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….


Getting the maximum Performance out of your Game or App on Windows 8 and Windows Phone

Performance tools and resources to help you get the best customer experience. Unity Profiler for Windows Phone & Windows 8 Windows Store Apps: Profiler You can connect Unity3d profiler to running Windows Store Application. Perform the following steps: Build Windows Store App Visual Studio solution from Unity. After opening the solution, open Package.appxmanifest->Capabilities Enable Internet…


Getting access to Developer Logs on Windows Phone and Windows 8

This week I have been helping devs with a number of question about where are logs stored on the Windows Phone and Windows 8 Platforms Well here a nice summary of the location of logs   Logs (Windows Phone) Editor.log Located at %LOCALAPPDATA%\Unity\Editor\Editor.log UnityPlayer.log Located in App’s data folder Use Windows Phone power tools to…


Adding Ads to your games and apps a introduction from AdRotator

  One of the most common questions I get is.. what is the best way to monetise my app? Well as a quick indication the following Image is how I generally advise people how to approach monetisation on the Windows Phone and Windows 8 Platform As the image above clearly indicates, one of the best…


FREE Unity3d Plug-in for Windows 8 and Windows Phone

There are three great plugin and Unity3d Asset available today Prime 31 Windows 8 Check the release notes page for up to the minute information about each release. Microsoft Store Plugin The Microsoft Store Plugin lets you offer your app as a free trial and sell in app purchases. Get full access to the available…


Adding Try before you Buy to your Windows 8 Game or app

Windows 8 allows you to build trial functionality right into your existing app, using the LicenseInformation class. Using the methods in this class, you wrap key functionality of your app inside conditional statements. You can then decide to time-limit these features in the trial version, disable them totally, or even include advertising until the user…


Project Siena Beta 3 building an app without programming skills

Beta3 release of Project Siena. This new release makes it even easier for business experts, business analysts and other app imagineers to create powerful custom mobile apps that are connected to enterprise services, major SaaS, and popular web and social services. Siena Beta 3 The Beta3 release is a major addition to Project Siena’s empowerment…


YoYo GameMaker Studio Resources

  GameMaker Instructions or Manual (Hit F1 within Gamemaker OR ) GameMaker Forums GameMaker Wiki GameMaker Tutorials and Examples Forum GameMaker Windows 8 Specific Forum  (Native = Windows 8 Xaml) GameMaker Windows Phone Specific Forum GameMaker Windows 8 Template :


Windows Phone Key Resources

Here a set of quick links for some of the most common asked questions I get re Windows Phone Marketplace Registration Marketplace Pricing App policies Monetizing your games/apps Certification Requirements Age/Game Rating