Western US Dev Camps Showcase Cloud, HTML5, Phone, Students

Mostly hosted on University campuses across the West Region, these DevCamps provide both student and professional developers the opportunity to choose a technology and start learning and building applications for it. Camps covering the web, phone, and cloud platforms will be presented simultaneously. Developer Camps (DevCamps for short) are free, fun, no-fluff events for developers,…


Fourth Preview for IE10 Delivers Faster Rendering

An updated platform preview of IE10 for the Windows Developer Preview is now available for download. This IE10 preview adds even more support for HTML5 technologies, enabling richer Web applications with significantly improved performance. IE10’s hardware acceleration of technologies like SVG, CSS3 transforms and animations delivers faster rendering than other browsers. With this fourth Platform…


Web Camp Training for HTML5 Now on Video

HTML5 Web Camp Videos now available. HTML5 is the arguably the hottest topic in web development communities around the world.  Over the course of one year, it has evolved from a “novelty” discussion to a serious development platform.  And the impact of HTML5 is manifesting itself across all programming frameworks. There is no doubt that…


Code Walkthroughs Show How to Write Interactive Graphics in HTML5, SVG, JavaScript

If you are interested in seeing how gaming applications are written in HTML5 and JavaScript, take a look at these two posts. Each post includes an overview and code walkthrough. Dan Catuhe has written a couple posts that shows how you can use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to build graphically interactive applications. Game App Using…


Sign up Today to Learn Web Development, HTML5 at Microsoft Web Camps Worldwide

Microsoft’s one-day Web Camps are a smaller version where you can learn and build websites using the Web and HTML5 and more. These events will cover 1 of the 3 topics and will include presentations& hands on development. WebCamps events are Free! City Country Date Technology Registration Link Delhi India 23-Sep-2011 Web Register Here Phoenix,…


How to Build HTML5, JavaScript, CSS for Multiple Browsers

An article in the September issue of MSDN magazine tells how you can take advantage of the features offered by modern browsers. Brandon Satrom’s article, No Browser Left Behind: An HTML5 Adoption Strategy, gives you practical strategies for how you can adopt HTML5 technologies today without ending up with the kind of graceless degradation. In…


JavaScript MultiThreading with HTML5 Web Workers

David Rousset describes how you can write JavaScript to take advantage of the new dual- or quad-core processors in your HTML5 applications. You’ll be interested in this for several kinds of scenarios, such as: image processing big amount of data  background text analysis concurrent requests against a local database and more. His article, Introduction to…


Sync Framework Toolkit Connects Phones, Desktops, HTML5 to SQL Server, SQL Azure

A new version of Sync Framework Toolkit lets you synchronize data between your Silverlight apps, Windows Phone 7, Windows Mobile, Windows Embedded Handheld, Windows computers, iPhones, iPads, Android phones and tablets, Blackberries, and browsers supporting HTML5. The secret is that Sync Framework no longer requires a runtime on client devices. When coupled with use of…