Dare to be Digital Winners announced

The next generation of computer games stars was unveiled in Dundee last night Sunday 14 August as the three winning teams from Dare to be Digital were announced. Applications from over 70 universities worldwide were whittled down to just 15 teams to compete in Dare to be Digital 2011. Hosted and run by the University…


Building Applications for Windows Phone Mango Jump Start Online Training Course 23 – 24th August 2011

That’s right, Microsoft MVPs Rob Miles from the University of Hull and Andy Wigley are back! Microsoft Learning hosted a Windows Phone 7 Jump Start (plus an update course) last year and it was a huge success. What’s a “Jump Start” Course? Training specifically designed for experienced developers and technologists whose jobs demand they know…

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Developers get ready for Mango!

Windows Phone Developers Test your Apps Now on Mango In Windows Phone Mango, Microsoft has made a lot of changes, all based on our prime directive of delivering outstanding end users experiences, and making it easier for  you to deliver outstanding end user experiences. Change comes at a cost. As documented on the Windows Phone…


Update on Dare to be Digital Windows Phone teams

Dare to be Digital is a video games development competition for extremely talented students at Universities and Colleges of Art. Teams of 5 students assemble at Abertay University for 9 weeks during June to August to develop a prototype video game. Not only do the winners receive funding for the game, they also get to…


Your chance to win a Windows Phone

Windows Phone Mango Completion There are 30 more Mango developer phones up for grabs for great student prototypes. Here’s what to do if you want one (and be honest, you want one): 1. Make sure you’re registered for DreamSpark 2. Download and install Expression Studio Ultimate and the new Mango Windows Phone Developer Tools (available…

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Cloud Services SDK for Windows Phone 7 Beta

Project Hawaii Releases Cloud Services SDK for Windows Phone 7 Beta The MRC Engineering team, in collaboration with the newly formed Microsoft Mobile Computing Research Center (MCRC), has released the fourth and final cloud service for Windows Phone 7 development: Optical Character Recognition (OCR). This OCR service is the next step in the evolution of…

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