Browse by Tags

Tagged Content List
  • Blog Post: Building a mobile app? Need to know who logged in? Check out User Authentication in Azure Mobile Services

    Whether it’s Android, iOS, or Windows Phone, many apps need users to log in. Azure Mobile Services simplifies setting up user authentication in your app.   Azure mobile services has a number of features to make it easier to build really powerful mobile apps. One of those features is user authentication...
  • Blog Post: Free Azure for your courses! No credit cards required!

    Windows Azure education grants allow you to use Windows Azure in your courses and the students do not need to enter any credit card information. Microsoft provides grants for educators who want to use Windows Azure in their courses. When you receive a grant you receive Academic passes for you and your...
  • Blog Post: Join the Developer Movement Twitter Grand Finale Party #DevMov

    Join us for the #DevMov Twitter party – an hour of tweeting, Q&A, prize giveaways, and more. Lots of students have already received rewards for their apps from Developer Movement . The Developer Movement program winds down at the end of June, but it’s not over yet! To celebrate the Grand Finale and...
  • Blog Post: Game developers unite in Edmonton, Ottawa, and Vancouver (or just online!)

    Games are some of the most popular downloaded apps on mobile platforms and they are just plain fun to build! Get a jump start on building a cool game in person, or with some great online resources. Finally, we can get serious about games! Join us at the Windows 8 Gaming Development Clinics, we’re visiting...
  • Blog Post: Two more months to get great rewards for your apps!

    Canada’s Developer Movement promotion that allows you to earn rewards for your apps has been extended to June 15, 2013. So you started an app and haven’t had time to finish it. Right now you are in the middle of exams, so I know you are swamped . Great news! Canada’s Developer Movement campaign has been...
  • Blog Post: SXSW 2013 names ChronoZoom top educational resource

    ChronoZoom is a digital tool built with HTML5 and Azure for exploring the history of everything and it was just named Top Educational Resource at 2013 South By Southwest Interactive. Microsoft Research teamed up with the University of California Berkeley to create a digital tool for exploring the history...
  • Blog Post: Who ya gonna call?

    You now have two great places to call when you need help with an app: a developer mentor or an expert at the app labs in Toronto, Montreal, or Vancouver. So, who ya gonna call? I’ll give you a hint, it’s not these guys . Well maybe Dr. Venkman would know how to build an app. But I have a couple of other...
  • Blog Post: Come hack with us at Confoo in Montreal

    Make Web Not War is having a hackathon at Confoo February 25, 26th in Montreal. You do not need to attend the conference to be part of the hackathon. Join Make Web Not War at the Confoo Hackathon located at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure, Montreal, February 25 th 9:00 AM to February 26 th 5:00 PM (EST...
  • Blog Post: Free courseware for professors and instructors from Microsoft

    Did you know Microsoft provides free courseware for professors and instructors? The Faculty Connection is a website that provides free courseware and resources for instructors of all levels. Here are some of the most popular recent downloads Designing for Modern UI – Designing for the Windows 8 platform...
  • Blog Post: Canadian Finals announced for Imagine Cup 2013

    How will Canadians compete in this year’s Imagine Cup? What prizes can they get? Here’s the scoop Last year Canadian students showed off amazing creativity in the 2012 Imagine Cup, and team Greeni from George Brown College travelled to Australia to represent Canada at the worldwide finals. This year...
  • Blog Post: Last Call: Join us in Toronto for Windows 8 Pure Imagination

    Learn about HTML gaming, talk to a VC to learn about funding for start-ups, join the hackathon, learn about Windows 8 design, or how to use Azure for free websites or to give you back end services for iOS, Windows8, or Windows Phone, all this and more at Windows 8 Pure Imagination Microsoft with partner...
  • Blog Post: Your code + Developer Movement = Rewards

    Developer Movement is back and ready to reward you for your Windows 8, Phone and Azure apps Due to it’s incredible popularity last year, Developer movement is back, and it’s bigger and better! The Developer Movement program allows you to collect points for a variety of different tasks...
  • Blog Post: Want to get hands-on with the cloud?

