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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EVERY MONTH JAN THRU JUNE 2013 YOU CAN WIN CASH!!!! LEARN ALL ABOUT IT AT HTTP://AKA.MS/ULTIMAX RE-IMAGINE EVERYTHING! Free Trial Azure Download Visual Studio Express 2012 Download Developer Center VS 2012/Win8 Signup 30-To-Launch Win8 Download Windows Phone SDK Signup 30-To-Launch Phone


Windows 8 Office Hours–Charlotte, NC

We have set up Windows 8 Office Hours around the country. For developers in the Charlotte Metro Area we will host Office Hours every Thursday from 3am to 5pm. in the Microsoft Office. Here is all the detail: WHY: To reach out to the local development community that is either considering or currently building (and…


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.  …


Apptivate.ms International App Dev Competition

Apptivate.ms is an international app building competition where developers can submit their app and get feedback from other developers. They can also review other apps and ask & answer questions on Stack Overflow. Participants have a chance to win $15,000 in Windows 8 prizes (including $5,000 for the best app).  Developers must submit their apps…


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.    


National Zoo App for Windows 8

The National Zoo app for Windows 8 is now available in the Store. This free app lets you experience the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, DC from anywhere in the world: watch live video feeds from the Zoo’s webcams browse the National Zoo’s Flickr feed read the Zoo’s Tweets view upcoming special events.


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…


Free Developer Tools: Choose the Right Visual Studio 2012 Express Edition

Microsoft has released several editions of Visual Studio 2012 Express. Depending on your needs, you can install and use anyone of them side by side. Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 is your tool to build apps for the Windows Store. It includes the Windows 8…


MoDev Tablet 2012 in DC Sept 13-15, 2012

The 3-day event consists of workshops on Thursday 9/13, MoDev Tablet conference on Friday 9/14 and Hackathon on Saturday 9/15. Come see the latest Tablet devices in action, learn the best methods for developing and marketing native, web and hybrid apps, and meet great people in the process. Oh, and we’ll be giving away over…