Porting an OpenGL ES2 app to Windows 8 Store App

  (Screenshot of 3D anatomy taken from Heart Decide Windows 8.1 Store app) This technical blog post assumes the reader is familiar with creating an OpenGL ES2 app on any platform, and the fundamentals of Windows 8/8.1 Store Apps.  Context – There are various techniques/ways to deliver great 2D/3D experiences, and DirectX is the preferred…

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3D-based Health and Fitness Apps for Windows 8.1

We are excited to share that 3D4Medical has done it again by releasing two more impressive 3D-based apps on the Windows 8.1 store.  Their first app was “Essential Anatomy 3”, but they also published two new apps; “iMuscle 2” and “iMuscle Home”.  iMuscle 2 and iMuscle Home apps can help keep us in-shape all year…

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The Microsoft Digital Enterprise Hack presented by 1776 and Booz Allen

More and more enterprises are relying heavily on digital tools and apps for collaboration and engagement with their mobile workforce. But there are still lots of shortfalls such as reliability, security, and accessibility. To tackle these limitations, Booz Allen and 1776 are hosting the Microsoft Digital Enterprise Hack, the first installment of the 1776 +…

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Learning Windows Azure through Hands On Labs Online (HOLO)

Sign up for our Hands-on Lab Online (HOLO) event today. 1. Hands-on Lab Online: Introduction to Cloud Services October 30, 2012, 9 am Pacific Time https://aka.ms/WAHOLO121030 2. Hands-on Lab Online: Introduction to Windows Azure SQL Database October 31, 2012, 9 am Pacific Time https://aka.ms/WAHOLO121031   What is a HOLO event? It’s an online event where…

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Hands On Labs Online HOLO for Windows 8 and Windows Azure Developers

MSDN Virtual Labs enable you to quickly evaluate and test Microsoft’s newest products and technologies through a series of guided, hands-on labs that you can complete in 90 minutes or less. There is no complex setup or installation required, and you can use MSDN Virtual Labs online immediately, free. Check here for system requirements.  …

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Microsoft's DevRadio Developer Show on Channel 9

Microsoft’s DevRadio is for developers created by developers. Community leaders, industry leaders, Microsoft insiders. We bring you the latest in software development news. Download our latest development tools at: Windows 8, Free Windows Azure Platform Trial, and Visual Studio Express 2012.    

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Creating iPhone iPad Apps Using Windows Azure Mobile Services

iOS developers can now use Windows Azure Mobile Services, e. g. Windows Azure SQL database, in their iPhone and iPad apps. Better yet, you can create an iOS app using the wizard available at Windows Azure management portal simply by downloading the code, compiling it in Xcode, and running it. See the step by step…

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Creating Windows 8 Applications using Windows Azure Mobile Services

In this video Scott Guthrie shows how using Windows Azure Mobile Services one can add a cloud backend to a Windows 8 application in a few minutes.   You can create Windows 8 apps using Windows Azure Mobile Services with the following development tools and services. 1. Windows 8 and Visual Studio 2012 – Download…

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REMINDER - Microsoft Public Sector Live - Win 8 @ Night - Chevy Chase, MD - May 3 2012 - Register today!!

Microsoft Public Sector Live – Win8 At Night Event, Chevy Chase, MD – May 3 2012 The broad reach of Windows, best-in-class developer tools, a reimagined user experience, support for new chipsets, and a built-in Store with industry-leading business terms make Windows 8 the largest developer opportunity, ever! Join us for a free, 2-hour evening event…

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Visual Studio 11 Webcast series–Register today!!

Prepare for the next generation of development! Whether you are a developer, a database administrator, or a technical architect – we have a Visual Studio 11 webcast for you! Each webcast is an hour in length, and there is no charge. You’ll need to register for each webcast individually so simply click on the link…

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