    T here are some online workshops coming up on Azure to give you some hands-on experience The cloud is here to stay, that’s not changing. It’s one thing to read about it, but nothing replaces actually trying it out for yourself. There will be a series of Online workshops you can attend...
  • Blog Post: Free events for students to help you build your apps

    ObjectSharp is organizing a series of AppFests to help developers with their Windows 8 and Windows Phone apps, the event is free for students! ObjectSharp has put together a series of events called .NET AppFest Revolution where you can learn from experts how to design, deploy, and support your apps on...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup 2013 is here – Canada let’s get coding!

    The categories in Imagine Cup are more flexible than ever! Taking a project course? Building a game? Got a good business idea? Your code could take you to world finals in St. Petersburg Russia! They just announced the rules and competitions for Imagine Cup 2013 and this is the year to enter! We’re still...
  • Blog Post: If you watched CTV Olympics coverage, you used Azure!

    Many media companies covering the London 2012 Olympics used Azure media services. I admit it, I am an Olympic junkie. I was cheering Canada on in everything from synchronized diving to Tae Kwon Do. I always think it’s cool to find out how things happen behind the scenes at a massive event like the Olympics...
  • Blog Post: Cool cloud stuff for Java programmers

    The Azure team has been adding new resources and features to make it easier to use put your Java code in the cloud It still seems weird to be writing about Java on a Microsoft blog. I guess times have changed. Not only can you write Windows 8 apps with Javascript and HTML, you can also find some great...
  • Blog Post: Faculty Summit Live Channel

    Watch and chat LIVE with Microsoft and guests below June 21, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM Eastern time! Video will start playing automatically below. The audio is muted by default. Unmute the audio when you're ready. Session evaluations Building mobile experiences that don’t suck by...
  • Blog Post: Professors, instructors these sessions are for you!

    We’ve put together a series of sessions for faculty Thursday June 21st to help you keep up with what’s new and find out about the resources Microsoft has for you Teaching courses is a lot of work, the constant pressure to keep courses relevant, and of course it’s not just teaching...
  • Blog Post: McGill students providing rural health care with a phone, Windows 8 and the cloud

    At the Canadian Imagine Cup, two students from McGill university try to address the challenge of providing healthcare in rural areas using a Windows Phone application, the cloud, and a Windows 8 application . Their solution earned them 3rd place at the Canadian Imagine Cup Finals. The Problem: ...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 + Azure Events makes for better apps!

    In addition to the Windows 8 events coming up, we’ve got a couple of great Azure workshops coming up as well! Adding Azure to your Windows 8 app can take it to the next level. Jump to Event listing Windows 8 provides a great opportunity for developers, and last week I talked about the app excellence...
  • Blog Post: UBC making medicine affordable around the world with ASP.NET and Azure

    In this blog we look at the 2nd place winners in the Software Design category at the 2012 Canadian Imagine Cup, team Nimbus from UBC and the Global Pharmacy Connection . The Problem: Infectious diseases kill 14 million each year. 90% of those are in the developing world and most are treatable....
  • Blog Post: Join us June 21st for a virtual faculty summit–Save the date!

    For anyone who teaches technology we have a session for you. Register for one or more sessions, pick what interests you! Too many technologies, too little time to keep up with it all? That’s why we are hosting a virtual faculty summit. A series of 45-60 minute sessions on a variety of topics designed...
  • Blog Post: George Brown College fighting climate change with Kinect

    Project Greeni was the first place entry in the software design category at the Canadian Imagine Cup Finals, let’s learn more about how they want to help change the world! The Problem: Global Warming and toxic pollution from power plants The Solution: Save energy by only running lighting...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup Canada 2012 Winners! Changing the world!

    Check out the amazing entries and winners of the Canadian 2012 Imagine Cup! Wow! That’s the word that comes to mind when I think of the presentations I saw Monday at the Canadian finals. Congratulations to all the students who took the stage to talk about their solutions to help healthcare,...
Page 1 of 2 (32 items) 12