Azure Cloud Gaming Conference 19th Jan London 2015 FREE Register Now

Join us for a full day conference on the Cloud There’s a new trend in gaming called cloud gaming. What’s cloud gaming all about? Think of the cloud. Now, thing of gaming. During the day we will discuss the true opportunity of Cloud Gaming : Simplicity for the world of multi-platform, multi-game, multi-player, multi-device development….


Get $300 of Azure for 3 Months for FREE to build your cloud backend

The UK is a hotbed for great games innovation, and Microsoft is committed to helping start-ups and independent games developers accelerate their route to market.  By offering free cloud services, developer tools, and support from our team, we are making it easier than ever for game developers to quickly grow their businesses.  Building games with…


Take the Cloud Hero Challenge & win a Surface pro 3

Take the Cloud Hero Challenge today! Want to save time and money by offloading developer and IT administration tasks to the cloud? Take part in the Cloud Hero Challenge, submit your entry by Friday 19 December 2014 and win an exclusive t-shirt. Just complete ONE of the challenges listed below and submit your Azure Subscription…


Cross Promotion of your own content from within embedded Ads

Today Microsoft Advertising released ‘house ads,’  Well what are house ads? Basically House ads are a new capability that enables developers that have two or more Windows or Windows Phone apps in the Store, to promote one of the apps in the other apps, using the Microsoft Ad SDK. So simply put its an awesome…


Xbox Controller support to a Windows 8 HTML5/JS Game & a HTML5/JS Web Browser game

This game has been built using the Microsoft Platform Starter Kit Game  RubbaRabbit platformer  We are actually going to consider two variants: A game for Windows 8. x and Web Browser game. GamePad support in Windows 8 using HTML and JavaScript To enable gamepad support to the game which has been developed in HTML5/JavaScript on…


Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition Azure Virtual Machines

  We recently announced a new version of Visual Studio.What was interesting in the announcement of Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition which would replace the existing Visual Studio Express and Professional and that it would be a free development tool. Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition simply has all the feature which the Visual Studio Professional…


Azure RemoteApp – stay productive anywhere, and on a variety of devices – Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, or Android

Azure RemoteApp  allows you to stay productive anywhere, and on a variety of devices – Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, or Android. RemoteApp simply lets you run the Windows applications you want or need on a Windows Server in Azure, where they’re easier to scale and update. Users can access their applications remotely from their…


Developer Unlock your Windows Phone 7 devices before 1st Jan 2015

This is a reminder that effective January 1, 2015, it will no longer be possible to unlock Windows Phone 7.x devices for app testing. So if you have a Windows Phone 7 device, we recommend that you developer unlock your Windows Phone 7.x devices prior to January 1, 2015 in order to continue testing your…


Marmalade Windows Developer Offer

Just Apply, Port & Publish! Spreading your game to the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store is super-easy with Marmalade and you could bag up to $1000 of incentives. To qualify, your game will need to: Have received a 3 star rating or above and/ or your game has at least 5,000 installs (if premium/paid)…


Getting started with code? learn to code with Microsoft Virtual Academy

So you want to learn to code? Whether you’re just about to start exploring the world of coding, want to create the next hit game, or build an app that can change the world, you’ve come to the right starting place! Microsoft Virtual Academy Getting Started with Programming Courses Hour of Code™ with TouchDevelop Oh…