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Azure User Group meeting in Montreal

  If you are an ASP.NET dev and still wondering about Azure , the cloud offering from Microsoft, this is a presentation you don’t want to miss!!   “Top Azure features every ASP.NET developer should know about” This meeting will be presented...
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BUILD 2014 day 2 Keynote recap

Notable announcements of day 2 44 new announcements for Azure… enough said!! Check out Scott Guthrie’s blog for a series of detailed blog posts on Azure: http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/ General availability of Visual Studio Online: www.visualstudio.com...

BUILD 2014 day 1 Keynote recap

Notable announcements of day 1 Windows 8.1 update is available today via MSDN, and on April 8th via Windows Update for all Visual Studio 2013 update 2 RC released, get it at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=42307 Windows Phone 8...

Windows Phone 8 Development Succinctly: free ebook for developers

Matteo Pagani has written a 243 pages ebook on Windows Phone 8 , that covers most of the important concepts, from the basic ones (like XAML, application lifecycle, etc.) to the most advanced ones (like background tasks, geolocalization and speech APIs...

Microsoft Virtual Academy Online Learning

If you haven’t look at it yet, the Microsoft Virtual Academy is starting to have some great learning resources. Here is a list of interesting courses I plan to watch in the next weeks: What's New in Visual Studio 2013 Jump Start Advanced Windows Store...

Montreal .NET Community UX Meeting

Here is a particularly interesting meeting coming to the Montreal .NET Community : Don't Design Like a Programmer http://www.meetup.com/dotnetmontreal/events/140035662/ This will be in January 27th , register fast! “In this 2 hour session Everett McKay...
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WP8 Nokia Create Master winners

    Happy to announce that I finished runner up in the Nokia Create worldwide competition! I submitted my apps in the Cross-8 Master Mission : “Windows Phone 8 / Windows 8 companion apps that provide consumers with a seamless experience across...
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Code Kwondo: Challenge #1

If not already done, register for the Developer Movement 2014 aka Code Kwondo . Good news the first challenge has started!   “Publish as many qualifying Windows 8 apps as you can from December 15th until January 30th.” Now what about taking advantage...

Canadian Developer Movement 2014

If you are a Canadian Developer interested in Windows 8 and Windows Phone Store apps , you should know that the Developer Movement is back in 2014! This year the goal is to follow the Code Sensei , earn your belts and master the art of coding... Code...

70-484 exam: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps using C#

Just got this one! Here is a little tip for you: While studying a new exam the first thing to do is to consult the “Skills Measured” section of the official page of Microsoft Learning website: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/Exam.aspx?ID=70-484...
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