Building a HTML5/JS Game & hosting it on your DreamSpark Cloud Subscription

Fancy learning the basics and getting your first game up and running on your Azure Web Services, well this guide will show you have to build a game with Web technologies. The following blog will take you through a step by step guide of building a game from scratch using Web technologies and just two…

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Try out some of our quick start labs to get building for Windows 8 and Windows Phone on a variety of Open Source and Middleware technologies

  Universal App Universal Apps are the new way to develop Windows Store apps. With a universal project developers are able to share code across Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone solutions. In this challenge you will learn how to create your a XAML/C# Universal app.C# is one of the most popular languages in the industry…

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Cross Platform Mobile Development with Visual Studio

One of the key goals for today’s developers is how to build an app or game and get it on as many platforms in the short most cost effective way. However building rich applications targeting multiple mobile platforms and a variety of devices up to now hasn’t been an easy task but with In case…

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Using Windows 8 to build Windows 8 apps

Microsoft Project Siena is a Windows 8 app which allows you to develop more Windows 8 apps, no programming skills required. The process starts by placing, moving and resizing assorted objects on your page: images, videos, buttons, lists, checkboxes, whatever they might be. You can link your visuals to data sources: RSS feeds, an Excel…

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Learn how to write a 3D Software Engine from scratch in C#/WinRT & in HTML5 using TypeScript or JavaScript.

With the announcement and availability of Windows 8.1 its now the perfect opportunity for game developers to build games in HTML5 WebGL for IE11.  HTML5 and JavaScript are excellent starting point for Windows App developers, simply because if your game works in IE 11 then the Windows Store app version will be simply a copy/paste…

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Windows Phone Games with Construct 2

Guest post by Henry Hoffman from Mudvark. Who are Mudvark Mudvark are an independent games studio based in Central London. Specialising in crafting award-winning games for a variety of platforms, they have self-published titles which include Mortar Mellon for Windows8 and Windows Phone 8. Windows Phone can be a great platform to release your Construct…

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TouchDevelop.com Create Apps and Games Anywhere on all devices

Do you remember this? Well now you can do much more… on any device which supports Html5  So what is Touchdevelop.com •Create apps on mobile devices for mobile devices •Create and run apps instantly on any HTML5 enabled device (PC, Laptop, Phone, Tablet) •Requires HTML5 Web browsers (IE10, Chrome, Safari on iOS) •Windows Phone =…

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Get in the Game… Create some Games over summer with Construct2 HTML5/JS

Scirra have teamed up with Microsoft to launch a new Windows 8-based competition with some fantastic prizes! Create a new game with Construct 2, or port an existing one, and successfully publish it to the Windows 8 Store by June 21st to be entered in to the competition. Allow a week for the store submission…

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Build your next great Windows 8 Game using these FREE Resources

Simply visit http://wootstudio.ca/win8platstarter  1. Download your free Visual Studio for Windows 8 for all the tools you will need.         2. Download the Platformer Game Starter Kit. 3. Mix it up and build your own epic game using FREE Art work 4. Open a Windows Store Developer Account. 5. Let us know about it and we…

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