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  • Blog Post: Building a Windows Store Game Using HTML and JavaScript available from Lynda.com

    Via DaveDev.net …     Building a Windows Store Game Using HTML and JavaScript I am proud to announce my first course with Lynda.com is now available for viewing!  The course runs a little over two hours in length, includes complete source code, and step-by-step labs for each chapter. ...
  • Blog Post: This package was deployed for development or authoring mode error in Windows App Cert Kit

    Via Davedev.net … If you are getting this error message when running the Windows App Certification Kit don’t panic! This package was deployed for development or authoring mode. Uninstall the package and re-install it normally.   This means you have a Windows Store app written in JavaScript that...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Game Kit updated with Windows Store Share Contract

    Windows Store Share Contract I had some requests for an example of the Windows Store Contract in the Kit.  I created simple function that will allow the player to share out their score with other Windows apps at any time.  The purpose here is a quick and easy example you can add to your own...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft DevRadio: Using AppMobi to Build Windows 8 & Windows Phone Apps

    Via Davedev.net … DevRadio: I recently had the pleasure of interviewing appMobi Developer Evangelist Andrew Smith on DevRadio.  We chatted about how web developers can now easily build apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone .  If you’re an HTML5 or JavaScript developer looking to get your apps...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Developer Camps and Hackathons – Coming July to September

    Via Chris Bowen … A new series of Windows 8 developer events are coming soon! These are special two-day events , with a DevCamp on day one featuring a full day of sessions plus an InstallFest, followed on day two by a Hackathon with Lightning Talks where you can bring app ideas to life with...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Enterprise Developer and Solutions Conference (EntDevCon) Live Streaming today!

    Tired of hearing from Microsoft about their Solutions?  Want to hear real stories from real customers and partners?  It’s time to Go Beyond Hello World – it’s time for the EntDevCon. Doug Hauger, GM of Windows Azure, will be kicking of the Keynote at the sold-out EntDevCon this morning at 9AM...
  • Blog Post: Are you stuck behind a Firewall with no access to Twitter? Here’s the juicy bits in case you missed it!

    I still think I have one of the coolest jobs at Microsoft.  Not only do I get to speak my mind online , conferences , workshops and usergroups but I also get to go into actual customer accounts.  Which brings me to Twitter .  I know it sounds crazy to a lot of my Facebook , Twitter , and...
  • Blog Post: New Gates/Seinfeld episode is out and it has people laughing

    As mentioned previously, the Gates/Seinfeld ad campaign has kicked off.  There was some mixed reactions to the first episode I don't think people really got what it was all about.  I even talked a little about that here .  With the newly released second episode things are starting to come...
  • Blog Post: Windows Vista - does PERCEPTION become REALITY?

    Marketing 101 - if you can influence people's perception of something enough, it will become the reality of the situation for them regardless of the truth. Enter the Mojave Experiment . What happens when you take 140 people, 22 hidden cameras and show them a demo of a new Operating System from Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: So I upgraded to Vista SP1 last night

    As you probably heard Vista SP1 was released to Windows Update on Tuesday.   Full list of updates can be found here .  I decided to take the plunge last night and offer up my most sacred and highly used machine - an Alienware Area 51 9750 laptop.   To say I am in love with this beautiful...
  • Blog Post: Vista SP1 Announced

    The moment you have all been waiting for. Some concrete info and dates for Vista SP1! What it is, What it is not... Beta coming in next few weeks... Get all the juicy details here on the Vista Team Blog . News.com is also running an article which can be found here . Check it out! Technorati Tags: Vista...
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