Fancy creating your own apps for Windows 10 but have no experience?

Well, if you’re willing to put in some work, Microsoft has debuted a new video series on its Channel 9 platform for absolute beginners to learn how to code for Windows 10. Your guide through the series, Bob Tabor from http://www.learnvisualstudio.net/, walks you through how to create Windows 10 apps on the Universal Windows Platform…


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….


Objective C For Windows & Update on Windows Bridges Project

Welcome to the Windows Bridge for iOS project preview Last week, Microsoft released Windows 10 as a free upgrade in over 190 markets, within 24 hours over 14 million installations of Windows 10 had been completed. Along side the release the Windows team introduced a series of “bridging” technologies to enable developers to bring their…


Public release of Windows 10 IoT Core

Welcome to the  public release of Windows 10 IoT Core for the Raspberry Pi 2 and the MinnowBoard Max. Where do I get the Public Release Visit the Windows IoT Dev Center to choose your target board, then walk through the steps to provision your board, acquire the tools, and get started Making. Introduction to…

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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…


Windows 10 Student Game Jam

To bring the best of Build to more developers around the world including a Windows \\Build Tour kicking off May and running until June We will also be hosting Microsoft Imagine Windows 10 Game Jam For more details see http://blogs.microsoft.com/firehose/2015/04/07/bringing-build-2015-to-you/ BUILD CONFERENCE (April 29 – May 1) #build2015 Give the conference sold out so quickly,…

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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 http://blogs.msdn.com/b/visualstudio/archive/2015/03/31/announcing-the-visual-studio-2015-product-line.aspx 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…


Adding a Try to Buy feature increases your chance of sale by 82%

In recent post I talked about the benefit of adding Try to Buy  With the Windows store we have found over 82% of apps which are offered as a trial convert to a purchase. The try/buy option is a great USP for  Windows and Windows Phone stores each make it very simple to implement such…

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