Microsoft HockeyApp–Distribute Beta Versions of your iOS, Android and Windows apps

The world’s best developers develop the world’s best apps for iOS, Android, OS X, and Windows on HockeyApp. Distribute beta versions, collect live crash reports, get feedback from real users and analyze test coverage. Bring DevOps to your apps by integrating with your existing build and work item management. Key features of Microsoft HockeyApp Distribution…


So why do Linux and Mac Devs love Visual Studio Code

I just wanted to share some of my favourite feature of Visual Studio Code Any language, any OS Available on Mac OS X, Linux and Windows OS X, Linux, and Windows support Runs natively on the operating system of your choice Get up and running in minutes and be productive no matter what OS…


Support for video interstitials on Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 10

         Microsoft Universal Ad Client SDK for Windows 10 The Microsoft Universal Ad Client SDK is now available for Windows 10 devices. The ad SDK also supports Windows and Windows Phone 8.1 apps. The new ad SDK is built using native code and does not require .NET runtime, reducing the memory used and increasing performance….


ManifoldJS – Open Source framework that that can take a website and create an application for Windows, iOS, Android, Chrome, and Firefox

At \\Build 2015 Day 2 keynote John Shewchuk showed off ManifoldJS. What is ManifoldJS ManifoldJS uses the W3C Manifest for Web Apps to create the apps for a number of platforms. ManifoldJS Supports the delivery of native apps for iOS, Android, Windows 8.1, Chrome, FireFox OS, and now Windows 10. ManifoldJS runs as a command…


Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 Release Candidate Now Available and Visual Studio Code for Mac, Windows and Linux

  Download for Free Today The Release Candidate (RC) for Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 is now available for you to download for free and is offered in all of the core Visual Studio languages. You can explore what’s new in this release by checking out our release notes or by watching short feature videos found…


Cocos2d-x $25,000 Game Development Contest

Cocos2d-x is a open source, cross platform set of game development tools used by developers. This week Microsoft Open Technologies group announced the option to use JavaScript to develop Windows Universal Apps using Coco2d-x. This will allow developer to us a combination of JavaScript and C++ and Cocos2d-x for Windows and Windows Phone games. Cocos2d-x…


New Announcement with Microsoft Visual Studio 2015

  Visual Studio 2015 Enterprise with MSDN  Microsoft is bringing Visual Studio Premium and Visual Studio Ultimate together into a single product called Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN. see So what are the new features/Versions? Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN This is aimed at teams delivering high-scale applications and services, VS 2015 Enterprise includes…


Using great Windows 8 and Windows Phone Unity3d Open Source plugin for Notifications and Facebook Authentication

  The issue is that they are building a F2P Windows Store app in Unity3d is the requirement of plugin support. For F2P games to be successful the ability of using Toast notifications and authentication is key factor of success and should be considered a core feature requirement! Without the ability to authenticate users or…


Windows & Windows Phone Challenge

Windows & Windows Phone Challenge Active Dates (GMT): Wed, 27 Nov 2013 00:01 – Wed, 30 Apr 2014 23:59 Who Can Compete? Students 16 and older worldwide What’s the Team Size? Up to 4 competitors What’s the Deadline? April 30th What Can You Win? $5000 and a trip to Seattle for first place Online or…