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  • Blog Post: Attention UK start-ups! Turn dreams into reality with Microsoft Ventures

    by Asavin Wattanajantra Do you have a start-up vision? Do you have the determination to turn your dreams into reality? Do you have an idea so brilliant it burns? Entrepreneurs throughout the world are working hard towards creating successful tech businesses. At Microsoft we've long recognised...
  • Blog Post: TechDays Online On Demand Content is Now Available

    If you missed our UK TechDays Online event a couple of weeks ago then don’t be sad, the content is now online, on demand. You’ll need to register to view the content, but if you already registered for the event the registration engine should recognise who you are and let you. Kind of like VIP access...
  • Blog Post: Guest Post: The Visual Studio and TFS 2012 DevOps Story

    Cloud, mobile and distributed software services have made “simulating production” impossible while production and release cycles are becoming more frequent. At the same time, communication and collaboration between development and operations has become a focal point for process improvement, spawning...
  • Blog Post: Cloud + Games Apps = Opportunity Unleashed

    “Imagine a scenario in which you were able to add new levels to a platform game immediately after they have been built. Using a cloud backend makes this all possible, and when you can also track significant quantities of data to keep your game flow smooth and your players engaged, you give your title...
  • Blog Post: 8 Great Reasons to Design for Windows Phone 8

    By Gemma Yussuf, Microsoft This article focuses on the fundamentals one must consider when designing for Windows Phone 8, highlighting why this is the platform that offers designers the opportunity to create new, exciting and innovative apps. The 8 reasons below will help you understand why this platform...
  • Blog Post: Learning: Don’t lose your Second Shot

    Time is running out to take advantage of free retakes for failed Microsoft exams. Retake an exam for free before May 31 st . Sign up for Second Shot In addition pass your exam before May 31st 2013 and you can enter a prize draw for a chance to win a UK Weekend Away, £500 or £100 worth of Amazon vouchers...
  • Blog Post: Poll of the Fortnight: Developers & Education

    Share your educational background to show the bigger picture amongst Microsoft developers. Share what got you into IT and what tools today you wish there were to get the next generation of developers interested. <ahref="https://saraallison.wufoo.com/forms/m7p3x3/">FilloutmyWufooform...
  • Blog Post: Competition: Get Certified, Get Ahead & Win

    By passing an MCP exam during the months of March, April or May 2013 you will be able to enter a prize draw to win one of the fantastic prizes below. What's more, if you pass another exam in a later qualifying month you can enter again (see terms and conditions for full details). UK weekend away for...
  • Blog Post: Infographic: The State of Cloud Storage in 2013

    Infographics are always useful and this one is particularly useful if you are looking at the state of play when it comes to cloud storage and what it means for your business.  This is a great way to compare at a glance the different offerings and if you want to try out Windows Azure for free just...
  • Blog Post: Guest Post: Getting started with Windows Azure Mobile Services

    Traditionally, connecting apps on devices such as Windows Phone with data in the cloud could be a headache, with the process becoming more complicated if we wanted to make the data available to other platforms such as IOS. In the later stages of 2012 though, the Windows Azure team released a preview...
  • Blog Post: Guest Post: Orchard on Windows Azure

    Richard Garside is a freelance .NET developer working mainly with .NET MVC, Orchard and Windows 8. He recently became an award winning Windows 8 developer for his app Font Picker , but he doesn’t like to boast about it. He is also a founding and managing member of Leeds Sharp , a user group for .NET...
  • Blog Post: Event: Solving Mobile App Payments With Digital Wallet Foundry

    A day to think, a week to design – realise your idea for a wallet application in one week. With expert help on everything from coding to agile project development to business planning.  Sanity check your ideas (or conceive a new one) with help from thought leaders and industry experts. If you’re...
  • Blog Post: Events: Global Windows Azure Bootcamp Day in the UK – Registration now open

    On 27 th April, the world will see Windows Azure Bootcamps in over 55 locations. These Bootcamps are one day deep dive classes which will get you up to speed on developing for Windows Azure. The class includes a trainer with deep real world experience with Windows Azure, as well as a series of labs so...
  • Blog Post: Interview: Scirra Construct2–Rapid Application Development with Ashley Gullen

    This week we caught up with Ashley Gullen the creator of games development tool Construct 2. About Ashley: Ashley has been working on game creation tools since 2007. A graduate of Music & Sound Recording, Ashley is now Director of Scirra Ltd, developing the HTML5 game creation tool Construct 2 and...
  • Blog Post: Save the Date: TechEd Europe 2013 Registration opens 12 February

    TechEd is Microsoft’s premiere conference for IT Professionals and Enterprise Developers, offering the most comprehensive technical education across Microsoft's products, solutions, tools, and services. We are pleased to announce that registration for TechEd North America and TechEd Europe will go live...
  • Blog Post: In the hot seat: Jason Zander

    Who is Jason Zander I'm the corporate vice president for the development team of Windows Azure in the Server and Tools Business at Microsoft.  I've worked on lots of products in twenty years at Microsoft with the unifying theme of building platforms and tools for developers to do great work. ...
  • Blog Post: Kati Unplugged: Are You Helping Customers Evaluate the Cloud, or is Your Head in the Sand?

    A Blog Series for Microsoft Dynamics Partners by Kati Hvidtfeldt, US Microsoft Dynamics ERP Cloud Lead. Our last several posts have focused on the partner’s role in ensuring win-win ERP implementations by effectively guiding customers to make the right ...read more
  • Blog Post: Free courseware for professors and instructors from Microsoft

    Did you know Microsoft provides free courseware for professors and instructors? The Faculty Connection is a website that provides free courseware and resources for instructors of all levels. Here are some of the most popular recent downloads Designing ...read more
  • Blog Post: Event: Tools for Windows 8 - Tips & Tricks on Visual Studio 2012 to inspire beautiful app development

     
  • Blog Post: Promoting your app - AppSwitch

    What is AppSwitch? If somebody switches from an iPhone to a Windows Phone and can’t find their favourite apps, it won’t be long before they get fed up and switch back. AppSwitch is an app designed to help users find Windows Phone and Windows 8 app equivalents to Apple iOS and Google Android apps. The...
  • Blog Post: Get Trained and Certified on Visual Studio 2012 inc Free Microsoft Surface

    F1 Computing, a Microsoft Gold Learning Partner based in London and Bath is giving away free Microsoft Surface with Windows RT tablet with every Certification booking including Visual Studio 2012 and half price Surface RT tablet with every 2+ day Microsoft course as part of their Go Digital promotion...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio 2012 Update 1 Announced

    Visual Studio 2012 provides continuous value to customers, adding new capabilities year-round in addition to the features in the main product. These releases are aligned with the core software development trends in the market, ensuring developers and development teams always have access to the best solution...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Windows Store App Labs for app builders

    Windows Store App Labs are places where app builders can get technical help from Windows experts, and very soon will be able to access the newest Windows 8 devices and receive design guidance from designers and digital agencies. Get technical guidance from Windows 8 experts Our Windows experts are on...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Launch Event Live Stream

    A few of you have been asking where to find the live stream for the Windows 8 Launch event.  Well here it is!  Please enjoy the event and we look forward to hearing what you think of the devices and OS.  We really hope some of you will come and develop your apps for this platform.  ...
  • Blog Post: Windows Store App Labs

    Windows Store App Labs are places where app builders can get technical help from Windows experts, and very soon will be able to access the newest Windows 8 devices and receive design guidance from designers and digital agencies. Get technical guidance from Windows 8 experts Our Windows experts are on...
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