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  • Blog Post: Maker.js, JavaScript library for creating and sharing modular line drawings for CNC and laser cutters.

    Maker.js, a Microsoft Garage project, is a JavaScript library for creating and sharing modular line drawings for CNC and laser cutters. Getting Started Try it now Visit the Maker.js Playground to edit and run JavaScript from your browser. Each of the demos will also open in the playground so that you...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Web Platform Day 21st Jan 2016 Microsoft Campus Reading

    A full day dedicated to web development on the Microsoft platform. We will look at the very latest in ASP.NET 5, Edge, JavaScript, Angular, Visual Studio and Azure. We will equip you with new capabilities to build better, faster, slicker websites using modern web development techniques and tools. The...
  • Blog Post: Dream it! Build it! Host it! Building your first web game Html5/JS in less than an 1 hour

    Want to create your own game? Build it, host it and make it mobile – in 60 minutes at our FREE, online workshop. It’s free, fun and online! As part of the global Hour of Code movement, join this session and learn how to code your own game and host it online using DreamSpark and Microsoft Azure. We’ll...
  • Blog Post: Building a HTML5/JS Game & hosting it on your DreamSpark Cloud Subscription

    Fancy learning the basics and getting your first game up and running on your Azure Web Services, well this guide will show you have to build a game with Web technologies. The following blog will take you through a step by step guide of building a game from scratch using Web technologies and just two...
  • Blog Post: Cross Platform Mobile Development with Visual Studio

    One of the key goals for today’s developers is how to build an app or game and get it on as many platforms in the short most cost effective way. However building rich applications targeting multiple mobile platforms and a variety of devices up to now hasn't been an easy task but with In case you haven...
  • Blog Post: Programming Windows Store Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Second Edition, by Kraig Brockschmidt

    Download the PDF , the Mobi , the ePub , as well as the companion content . We’re pleased to announce our free (1311-page) ebook: Programming Windows Store Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Second Edition, by Kraig Brockschmidt. Kraig began updating the first edition exactly a year ago, and when you...
  • Blog Post: Learn how to write a 3D Software Engine from scratch in C#/WinRT & in HTML5 using TypeScript or JavaScript.

    With the announcement and availability of Windows 8.1 its now the perfect opportunity for game developers to build games in HTML5 WebGL for IE11.  HTML5 and JavaScript are excellent starting point for Windows App developers , simply because if your game works in IE 11 then the Windows Store app...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Games with Construct 2

    Guest post by Henry Hoffman from Mudvark. Who are Mudvark Mudvark are an independent games studio based in Central London. Specialising in crafting award-winning games for a variety of platforms, they have self-published titles which include Mortar Mellon for Windows8 and Windows Phone 8 . Windows Phone...
  • Blog Post: Get in the Game… Create some Games over summer with Construct2 HTML5/JS

    Scirra have teamed up with Microsoft to launch a new Windows 8-based competition with some fantastic prizes ! Create a new game with Construct 2, or port an existing one, and successfully publish it to the Windows 8 Store by June 21st to be entered in to the competition. Allow a week for the store submission...
  • Blog Post: TypeScript and Windows 8 Applications

    Huge thanks to Chris Sells , Developer Tools at Telerik who has produced some excellent Windows 8 TypeScript Templates To get started using these Windows 8 Visual Studio 2012 TypeScript templates you will  first need to install the TypeScript plug-in for Visual Studio 2012 . Currently these templates...
  • Blog Post: TypeScript and real life examples

    Over the Christmas break I had a few emails asking me about TypeScript http://www.typescriptlang.org/ the JavaScript extension invented by Anders Hejlsberg. So what is TypeScript? TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. TypeScript is a typed superset of JavaScript that...
  • Blog Post: TouchDevelop: A touch-first IDE for the Web created with TypeScript

    Last week a student at the University of York asked me about my views on typescript. So what is Typescript Typescript is a new JavaScript development environment, its been designed to help developers write more complex apps with the popular scripting language. TypeScript is free, open source and compiles...
  • Blog Post: Learn to create Windows 8 apps with HTML and JS with UBelly

    As we announced almost a month ago, the Windows 8 consumer preview is now available to download and develop for. However, the Windows Store won’t be open for apps until Windows 8 is available for consumer release.   Ubelly are offering the opportunity to get in early… Last week we on the Ubelly...
  • Blog Post: Great news for Universities who are using PhoneGap for App development – Full Support for Windows Phone

    PhoneGap version 1.3 has just been announced with full support for Windows Phone We want to highlight that all the features of the popular mobile framework are supported on Windows Phone 7.5. The Microsoft Interoperability team have blogged about this here . This release extends the cross-platform capabilities...
  • Blog Post: TechDays.Online FREE ONLINE Training in October 2011–REGISTER NOW

    I am pleased to announce a series of free Tech.Days Online Conferences for academic and student developers. Tech.Days online conferences simply give you access to hand-picked video content and technology training from our UK team, and the chance to get involved online, listen to speakers and ask our...
  • Blog Post: Web developers will be able to easily leverage their HTML5 skills to target Windows Phone.

    If your not really a phone app developer or if you don't have curricula aimed at a specific mobile platform, you may want to look at the opportunity of the PhoneGap libraries. So what is PhoneGap? PhoneGap is an open source mobile framework that enables developers to build applications targeting multiple...
  • Blog Post: Getting up to speed with JavaScript & HTML5

    How does one get started? Here is a four-step program: The fundamentals. If you are looking to get started with the fundamentals, you may want to start online with JavaScript Tutorial . If books are more your speed, you should definitely start with Eloquent JavaScript by Marijn Haverbeke which is available...
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