Browse by Tags

Tagged Content List
  • Blog Post: Azure Cloud Gaming Conference 19th Jan London 2015 FREE Register Now

    Join us for a full day conference on the Cloud There’s a new trend in gaming called cloud gaming. What’s cloud gaming all about? Think of the cloud. Now, thing of gaming. During the day we will discuss the true opportunity of Cloud Gaming : Simplicity for the world of multi-platform, multi-game, multi...
  • Blog Post: Get $300 of Azure for 3 Months for FREE to build your cloud backend

    The UK is a hotbed for great games innovation, and Microsoft is committed to helping start-ups and independent games developers accelerate their route to market.  By offering free cloud services, developer tools, and support from our team, we are making it easier than ever for game developers to...
  • Blog Post: Take the Cloud Hero Challenge & win a Surface pro 3

    Take the Cloud Hero Challenge today! Want to save time and money by offloading developer and IT administration tasks to the cloud? Take part in the Cloud Hero Challenge , submit your entry by Friday 19 December 2014 and win an exclusive t-shirt. Just complete ONE of the challenges listed below and submit...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition Azure Virtual Machines

      We recently announced a new version of Visual Studio .What was interesting in the announcement of Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition which would replace the existing Visual Studio Express and Professional and that it would be a free development tool . Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition simply...
  • Blog Post: Azure RemoteApp - stay productive anywhere, and on a variety of devices – Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, or Android

    Azure RemoteApp   allows you to stay productive anywhere, and on a variety of devices – Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, or Android. RemoteApp simply lets you run the Windows applications you want or need on a Windows Server in Azure, where they're easier to scale and update. Users can access their applications...
  • Blog Post: Getting Started with Cloud Services to backend your game– SOA Models and best practice

    Microsoft wants you to be a successful game developer. We want you to capitalise on the emerging market landscape with the models made possible by cloud To help you get started we have developed the following models. These models help you understand what cloud is? what services are offered? How the cloud...
  • Blog Post: Using Unity3d and Azure Cloud

    One my colleagues Dave Douglas has been some work in educating game developers on the power of having a cloud backend to their games Dave has made some great  quick-start tutorial is for Unity3D game developers who would like to get a cloud backend that runs across multiple platforms (including...
  • Blog Post: Building a Azure Backend for an Android App

      One of the great things about Windows Azure is its platform agnostic So if your building games for Android check out the following videos by Dave Douglas http://www.deadlyfingers.net/ a fellow Microsoft Technical Evangelist on building a Azure backend to your game. Part 1 Create android app with...
  • Blog Post: Are you a Mac user who wants to use Visual Studio and build .Net applications

    Well the answer is yes you can! At the Connect() developer event in New York City.  We announced a number of new capabilities coming with the Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 5 releases and some exciting news regarding .NET Open Source and Visual Studio Community editions.  You can watch the event...
  • Blog Post: Cloud Gaming Architecture–A walkthrough of how to get started

    Architecture The architecture has a logical layout (below). It looks complex, but the blog will hopefully explain it. The Pieces of the Puzzle for a great cloud gaming experience. When architecting our game your need to consider what the  components, described below. Some are apps (the clients)...
  • Blog Post: Technology Primers for Cloud Services

    Cloud Services are just one of Azure’s compute models. Think of a ‘compute model’ as the motor of a vehicle. Every type of powered transportation needs an engine to roll, fly, or sail. In the same way, every Azure app needs an engine to process data and perform tasks. But the motor is specialized to...
  • Blog Post: Wordament and Cloud Gaming

    One of the most successful word games on phones and tables is Wordament . The game is played by thousands of players, every day. It’s played on Windows phones, tablets, and PC, phones and tablets from Apple, and devices built on Android—including Kindle devices. It’s played around the world in over a...
  • Blog Post: New SSD based Azure Cloud Services announced perfect for Virtual Machines and Cloud Services

