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  • Blog Post: Weekend Links 07/26

    Here we are again, the summer moves along and the news and articles keep coming. So, let's get to it. Windows Store App - Using Facebook to authenticate the user http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mspfe/archive/2014/07/25/windows-store-app-using-facebook-to-authenticate-the-user.aspx If you want to...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Links 07/20

    I have been away for a few days of summer vacation, but do not despair, the news links will keep coming. Windows Developer Program for IoT now rolling out http://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/blog/Windows-Developer-Program-for-IoT-now-rolling-out In my latest presentation in a local meetup...
  • Blog Post: Local Games: Matchingo

    A couple of days ago I had the distinctive pleasure to talk with Roger Peters , a local developer that was excited to show us his latest invention: Matchingo - A Memory Matching Game You can Download it for FREE here!! I had a great time with the game and I think it is awesome that we can...
  • Blog Post: Weekend links 12/29

    Before the year is over I have a bunch of links to share with you. So, let's get started. 28 Top Windows Apps List for your Surface http://windowstabletreview.com/top-windows-rt-apps-for-microsoft-surface-tablets-video/4/ Apps, apps, apps everywhere. This list follows the true tradition of finding...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Links 12/22

    Before I go to sleep I would love to share some of my links with you. We are closing this year strong and that is thanks to all of you. In case you are already enjoying a well deserved rest: Happy holidays!! Project Siena lets you create Windows apps with ease http://www.engadget.com/2013/12...
  • Blog Post: Weekend links 12/14

    And we are Back!!! After having some complicated vacations I wanted to re start with a good note and bring you some cool articles with Microsoft related news, and technology in general! Publish your apps now to take advantage of the biggest holiday season yet http://blogs.windows.com/windows_phone...
  • Blog Post: Weekend links 12/07

    December is here and we are looking to close 2013 with a strong pace. I am currently in Puerto Rico, but the renewed energy of these vacations only made me think about important things in life, like family, personal goals for 2014 and how big changes are on our way. With that in mind I have a few links...
  • Blog Post: Games for your Holidays

    It is great to get in touch with a team as active as GPI 's. They have been publishing a great amount of games in the last weeks and I would miss the opportunity to point you to their games in the Windows Store . I will list some of their cool games and remind you that you can also check my own games...
  • Blog Post: Weekend links 11/30

    A new week, new links and incredible news from Microsoft. I hope you had a happy Thanksgiving or Chanukah and that the rest of the coming festivities are equally happy. Before you hit the mall, download these Windows Phone apps http://blogs.technet.com/b/firehose/archive/2013/11/27/before-you...
  • Blog Post: Weekend links 11/23

    This week was particularly exciting for all gamers, and finally the wait is over: Xbox One it's here!!!!! A new revolution in the gaming landscape has started. So let's check what we had this in the Ms land: Xbox One: Top 10 features of Microsoft's next-gen console http://www.mirror.co.uk/news...
  • Blog Post: Weekend links 11/17

    We are back with more great links to start the week. It has been a busy week for Microsoft that shows the great energy we have to start the holidays. What’s new in VS2013 for Windows Phone Developers http://blogs.msdn.com/b/africaapps/archive/2013/11/17/what-s-new-in-vs2013-for-windows...
  • Blog Post: Weekend links 11/09

    We are back with your needed information for the week. Many links today feature gaming news, which pleases me to no end. Microsoft merges Windows Phone and Windows store accounts for app developers http://www.bgr.in/news/microsoft-merges-windows-phone-and-windows-store-accounts-for-app-developers...
  • Blog Post: Weekend links 11/02

    We are back with you needed information for the week. Today I have several game related links, but will try to pepper the post with more general links, so please enjoy. Microspotting: Inside the Microsoft Archives http://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Microspotting/Microspotting-Inside-the-Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Links 10/26

    This was a busy week for Microsoft, so it is only fair that you receive your weekly dose of links to keep you up to date. Windows 8.1: What you need to know (FAQ) http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-3121_7-57608058-220/windows-8.1-what-you-need-to-know-faq/ I know, you may already have all the information...
  • Blog Post: APIMASH: Twitter

    One of the latest videos for the APIMASH is my Tara Walker 's twitter template episode in DEV Radio . Tune in as she is going to walk us through the steps on how to modify her example and have a cool Windows 8 App based on the popular social network. Here is a direct link to the episode on channel...
  • Blog Post: Some Win8 Apps for you

    Sometimes it is hard to find what you are looking for in the Windows Store . So, I would like to point you to a couple of them that you may like: Chubsee In this cute game you help a chubby bird to survive in a world too rough for his soft round self. I did like the style, and it has a lot of...
  • Blog Post: App Builder gets you started

    Microsoft has created many ingenious ways to give support to all the dedicated app creators around the world. One of the best ways to get started is to sign up for App Builder . Do you want to create an app for Windows 8 or Windows Phone? We got you covered! Do you want to port your iOS or Android...
  • Blog Post: My video in the MSDN FLash

    From time to time I tend to do something right :) In the latest MSDN Flash my APIMASH video for the Univision Starter Kit was included in the showcased articles. You can find the MSDN Flash here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/cc524082.aspx If you want to check some of my APIMASH related articles...
  • Blog Post: APIMASH Videos: Instagram API

    Today's video was made by Stacy Mulcahy and showcases the Instagram API Starter Kit . Check the video to learn how to use the API of the popular social network in your own APPs. So, let's get started: Next Steps Step #1 – Download the Tools for Windows 8 App Development Step #2...
  • Blog Post: APIMASH Videos: Chuck Norris & Rotten Tomatoes Starter Kits

    Today we present a video for Two starter kits from Bob Familiar . The first one is the Chuck Norris Starter Kit , a simple project that will give you the basics repeated in most projects of the APIMASH . The second one is the Rotten Tomatoes Starter Kit , a great example that shows us how to connect...
  • Blog Post: APIMASH Videos: StackExchange Starter Kit

    And here we have another video for the series of posts related with the APIMASH. This time Michael Cummings gives us an overview of the StackExchange Starter Kit . Tune in as he walks us through the steps required to get started and how you can leverage this knowledge to build your own Windows 8 apps...
  • Blog Post: APIMASH Videos: Active Access Starter Kit

    Continuing our APIMASH series now we have Maria Naggaga giving us an overview of the Active Access Starter Kit . Tune in as she walks us through the steps required to get started and how you can leverage this knowledge to build your own Windows 8 apps. Here is a direct link to the episode on channel...
  • Blog Post: APIMASH Videos: Exploring the Social Networking API’s

    This post continues the series of posts related with the APIMASH. The Microsoft Technical Evangelists G. Andrew Duthie , Lindsay Lindstrom , and Tara Walker will show you how to use several popular social networking APIs like Twitter, Facebook and Meetup in your own projects. Video Guide...
  • Blog Post: APIMASH Videos: Exploring the Mashery API’s

    In this video of the live webcast for the APIMASH the Microsoft Evangelists Maria Naggaga and Jim O'Neil with the participation of Amit Jotwani (Developer evangelist at Mashery) will give us an introduction to the different APIs hosted in Mashery . Video Guide [00:00] Introductions...
  • Blog Post: APIMASH Videos: WoW API Starter Kit

    World of Warcraft API Starter Kit In the fourth part of this series of videos for the APIMASH you can check how Dave Isbitski shows his World of Warcraft API Starter Kit . You can watch his quick demo on how to get started with this workable app template and get started today building your own Windows...
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