Win an Xbox360 with Kinect by Entering the Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket Contest

Would you like to win an Xbox360 with Kinect or an Intel i7 laptop? Enter by creating an innovative cloud app. on the Windows Azure Platform using datasets from the Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket and submit the URL to contest@codeproject.com no later than March 31, 2011. To get more details about the contest please visit…

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Roadmap for Windows Phone Includes Copy, Paste, App Switching Improvements, Sprint, Verizon Networks

Windows Phone 7 will be updated over the next few months. They will include the addition of copy and paste capabilities and significant improvement in performance when loading or switching between applications. Updates will be released automatically and will include a few changes. We also will release a version of the software which will allow…

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No Cameras in Next Generation Surface

The next generation Microsoft Surface experience features PixelSense technology, which gives LCD panels the power to see without the use of cameras. People can share, collaborate, and explore together using a large, thin display that recognizes fingers, hands and other objects placed on the screen. The announcement was made jointly at the 2011 International CES…

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Next Version of Windows to Support ‘System on a Chip’ Architecture

Microsoft announced that the next version of Windows will support System on a Chip (SoC) architectures including ARM-based systems from partners NVIDIA, Qualcomm and Texas Instruments. Intel and AMD continue their work on low-power SoC designs on the x86 architecture that fully support Windows, including support for millions of x86 applications worldwide. SoC architectures will…

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Ballmer Delivers Keynote to CES Tonight

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, will deliver our annual opening keynote at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas tonight at 6:30 PM Pacific Time. We invite you to watch the keynote via our webcast on the Microsoft News Center or on the Microsoft Facebook page. 2010 was a very exciting year for Microsoft as we…

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Register to Attend Web Camps in Silicon Valley or Redmond

If you are a US developer based in either the SF Bay Area/Silicon Valley or Seattle/Redmond don’t miss the opportunity to attend Web Camp! The agenda at Web Camp will cover the following technologies: ASP.NET MVC, jQuery, OData, Visual Studio 2010 and more. If you are unfamiliar with Web Camps, these events are a great…

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Game Building Tutorial for Windows Phone 7 – Part 5

If you have been working through the tutorial that my team mate Kenny Spade created. Kenny has just posted part 5, Breaking the Player and Enemy out into Classes (Triangle Shooter).  If you’re new to this series please visit his blog and grab the project files here. If you missed the previous four tutorials –…

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Attend a Windows Development Boot Camp near you

For registration check here – http://www.windowsdevbootcamp.com/ What is a Windows Development Boot Camp? For the WIN: Windows Development Boot Camp is a one-day deep dive class on client development. The event covers developing for Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9, and Silverlight 4 out of browser. The class includes a trainer with deep real world experience…

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Free Online Event on 1/12/2011–Windows Azure and Cloud for Social Game Developers

Register and learn more about how you can leverage the Windows Azure platform for social gaming. Learn more about building social, stable, and scalable games from Sneaky Games, one of the first game developers to deploy a massive web based game on the Windows Azure Platform.  Sneaky Games CEO David Godwin and Lead Server Engineer…

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