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    Windows Phone 8 and 7.x Design Guidelines

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    It was recently brought to my attention that knowing the design guidelines prior to building an application saves the developer a lot of time, since incorporating the design guidelines and certification requirements makes the application acceptance process...
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    Did you know that?

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    Did you know that 46 out of the top 50 Apps on both iOS and Android are now on the windows phone market place. You can check out this article for more information: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57542103-94/windows-phone-8-users-can-access-46-of-top...
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    Building Apps for Windows Phone 8

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    If you want to start building apps for windows phone 8, you can get the jump start here: http://bit.ly/X7Xx1Z . Also you can find my presentation uploaded on: http://sdrv.ms/VqdQZD
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    List of eligible countries on Windows Phone Dev Center

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    Find your country in the below list and check whether you can register a developer account in your country on the Windows Phone Dev center or not. Then, check the corresponding Payout; if it is set to Yes then your registered account support paid apps...
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    Meet Windows Azure #MSKenCamp presentation

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    Hello friends, you'll find my presentation "Meet Windows Azure" presented at the Microsoft Kenya Developer Camp on Skydrive below: https://skydrive.live.com/?cid=a41c4b916c22d07e&id=A41C4B916C22D07E!107#!/?cid=a41c4b916c22d07e&id=A41C4B916C22D07E...
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    Hosting an Express Node.js website on Azure

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    I'm writing this post from Kenya, where I'm presenting Windows Azure this week at the #MSKenCamp . Be sure to follow the hashtag and @AfricaApps for updates on our whereabouts. Introduction In this post, we are going to deploy an Express Node.js...
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    Windows 8 free design assets

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    Welcome to my second post, if you missed the first one you can find it here . I am writing this post from the windows surface RT , an amazing piece of hardware. Regarding the windows 8 designing, Microsoft is providing a portal with a lot of amazing...
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    Developing on Bing

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    We all know that the typical App today has a location component to it; if not, the need to grab data off the internet or simply a translation aspect seeking to reach out to the millions of diverse language speakers here in Africa. You made the right stop...
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    Services to help you ship quality software. On time, every time.

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    Today, software must meet your customers’ needs in an ever-changing landscape. New features must be released continuously, updates must be timely, and bug fixes cannot wait for version 2. That’s the reality in software development today, and...
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    Meet the Africa Apps team

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    We are a team of developer evangelists from Microsoft. We are committed and dedicated to help African developers realize their potential and provide the technical assistance needed to jumpstart and build the best apps, by Africans, for Africans and for...
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    Hello Azure!

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    Hello, my name is Ahmed Sabbour. I'm a technology geek, I love taking photos http://www.flickr.com/photos/sabbour and I love cooking http://pinterest.com/sabbour . I'm also working as a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft and I'll be your host for Windows...
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    My top 5 favorite reasons to start on Windows Azure for free

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    If now is the time for anything, it is the time of the cloud. If you've been wanting to try out cloud computing, why wait? Even if you haven't considered cloud computing as a platform for your business, let me take you through 5 reasons why it might...
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    Get Into Kinect

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    Ok So I am writing a Blog yet am not the biggest fan of blogging so I will try my best to make this as short as possible and straight to the Point. I am the technical evangelist for gaming and right now I am more focused on Kinect so for the upcoming...
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    Meet Windows Phone 8

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    Hello, my name is Dina Helmy. I'm passionate about technology, to the extend that sometimes I write geek poems http://dina-helmy.tumblr.com/private/9291471807/tumblr_lqduai5ORb1qmimcj , and learn German. I'm currently working as a Developer Evangelist...
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    3 Reasons to Switch

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    If you are thinking about switching to a different platform, now it is the right time to do it. Windows phone offers some really unique features that you can not find on any other phone. New UI and Live Tiles , that is updated dynamically. You can...
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    Welcome to Windows 8

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    Hello My Name is Shehab Fawzy , I am a gamer I play a lot of League of Legends and in my free time I’m a windows 8 developer evangelist :). I come from an ASP.net background (MVC & Forms). I also used to develop windows forms & WPF applications...
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    Welcome to the wonderful world of Application Lifecycle Management Using Visual Studio 2012

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    I am excited to announce that I recently joined Microsoft as a Developer Evangelist. In this new role I will be promoting the adoption of Microsoft Developer Platform and Tools, with a big emphasis on Application Lifecycle Management Tools. The large...
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    Watch Windows Phone sessions from MVA

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    You can now Watch Windows Phone sessions from Microsoft Virtual Academy here .
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    Teaching Kids in Africa using Kinect

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    Ok so now am sitting in the iHub_ as part of the Kenya camp that the evangelizing team is working on right now, So I was searching for a case study that would help the Africans to feel the Impact of kinect in education and how interactive and helpful...
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    Windows 8 #MSKenCamp presentation & demo

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    Hello all If you are interested in the materials covered in the MS Kenya camp, you can find the presentation in that link: windows 8 45 minutes introduction and the code of the demo attached.
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    It is time to shine with Microsoft Student Partners

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    Are you a student, passionate about technology, active member of the community, and like to help others? Now the Microsoft Student Partners program is coming to KENYA! The M icrosoft S tudent P artners (MSP) program gives you a great chance to represent...
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