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  • Blog Post: Tips and gotchas for Windows 8 apps: Convertr

    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 Richard Ye a student from The University of Waterloo who built an application called Converter. Could you briefly describe your application...
  • Blog Post: Tips and gotchas for Windows Phone apps:InkSpill

    This series features interviews with Windows Phone app developers who share the lessons they learned building windows phone applications. This week’s interview features Studio SYD, a software development startup who built a game called InkSpill Could you briefly describe your application/game? InkSpill...
  • Blog Post: Tips and gotchas for Windows 8 apps: Fractal Photographer

    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 Rudi Chen a student from University of Waterloo who built an application called Fractal Photographer Could you briefly describe...
  • Blog Post: Tips and gotchas for Windows 8 apps: WayTwoGood

    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 Three Red Cubes a team of students from Ryerson University who built an application called WayTwoGood. Could you briefly...
  • Blog Post: Tips and Tricks from Students: Silverlight Phone app “Reflex”

    This week’s interview features Philip Kurowski a student from The University of Western Ontario who built an game called Reflex Check out more tips from fellow students here Could you briefly describe your application/game? Memoreflex is a simple game where you play two rounds and try to get a high score...
  • Blog Post: Tips and Tricks from Students: Silverlight Phone app “TonalFlash”

    Patrick Ayoup, a student from Concordia university built a musical key signatures application for Windows Phone and share what he learned Check out more tips from fellow students here Could you briefly describe your application/game? The app that I wrote is a very simple reference/study app for music...
  • Blog Post: Tips and Tricks from Students: Windows Phone Game “Flipper”

    Three students from Ryerson University: Kowsheek, Anthony, and Alexey (akaThree Red Cubes)  build their second Windows Phone Game and share what they learned along the way. Check out more tips and tricks from students here Could you briefly describe your application/game? Flipper is a simple and...
  • Blog Post: Step outside for a while – Meet the makers of “Indie Game: The Movie” a Sundance Film Festival Selection

    Ever wondered what life is like for an independent game developer? Microsoft Student Partner Jessica Pellow interviews Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky about their film “Indie Game: the movie” a film selected for the 2012 Sundance Film Festival that follows the stories of four game developers...
  • Blog Post: Tips and Tricks from Students: Windows Silverlight Phone App “Wine Cellar”

    Simon Carpentier a student from École de Technologie Supérieure shares a few great resources and tools on storing data and barcode scanning he discovered while building his first Windows Phone App Want more tips and tricks from students? Check here . Could you briefly describe your application/game?...
  • Blog Post: Tips and Tricks from Students: Silverlight Phone app “Runner Pro”

    Microsoft Student Partner Alaa Shaabana from the University of Windsor shares what he learned building his first Windows phone app Runner Pro Check out more tips from fellow students here . Could you briefly describe your application/game? It is a completely free and ad-free application to help...
  • Blog Post: Tips and Tricks from students: Windows Phone Game “Distortion”

    See what five students at Carleton university learned developing their first Windows Phone game and apply what they learned to your next game. Check out more tips from fellow students here Could you briefly describe your application/game? Our game is a 3D, side-scrolling, platform game developed...
  • Blog Post: Fail or Succeed on your first Windows Phone app

    There isn’t time to learn everything yourself, so learn what worked and what didn’t for other students. Check out some interesting lessons learned both good and bad from other students in these blog posts where students talk about what they learned building for Windows Phone. Windows Phone...
  • Blog Post: Tips and Tricks from students: Windows Phone Game “Tile Tank”

    3 students from Carleton share what they learned building their first Windows Phone Game Check out more tips from fellow students here Could you briefly describe your application/game? Tile Tank is a puzzle game, and it’s all about finding a viable path across a variety of obstacle courses...
  • Blog Post: Tips and Tricks from students: Windows Phone game “Airborne”

    Compass Rose Studios, composed of four students from Carleton university built a flight game for Windows Phone and share what they learned Check out more tips from fellow students here Could you briefly describe your application/game? Airborne is a fast paced 3D adventure game that takes modern...
  • Blog Post: MSP Voice: MVC Walkthrough – Part 1

    ASP.Net MVC Walkthrough - Gears of Web There so many great resources for learning ASP.Net MVC out there, especially on Scott Guthrie's blog . I found that the approach taken by most bloggers in their tutorials involves writing a project, while it is a great way to get the some hands-on experience, it...
  • Blog Post: Intern Voice: Mary’s first take on WP7 – Part 2

    Hey guys! It’s been a couple more weeks with my WP7 and I must say that I am LOOOVIN’ it! Not going to lie, I am a bit surprised since I came into this with high expectations with my iPhone 4. :P I don’t want to bore you with the details so here are some highlights: What I love...
  • Blog Post: Intern Voice: Surviving student life with Microsoft's OneNote by Danielle Joseph

    My name is Danielle Joseph and I’ve been a co-op at Microsoft for a little over 7 months now. This September I’ll be heading into my final 8 months of school, wrapping up 5 years at the University of Waterloo. My life at school can get hectic very quickly as I usually take on a full course load of 5...
  • Blog Post: A Windows Phone 7 Malaria Test!

    We’ve seen Windows Phone 7 in a completely different domain doing things that it was never meant to do before , but this is an even more astonishing story. Wilson To, a doctoral student in pathology at the University of California, combined his interests in pathology and photography to create a Windows...
  • Blog Post: Intern Voice: A Windows Phone 7 development success story by Stephanie Martel

    Hi, my name is Stephanie and I have been a co-op at Microsoft for approximately 6 months. As a University of Waterloo student this is my last co-op before I graduate and I couldn’t have asked for a more challenging or more exciting job. Working here has brought about some amazing opportunities. I have...
  • Blog Post: What’s In the Cloud: Lead from Fersh

    Yesterday, I posted my first of several interviews with Canadian developers who are working with Windows Azure on the Canadian Developer Connection . I thought I would share the interview with you as well since it was with a digital media start-up company run by students out of the Ryerson Digital Media...
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