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  • Blog Post: Step by Step Creating a Windows 8 app from Windows Phone App Studio

    Windows Phone App Studio now supports the creation of Windows 8 apps in additional to Windows Phone! This post will show you how to generate a Windows 8 app and get it ready to publish. If you haven’t used Windows Phone App Studio before, you should check out the other resources on our Windows...
  • Blog Post: Watching Sochi Olympics with Windows Phone, Windows 8!

    Looking for a Windows Phone and Windows 8 app to watch the Olympics or track results? Here are some great apps. Olympic apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone Download some great apps available to track the Olympics on your Windows Phone and Windows 8 device CBC Sochi 2014 available for Windows...
  • Blog Post: Turn your WordPress site into a Windows 8 app without any coding. Really?

    IdeaPress claims you can create a Windows 8 app from your WordPress.com or WordPress.org site without any coding! They are right! As Windows 8 matures, more tools and templates are appearing to help developers and non-developers create Windows 8 apps. Today I decided to test one of those tools: IdeaPress...
  • Blog Post: I don't feel like working, let’s procrastinate together and build a quick game!

    Let’s build the ultimate version of Pong! Each post I’ll give you simple element to add or change, we’ll combine the best to make the ultimate version! Sometimes work feels like work, today is one of those days. So I need to have some fun. I have a template for building a Windows 8 Pong app with HTML5...
  • Blog Post: Template of the week: Crowd sourcing and location based Windows 8 apps

    This template gives you a great start for an app which allows the user to submit location based information. This blog is part of a series Have you ever wished there was an app you could use to tell the city about the potholes that on your daily commute? Or maybe you just want to an app for fellow runners...
  • Blog Post: Video of the week: Implementing Snap, Filled and Portrait Views in Windows 8 apps

    If you are building a Windows 8 app, you must support snap view. This video shows you how to do it with XAML apps. I came across this video in a blog post by Jerry Nixon , a developer evangelist in Colorado. It’s a nice simple example and walkthrough on how to support the different views such as snap...
  • Blog Post: Tips and gotchas for Windows 8 apps: Ankita’s Wordpress app

    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 Ankita Kulkarni a student from University of Fraser Valley, BC who built an application called Ankita Kulkarni Wordpress Blog Could...
  • Blog Post: Video of the week: Helping web developers build apps with appMobi

    This video shows you how a web developer can use appMobi to build cross-platform apps with HTML and JavaScript There are many videos out there, we wanted to dig through and share some of the best, we hope you enjoy this new series. In this video, Microsoft evangelist Dave Ibitski invites appMobi developer...
  • Blog Post: Need help on your Windows 8 app? Visit a Windows Store Lab or find online support

    The Windows Store App Labs give you access to Windows 8 experts to help you when you get stuck and need help with your Windows 8 app. It happens to all of us, we decide to build an app , then get stuck on something so we stop and never finish it. If that sounds like something that has happened to you...
  • 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: Got a WordPress site? Bring it to Windows 8 quickly and easily

    This open source template makes it easy for you to take a WordPress site and provide it’s content through a Windows 8 store app if you are a WordPress user (Wordpress.org this template does not support Wordpress.com), there is an open source Windows 8 template built by IdeaNotion you can use to quickly...
  • Blog Post: Waterloo WowZapp Microsoft Worldwide Hackathon

    Waterloo WOWZAPP 2012 was an amazing experience! We were thrilled to see the creative work that people came up with in less than a day’s work. Our advertisement efforts successfully reached out to almost 70 students including nearby colleges. We started the event with a brief presentation on Windows...
  • Blog Post: How to publish your Windows 8 App to the Store

    Ready to submit your first Windows 8 app to the Windows Store? Read this walkthrough to guide you through the process Publishing your app requires a series of steps, we’ll try to walk you through them here! Log in to the windows store Submit your app App name Selling details Advanced features Age rating...
  • Blog Post: How do you come up with your first app idea?

    Anyone can build an app, that is the truth, but what’s should you try for your first app? If you sat down this weekend and took 3-4 hours you could build an app for Windows Phone or Windows 8. That is the honest truth! You download the tools here (windows 8) or here (Windows Phone), you find a getting...
  • Blog Post: WOWZAPP Vancouver – Everyday coders did amazing work!

    The programmers at WOWZapp Vancouver sacrificed sleep for coding time and created some amazing apps. I had to share a couple of the many stories that inspired me, maybe they’ll inspire you as well. I’m beginning to suspect that the WOW in WOWZapp is there for the reaction you have when you see the apps...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Certification Tips: The privacy statement

    One of the most common reasons Windows 8 apps fail certification is lack of a privacy statement, this blog explains when you need one and gives tips on how to do it. With the Developer Movement rewarding you for publishing your apps, you are probably all psyched to submit your app to the store. Here’s...
  • 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...
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