Microsoft Unveils Windows Azure Mobile Services

  Microsoft has announced Windows Azure Mobile Services, which enables developers to add a cloud back end to their Windows 8 applications. Support for Windows Phone and other mobile systems is on the way.   See HERE and HERE for more info   Terry Clancy

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Windows Phone Dev Center replaces App Hub

There is a new home for Windows Phone developers. Come take a look around!  The Windows Phone Dev Center replaces App Hub and has everything you need to build, publish, and manage your apps. New features—many resulting directly from developer feedback—are designed to save developers time and help you profit more from your apps. A…

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Final build of Visual Studio 2012 is now complete !

  The final build of Visual Studio 2012 is now complete! The engineering team is finished and is now preparing the build for our numerous distribution channels.   The official online launch event will be held September 12th.  For more information, please visit http://www.visualstudiolaunch.com/.   Click HERE for more info.   Terry Clancy

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Making $ on Windows 8: The First Mover Advantage

  The upcoming release of Windows 8 offers developers a huge opportunity.  How huge and what can you do about it ?    This blog by Chris Bowen sums it up well.   Terry Clancy

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Windows Server 2012 released to manufacturing!

  Yesterday Windows Server 2012 was released to manufacturing.  That means the final code is complete and we are delivering it to our hardware and software vendor partners this week.  We will also make the software available to our volume licensing customers in the next couple of weeks.   See here for more details  …

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Windows Store now open for paid apps

  Starting today, any qualifying business in a supported market can now submit a Metro style app for Windows 8! Companies qualify through account registration, which includes an account verification process. Just so you know, to upload apps to the Store, you’ll need an RTM build of Windows 8. On August 15, we’ll be making…

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Windows 8 RTMs

  Windows 8 has been released to manufacturing (RTM)! This means we’ve completed the product development and testing of the product and have started handing off the final code to our OEM partners. They can now begin preparing new Windows 8 PCs and devices they’ll introduce starting with General Availability.   For more info see…

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