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  • Blog Post: HOW TO MAKE YOUR WINDOWS 8 APP MORE …WELL … MORE WINDOWS 8!

    You’re building great functionally into your apps but don’t forget to the features that will make it shine on Windows 8. Some of windows 8 features are new concepts. As developers we need to become familiar with them and learn when and how to use them. Windows 8 has new features such as contracts, personalization...
  • 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: C# Tip’s and Tricks

    Are you interested in developing apps for Windows phone and Windows 8 and you already got the skills to code in Java. After few years developing in Java, I have finally decided to switch to C# with .net Framework . There are several reasons for this decision which I will going to explain in this series...
  • 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: 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: My love affair with Visual Studio: Error Correction

    I have been working with Visual Studio for years, and I’ve found a few tricks along the way that make my coding easier. In this blog post I’ll show one of my favourite time savers the Error Correction feature. When you are writing code for a form or a class as part of a team, or even if you are just...
  • Blog Post: Tips and Tricks from students: Windows Phone game “Chop Chop”

    Tyler Pearce, a student from Carleton university shares what he learned developing a Windows Phone game with his team. Check out more tips from fellow students here Could you briefly describe your application/game? The game is called ChopChop , you play the role of a chef. Players must use phone...
  • Blog Post: Want Your Presentation to Rock? Hook Your Audience Early!

    Every day professors there is a lecture room with someone standing up front talking about Fourrier Transforms or looping algorithms. Whether it’s a class presentation,  a lunch and learn for fellow students, or a presentation on a co-op term, all of us are called upon to present from time to time...
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