Looking for the best application developers in SA

Microsoft South Africa is looking for the best application developers in SA. To find these unique and rock star programmers we are running a competition that will demonstrate your ability to create great applications across the Windows 8 and the Windows Phone platforms. So what do I have to do to enter? Quite simply write…


Announcing Imagine Cup SA 2013 Local Finals Round 1B

We are excited to announce teams that will be progressing to the next Round of the Imagine Cup SA 2013 Local Finals. . Microsoft continues to invest in the  Imagine Cup because we believe that it is more than just a competition, it is one of many ways that we are giving young entrepreneurs, innovators…


Move to Windows Phone 8 competition

Do you have a Windows 8 or a Windows Phone 7.5 Application in Store? If you do we are running a competition for those of you who port your applications to Windows Phone 8 and get it in store. For each application you port you get an entry into the competition and we will randomly…


The Most Addicting Sheep Game Wins the Windows Phone App Competition

“The Most Addicting Sheep Game” grabbed top honours in Microsoft’s Windows Phone Application Development competition in South Africa. Congratulations to developer J.G Southey who beat other really great Apps for the top spot such as News 24, Project Mosaic and TorchBear. Search for the game on Windows Phone Marketplace or check it out on the…

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DevIdols Finalists–Teched Africa 2011

Hi All The voting is done and here is the list of finalists for the DevIdols Entries, in no particular order: “What’s new in SQL “DENALI” for Developers” Code Generation Tools and Domain Driven Design Data Profiling and SQL Server 2008 offerings Distributing Enhanced Access 2007 Databases with Access Runtime and Access Developer Extensions Event…

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Win 2 Golden Circle Kings of Leon Tickets

Win 2 golden circle tickets to the Kings of Leon The Windows Phone and Nokia Developer team challenge you to become one of South Africa’s Rock Star developers Publish your apps to Marketplace by 24 October 2011 and stand a chance to WIN 2 GOLDEN CIRCLE TICKETS to the Nokia Kings of Leon concert at…

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The DevIdols Entries are In Vote Now!

  Hi All We had a great response from people who would like to present at DevIdols and here are the entries: Code Generation Tools and Domain Driven Design This presentation would cover the following: • Brief introduction of DDD concepts relevant to the design and motivation of the code generator. • Discussion on our…

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Windows Phone Smackdown Competition Finalists

  Hi All here are the Windows Phone 7 Smackdown Finalists: Wolfram 7: The Wolfram 7 Application is a rich front end for the Wolfram Alpha service. It allows you to execute queries and store favorites for future use. Twitter: #ilovewp7 vote: #Wolfram7 Brew Master: Ever want to brew your own beer, well here is…

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Competitions Competitions and more Competitions

Today we have launched a new competition: The Video Creation Competition. In order to win what you need to do is create a video which demonstrates Microsoft technologies or products. The video can be from 30 sec to 5 min in length, and you need to submit it online using an online video hosting site…

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