John W. Thompson recently sat down with Microsoft's Channel 9 to share insights on his experience as a member of Microsoft's board of directors, as part of our Director Video Series. During the course of the conversation, Mr. Thompson speaks about his more than 40 years of experience working in the…
Bizarre things happen around All Hallows Eve...and Microsoft is no exception. This year we tell you the tale of an over-worked Cloud employee...and his terrifying solution. Sit back, relax and enjoy our comical tale of data gone wrong. If you liked this video- please check out years past! Test of…
As we all know, last week's build conference created some major news buzz. In the midst of all the bold headlines, here's a story you might have missed- but will definitely appreciate if you are a developer looking to earn some extra cash.
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Launching today on the Windows 8 platform is this super useful new application. 9slides gives your presentations personality and makes sharing full experiences easier than ever. Check out this clip and see how this business and application came about.
Christian Belady is the general manager of Data Center Services for Microsoft’s Global Foundation Services (GFS) group. He is responsible for driving the strategy and delivery of server and facility development worldwide, including research, engineering, construction, and operations for Microsoft’s…
Brandon Watson, Director for Windows Phone 7, is making some announcements for developers today so we stopped by his office to get the highlights. Plus, we got the
official word that on September 16th the final Windows Phone Developer Tools will be available. Here's an overview of what…
The MultiPoint Mouse SDK v1.5 has just shipped and it is changing the game- and the way we think about interacting with our computers. Here are some of the highlights:
The new SDK features several improvements as well as Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 compatibility and…
Halloween has arrived yet again and the time for scary stories and fright fests has begun. Let Microsoft haunt your dreams and please enjoy the latest addition to our Halloween Series...which may or may NOT be fictional. Happy haunting- have a spooky day! Here's some of our past terrifying short…
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The Build hackathon is underway and loads of developers are hard at work creating apps for Windows 8, Windows Azure and Windows Phone 8. I stopped by just as they kicked off and caught some of the pre-event excitement. Take a look!
In this deep dive, Sean McKenna from Windows Phone and Greg Hodgal discuss how to program for Windows Phone 7 using the accelerometer.
An accelerometer is a sensor that measures acceleration forces such as gravity or the forces caused by moving the sensor. All Windows Phones have at…