      The new D instances have solid-state disk (SSD)-based local drives and faster processors relative to many of the A-series instances. The D-series instances can be used as VMs, as well as web or worker roles in Cloud Services, and are well suited for applications that demand faster CPU performance...
  • Blog Post: Getting Started with Azure webinar every Tuesday lunchtime: live demos of Websites, Cloud Services, VMs and Mobile Services

    The Microsoft UK team are spending every Tuesday to teach you how to use free cloud computing resources from Microsoft Azure cloud  and cloud computing concepts. So why not learn how to develop beautiful, interactive and fast websites using Microsoft web tools and platform ! You also have the option...
  • Blog Post: Building a Game with a Cloud Backend

    You need to think about what the cloud can do for you, whether it's something small like sharing save states or something larger like monitoring data and making quick iterations while your product is live. Then you can think about whether your use aligns with your players' perceptions, and whether you...
  • Blog Post: Building Cloud Based Games – A look into how they did it with Wordament

    Wordament is a multiplayer, original word puzzle game and is available cross platform Xbox Live title with over 1,000,000 players which was developed by two indie developers. To help you understand the opportunity of cloud connected games we have developed a three part series on MSDN, The series goes...
  • Blog Post: Getting Started with Microsoft Cloud Services

    Microsoft UK Azure Evangelist Steve Plank is running a webinar every week called Azure Weekly. The event runs every Tuesday from 12:30 – 13:30 (UK timezone) and is aimed at the techie who has not yet had any/much exposure to Azure but who just wants a leg-up to get started. This is a more practically...
  • Blog Post: Cloud computing resources available to help tackle climate change

    The effects of climate change are moving from the realm of simulation to stark reality. Understanding, managing and mitigating these effects is a critical endeavour for the global research community. To support this effort, Microsoft Research is offering 40 Azure Awards, each with 180,000 core hours...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Azure in UK Education

    Learn more about Microsoft Azure could help your institution discover the modern cloud by viewing/download our new infographic below: Resources available Microsoft Azure for education, teaching students all about cloud http://www.windowsazure.com/education Microsoft Azure for Research – Power your research...
  • Blog Post: Summary of Microsoft Azure Build Announcement

    At the Build 2014 conference, we introduced the new Microsoft Azure Preview portal and the new Basic tier of compute instances. We also announced the general availability of the Web Sites Basic tier along with enhancements to the Web Sites Standard tier, Active Directory Premium, Scheduler, RA-GRS, Dynamic...
  • Blog Post: Discover how Excel can help you with your research, including new Power BI features for data science and dynamic visualization

    Date/Time: Wed Feb 26, 2014, 8:00 AM, USA Pacific Duration: 1 Hour Online FREE Course Microsoft Excel is one of the most widely used tools for researchers to manage, analyse and visualize their data. Learn about new data discovery and analysis features in Excel with the collaboration capabilities in...
  • Blog Post: Accelerate the speed of scientific discovery with Windows Azure

    Windows Azure provides researchers, educators, and students with the power and scalability of cloud computing for collaboration, computation, and data-intensive processing. Windows Azure is an open and flexible global cloud platform that supports languages, tools, and frameworks, such as Linux, Python...
  • Blog Post: Latest recipients of Windows Azure for Research Awards announced

    Microsoft Research’s Windows Azure for Research program, which features a continuing series of Windows Azure cloud training events and a program of Windows Azure research grants, has been going strong since its launch in September 2013 Selecting the winning proposals was extremely difficult, as we can...
  • Blog Post: Saving your game to the cloud

    One of the biggest requests gamers have for a titles is to save their game in the cloud. Gamers simply want the ability to save their progress so that, for example, if the upgrade to a new phone, they wouldn't have to start again. If your a develop and your game? Is all of of the game progress is being...
  • Blog Post: Tips and Tricks Best Practice for building your Windows Phone Game

    Developing your game on Windows Phone 8 here are some top tips from my colleague Simon Michael @simon_mich 1. Visit the Windows Phone dev centre for documentation, tools and samples for Windows Phone Apps Development. 2. Register for a store developer account and reserve your app name/s as soon as possible...
Page 1 of 7 (174 items) 12345»