So what exactly is a Microsoft University Gaming Ambassador?

Fancy being a Microsoft University Gaming Ambassador? With the launch of Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, this academic year promises to be our biggest yet for the opportunity of building amazing games in a variety of technologies and frameworks including C++, DirectX, Unity, MonoGame, Marmalade, C#, Construct2, GameMaker and HTML5! Want to be part…

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Microsoft DreamSpark – One of Microsoft best kept secrets

Today’s leaders need new and professional sets of resources to make learning more motivating, relevant, and engaging—that’s why DreamSpark puts the latest tools and technologies into your classrooms and labs. We offer dreamspark so your students and faculty can start building apps that build their skills, without breaking your budget. With two subscription levels to…

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Creating an Xbox Live Indie Game account

In order to sign up to Xbox Live Indie Games portal you simply need to go to http://create.msdn.com However first you need to first create an Xbox Live account.  – If you previously had an App Hub Account, there is no path for you to register on Xbox Indie Games Portal for free as a…

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Imagine Cup TV

Every three weeks, Imagine Cup’s John Scott Tynes and Channel 9’s Golnaz Alibeigi share news, stats, and video from Imagine Cup. In our first two episodes we’ve covered Imagine Cup students at the Build Conference in Redmond; gone to Helsinki, Finland, for WOWZAPP 2012; attended the Tech Awards in Silicon Valley; and demonstrated why we…

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Introducing the Windows 8 app competition http://appgenerator.creativebloq.com/

Windows 8 has arrived, and if you develop apps, with the Windows Store opening its doors, you now have hundreds of millions of potential consumers at your fingertips. So it’s the perfect time to start developing for the Windows 8 platform – and Future Publishing has partnered with Microsoft to offer an added incentive: £40,000…

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The Windows Phone 2nd edition of the Design Challenge perfect challenge for design students

  The Windows Phone team is launching the 2nd edition of the Design Challenge in partnership with design magazine Core77, who just posted a teaser.   The Challenge opens officially on December 13, but you can now pre-register today at  https://aka.ms/appfuture. Design concepts are due on the 1st week of February 2013. Find out more…

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UK Employment and the benefits of Microsoft IT Academy

The Microsoft IT Academy (ITA) Program is a college and career ready education program available to all accredited academic institutions. The program is designed to provide students, educators and staff with the latest Microsoft technology skills necessary to acquire certification and be competitive and effective in today’s workplace. What is the Microsoft IT Academy Program?…

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Nokia Developers – Windows Phone Events 12 and 13th Dec 2012

    Lumia App Labs: Develop apps that work for both Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7 (Session 1) 12 December 8 a.m. London When building for the opportunity presented by the new Microsoft Windows Phone 8, be sure to target the Windows Phone installed base, too. This webinar will cover how to use…

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Windows Phone 7 developers – developers can very easily continue to deliver applications for both Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8

The Windows Phone 8 platform was designed to also run Windows Phone 7.x applications. With the new SDK, most developers can very easily continue to deliver applications for both Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8 by compiling to Windows Phone 7. However, in recent testing our team has discovered a few scenarios where existing…

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Windows Phone 8 Resources and Stats.

Following last month’s launch of the Windows Phone 8 developer platform, and on the heels of strong critical acclaim and consumer response. So if your currently learning or being taught Windows Phone development, we encourage you to start getting developing now for Windows Phone 8. We hope you’ve downloaded the new Windows Phone 8 SDK…

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