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  • Blog Post: Internship Program 2014 :: Microsoft Innovation Center Karachi

    Microsoft Innovation Center Karachi is now accepting applications for its INTERNSHIP PROGRAM of SPRING 2014 . MIC Karachi internship is a program initiated to unleash the potential of young minds, highlight their creativity, talent and build their skillset on the latest. The program is designed...
  • Blog Post: Custom Converter for Windows Store & Windows Phone 8

    Could you please tell us a bit about yourself and your background? My name is Asma Khalid I hold master’s degree in computer science from LUMS, batch 2011- 2013. I have completed my bachelor’s degree in computer sciences from FAST-NU Lahore campus, batch 2005-2009 with Deans List Honor...
  • Blog Post: Dictionary 8 for Windows Phone & Windows Store

    Dictionary 8 for Windows Store was developed by a bright student developer Zain ul-Abideen during Windows 8 Hackathon that was held back in November 2012. The app has more than 85,000 downloads at the time of this writing and the developer has recently launched a Windows Phone version of the same app...
  • Blog Post: Launchers for Windows Phone

    As Windows Phone is gaining momentum, more and more startups and students are developing apps. However it is often the case that newbies don't make use of some very useful classes natively present in Windows Phone namely Launchers & Choosers. While an app would still be complete, Launchers make...
  • Blog Post: Featured App of the Day: Mr. Foo Foo Jetpack Spiral

    One important aspect about Pakistan’s IT echo system is that it spans across the country and is not limited to a single city. We have strong and established IT hubs of Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad and in recent years we’ve seen tremendous growth in IT sector in cities surrounding these hubs...
  • Blog Post: Featured App of the Day: Ramadan Duas for Windows Phone

    Today we've a special app to be featured in reference to Muslim's holy month of Ramadan which is about to end. The app Ramadan Duas is available for both Windows Phone 7.5 and 8 and has shown good downloads in past one month since its launch and thus made its way to our featured apps. Here's what the...
  • Blog Post: Inspect Visual Tree Hierarchy with XAML Spy

    In this blog post I’m going to discuss a third party tool named XAML Spy and explain how it can make your life easier by allowing live debugging/inspection of your application’s XAML during execution, tweak settings and see the impact right away; a capability not natively offered by Visual...
  • Blog Post: Featured App of the Day: Urgent for Windows Phone

    We are back with app of the day; Urgent built by Saad Mehmood. Urgent is a utility built for task, reminder and alarms management and supports features like NFC sharing, set as lock screen, voice commands and more. 1. Could you please tell us a bit about yourself and your background? I am Saad...
  • Blog Post: Featured App of the Day: Call of Gravity for Windows Phone

    T eam Trident's game Call of Gravity won Nokia Midnight Developer Competition in Game Category contesting amongst 66 countries a month back. Team Trident won an all-inclusive Trip to Dubai, $10,000, a Nokia Lumia 920 and an Xbox for each team member. Their app is the first in our new series "Featured...
  • Blog Post: Are you any good at Windows Phone Development? Win love and recognition! Become a TechNet Guru for July 2013

    I just came across this one while surfing MSDN tonight and it looks super cool to me. Some of us (though I’ve always cherished that more of us) developers love to spread knowledge by either blogging, running user groups or participating into forums where Forums are just my favorite. So if YOU are...
  • Blog Post: Required Tools for Windows Phone Development

    There are 3 flavors of Windows Phone in the market today; 1- Windows Phone SDK 7.1 which is equivalent to consumer facing version Windows Phone 7.5 2- Windows Phone SDK 8.0 which is same as consumer facing version Windows Phone 8.0 3- Windows Phone SDK 7.8 was a minor update for devices running...
  • Blog Post: Join Microsoft Innovation Center - Lahore as Intern in Summer Internship Program

    Microsoft Innovation Center - Lahore is about to start its 2nd batch of three months Internship Program. Where MIC Lahore will offer them trainings, mentorship and support needed to learn, develop and publish their apps on windows stores. MIC Lahore team will help them convert their ideas into reality...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Hackathon by Microsoft Innovation Center - Lahore

    Windows Phone Hackathon by Microsoft Innovation Center - Lahore Windows Phone Hackathon by Microsoft Innovation Center - Lahore , was held at Park Plaza Hotel on 23 rd -24 th March, 2013 . A total number of 70 participants were on the occasion. The whole concept revolved around quality apps from ISVs...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Hackathon by Microsoft Innovation Center - Lahore IDEA Submission has been closed

    Windows Phone Hackathon by Microsoft Innovation Center - Lahore IDEA Submission has been closed We are pleased to announce that we have received an overwhelming response from our developers community for our Windows Phone Hackathon. Idea Submission has been closed now and we are in a process of shortlisting...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Hackathon - Idea Submission Deadline has been extended till 8th March 2013.

    Important Announcement: Windows Phone Hackathon - Idea Submission Deadline has been extended till 8th March 2013 . Thank You very much for the overwhelming response we have been receiving for Windows Phone Hackathon from our developer community. Many of you are yet to conceive a unique Idea to participate...
  • Blog Post: A Windows Phone Hackathon by Microsoft Innovation Center - Lahore

    Microsoft Innovation Center - Lahore is arranging a Windows Phone Hackathon, specially designed for all levels of software developers, ranging from beginners to experts. Experts will be competing for some of our fantastic prizes, and beginners will gain tremendous knowledge by participating in the event...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 7.8 update is now available in Pakistan

    Windows Phone 7.8 is now officially available on Windows phone 7.5 devices and yes the update has made its way to Pakistan. Thanks to Usama who sits right next to me for spending some time figuring out what to do if you connect device with PC using USB and Zune doesn’t list any update insisting...
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