions of Office 365 will come with 1 TB of OneDrive Storage We (OneDrive) are dropping storage prices by over 70%   This is a…


Every Developer Has a Story

Between April 16 and June 1, developers can enter by joining App Builder Rewards and completing the "Every Dev Has a Story" quest with 50-200 words about an application published in the Windows or Windows Phone Store, or an Azure application or developer story that includes: What did you build and why? What inspired your…


2013 Nov 6-7 Microsoft Summit Romania

I am speaking and networking with the attendees at the Microsoft Summit 2013 in Bucharest, Romania.  The two day conference begins on November 6th and takes place at the WIllbrook Platinum Business & Convention Center. I am excited to deliver a keynote session on “The New Era of Devices and Applications” on day one! I…


Bring Your Ideas to Life!

Do you have an idea so brilliant, it keeps you up at night? Developers & startups, BizSpark can help.  The Microsoft® BizSpark® program is free and helps your software development ideas come to life. You will have access to software development tools, be provided connections with key industry players, and gain marketing visibility. The program…


Windows Store Apps with HTML5–Refresh

A full day of content has now extended the very popular “HTML5 for Windows 8 courses” available at the Microsoft Virtual Academy.  This new course builds on everything you’ve already learned about developing apps in these HTML5 courses: Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 Jump Start and Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and…


2013 Oct 08 Azure Dev Camp

Leave with code running in the cloud. Join me for a free day of learning as Bret Stateham showcases the latest Windows Azure development tools and technologies. Hands-on labs will focus on: Windows Azure Websites and Virtual Machines Using ASP.NET & Microsoft SQL Server, and deploying Cloud Services in Windows Azure. Microsoft Office – 12th…


Gaming Engines for Windows 8

I am thrilled to announce the availability of a new course at the Microsoft Virtual Academy for on-demand viewing – Gaming Engines for Windows 8! This course takes you through every aspect of developing games for Windows 8, from audience definition through product monetization. Discover the gaming engines that’ll ease the process, such as Construct2…


Port Your App!

If you are an iOS or Android developer with an app in your respective market, why not expand your audience to consumers with devices running Windows 8?  To help with the process, Microsoft has provided a special learning track just for you!  Get tips for the following: Getting started with development for the Windows Store…



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2013 Jun 13 Windows 8 App Factor

The Windows 8 App Factor comes to Tempe, AZ on Thursday, June 13th, 2013. This event is a fun day of “training and auditions” where you will learn what you need to know to take your skills and ideas into a new economy. Form a team where you can use your skills and compete to…