Microsoft Web Platform Day 21st Jan 2016 Microsoft Campus Reading

A full day dedicated to web development on the Microsoft platform. We will look at the very latest in ASP.NET 5, Edge, JavaScript, Angular, Visual Studio and Azure. We will equip you with new capabilities to build better, faster, slicker websites using modern web development techniques and tools. The day will consist of several demo-rich…


Windows now offers Developer lifetime developer accounts and benefits

New Dev Center Lifetime Registration And Benefits Program Starting today, Windows Dev Center requires only a one-time registration payment, which grants developers the ability to submit apps to both Windows and Windows Phone stores, with no annual renewal fee. Existing registered developers will no longer have to pay Dev Center renewal fees to maintain their…

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//Build Conference San Francisco 26th June 2013

This week at San Francisco’s Moscone Center we will host developers and press from around the world for three days of immersive content, hackathons and demos during our annual Build Developer Conference. It all begins at 9:00 am PDT on June 26th. Microsoft’s senior executives and top technical leaders will tell the Microsoft Platform Story…


Advertising is a key monetization option for app developers

This week we launched a new format designed to create interactive and panoramic adverts within applications the following verge article is nice summary. As part of the opportunity of developing advertising as a monetization option I wanted to share some guidance on including advertising in general. 1.  Download and read the Ads 101. 2. Designing…


//Build/2013 Conference See what’s next • Learn from our engineers • Network with your peers

The right content for your role There are hundreds of thousands of topics in the Dev Center, http://dev.windows.com and http://dev.windowsphone.com. We know in any organisation discoverability and sharing of content is critical to success. So why not get to grips with this detail in person at Microsoft //Build/2013. Last month Steve Guggenheimer announced //Build/ 2013,…


New look for Windows Developer Center and Design.windows.com

  So What is NEW at Design.windows.com?   A new UX Checkilist Checklist is a welcome addition to design.windows.com. It can empower designers when self-evaluating their app so they can better understand what is required and prioritize when they make need to make tough choices. Guidance links are available for each checklist item. How does this…


Where can I get some tips and guidance design resources?

I wanted to put this quick blog together to answer the most common questions I get from students/developers wishing to build apps.  1. How can I get a Store Account for Windows? All Students get FREE Windows 8 Store accounts via DreamSpark follow this presentation on the steps to how to validate your FREE Windows…


Student to Start-up Building Beautiful Apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone

Location of event: Kingston University Penrhyn Road John Galsworthy Building Penrhyn Road Kingston upon Thames Surrey KT1 2EE Date  Friday 17th May – Saturday 18th 4.30 pm With Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Store’s you have a choice of control schemes, a variety of devices tablets, notebooks, all in ones to a stunning array…


Help uncover the next great app by voting in the Windows Phone Next App Star contest.

Windows Phone Next App Star is a 21-day tournament style challenge between March 19th and April 8th Windows Phone Next App Star is a contest designed to get developers more visibility with more customers by allowing them to compete for the chance to have their app featured in a Windows Phone prime-time TV ad in…


Microsoft want to show you how Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 are the perfect platform for you to build your next app!

Through this one day event we will have keynote speakers from Microsoft and Nokia. Hear first-hand from developers who have built apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. Thursday, 18 April 2013 from 08:30 to 17:00 (BST) Portsmouth, United Kingdom There is a chance to build your own app during our Hackathon where you…

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