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Register today for a Mobile App Acceleration Camps (MAACs) one-day events To maximise you chances of 20k- 50K euros funding
The Mobile App Acceleration Camps (MAACs) are a series of one-day events designed to help you prepare your application for the AppCampus program and launch a successful mobile app or mobile game. This offers you an unmissable opportunity to pitch your ideas to people who understand the market, chat to...
6 Nov 2013
Get your non technical students Publishing a Windows Phone App
Great new app ideas aren’t worth much if you don’t get them out there. There is nothing more important to students than being to develop a suitable portfolio to get them ahead in future career aspirations. So with student getting back to University this week its key that they make the most of the FREE...
18 Sep 2013
Advertising is a key monetization option for app developers
This week we launched a new format designed to create interactive and panoramic adverts within applications the following verge article is nice summary. As part of the opportunity of developing advertising as a monetization option I wanted to share some guidance on including advertising in general. 1...
18 Jun 2013
Free Training - Windows Store App Development for iOS Developers 13 Dec 2012
Microsoft Online Event ID: 1032536068 13th Dec 2012 Starts: Thursday, December 13, 2012 9:00 AM Ends: Friday, December 14, 2012 5:00 PM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) The iOS Resources page ( www.interop.windows.com ) is now live on dev center. This is a great...
26 Nov 2012
Microsoft and Nokia AppCampus – Got an Idea get funded now
To drive innovation and business opportunities in Finland's mobile ecosystem and beyond, Microsoft Corporations and Nokia invested up to 9 million euros into " AppCampus " program -a newly established mobile application development program at Aalto University during the next three years. The...
6 Sep 2012
Changes in Microsoft Apphub to Windows Phone Dev Center
This week, the Windows Phone Team launched the new Windows Phone Dev Center. Student still get free access as before via DreamSpark but the experience is slightly different. Here is a summary of the key changes you should familiarize yourself with: · App Hub remains only as a landing page, the App Hub...
9 Aug 2012
Windows Phone and Windows 8 Event for developers 16th/17th of June 2012
Looking at the opportunity of new curricula content have you looked at the similarities between an application developed for Windows Phone and a Metro style app developed for Windows 8. A Windows Phone 7 application (rather than an XNA game) is built in .NET and XAML against a subset of the .NET framework...
14 Jun 2012
Tips, tricks and resources for building games for Xbox & Windows Phone.
With a FREE Apphub account for every DreamSpark subscriber and XNA Game Studio, included as part of the Windows Phone Developer tools, you can create games for Windows, Xbox 360, and Windows Phone. Follow these step-by-step instructions for getting access to all of the dev tools you need...
31 May 2012
Windows Phone Student Competition Win a Nokia Handset
We know you love the way Windows Phone puts People First. Do you want to win one? Course you do! The Microsoft UK Student team have put together a competition for those people who like writing Apps for mobile devices. With our latest programme, only available to students aged 16 or over in the UK, we...
28 Mar 2012
UK Student’s – Develop portfolio’s demonstrate your skills and competences
From our Windows Phone Camps we know a lot of students like writing Apps for mobile devices. Microsoft UK have put together a competition to help students demonstrate skills to potential employers. The Win a Windows Phone reward is only available to students aged 16 or over in the UK, we want to encourage...
13 Mar 2012
DreamSpark and Apphub account creation simplified
New Updates - What’s new AppHub Integration: Linking your DreamSpark Account with a Microsoft Live ID I’m very excited to inform you that we’ve completed our “AppHub Integration: Linking DreamSpark Account with Live ID” This will now dramatically improve the experience of those students that were...
29 Feb 2012
Interesting Opportunity for Academic App developers to win some great prizes
The Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone is now available as a reward with the Windows Phone UK Developer Reward Programme . By simply joining the UK Developer rewards programme Educators and Students can get rewarded with loads of other fantastic prizes for building Windows Phone App and publishing it on the...
21 Jan 2012
DreamSpark Apphub Registration
DreamSpark has partnered with Windows Phone 7 and the App Hub! Now, you get the same tools professional developers and designers have, and you can sell your mobile applications and make money! Along with all the free applications, we're waiving the $99 registration fee and giving you the first...
16 Nov 2011
DreamSpark and Apphub Creation step by step guide
So if your a Student or Academic and you want to get a free Dreamspark account and upload some phone apps via App Hub waiving the $99 fee. follow the following step by step by step process. 1) Go to https://www.dreamspark.com/verify/default.aspx and sign in with a LiveID (you can create a LiveID using...
7 Nov 2011
Are you teaching Android or iOS mobile development? Consider porting your apps…
Many institutions are already teaching existing Mobile Development curricula using iOS or Android, some of you are now considering or starting to develop and implement Windows Phone curricula. For those of you teaching iOS and Android you may be interested in the tools Microsoft has developed for porting...
27 Oct 2011
Windows Phone - “Mango” Jump Start Videos Just Released!
Microsoft Learning hosted another new and exclusive Jump Start virtual training event featuring renowned MVPs Rob Miles, University of Hull & Andy Wigley AppMundi over 1,270 people joined the two-day event (Aug. 23-24, 2011). The two days of Building Applications for Windows Phone Mango Jump Start...
8 Sep 2011
Update on Dare to be Digital Windows Phone teams
Dare to be Digital is a video games development competition for extremely talented students at Universities and Colleges of Art. Teams of 5 students assemble at Abertay University for 9 weeks during June to August to develop a prototype video game. Not only do the winners receive funding for the game...
12 Aug 2011
So what is Windows Phone 7 and what is the benefit to UK Academia
Students: Get Paid for Your Apps DreamSpark has partnered with Windows Phone 7 and the App Hub! Now, you get the same tools professional developers and designers have, and you can sell your mobile applications and make money! Along with all the free applications, we're waiving the $99 registration...
5 Apr 2011
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