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  • Blog Post: Tips and gotchas for Windows 8 apps: Day of the Living Dead

      A team of students from Vancouver talks about the experience of bringing a Unity game to Windows 8. This series features interviews with student Windows 8 app developers who share the lessons they learned building windows 8 applications. This week’s interview features Team Hungry ECE Programmers...
  • 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: Template of the week: Windows 8 HTML5 Pong Game

    HTML5 Pong is a great template for developers who are new to HTML5/Canvas or game development in general This blog is part of a series Okay full disclosure I wrote this template but that’s not the only reason why I think its great. This template shows you how easy it is to get your game up...
  • Blog Post: Template of the week: Windows 8/Web/Phone HTML5 Game Yeti Bowl

    Yetibowl is a great resource for the XNA developer who wants to learn how to cross over to HTML5/Canvas or the HTML5 developer who wants to learn games. This blog is part of a series Okay Yetibowl isn’t exactly a template, but it serves a similar purpose. A template helps you get a jumpstart on an app...
  • Blog Post: Learn to build an HTML5 game and how to migrate HTML5 games to Windows 8

    Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 from 1-5PM Eastern catch an online Game developer camp for anyone interested in HTML5 game development. HTML5 game development is a great way to build casual games for the web or for Windows 8. So, we’ve got a Game Developer camp planned to help you learn about both HTML5 game...
  • Blog Post: Video of the week: Cross platform gaming with MonoGame – Draw a Stickman Epic

    With XNA not supported on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 a lot of XNA developers are turning to Monogame I get a lot of questions from XNA game developers asking what they should use to develop games on Windows 8 or Windows Phone 8 since there is no support for XNA. Not everyone wants or needs to turn...
  • 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: 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...
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