Rewards for Learning and Development? DVLUP!
Avg Rating: 4.75(3)What if I were to tell you there was a Microsoft program that not only helped you learn to develop, that encouraged you to learn, provided achievements and learning challenges but also provided rewards, real world awards to buy real world things? DVLUP! DVLUP helps developers succeed Have fun. Earn…
Break into Code - Become a Technology Creator
Avg Rating: 3(3)You all know how much I like the idea of kid coders, that we can teach the next generations that they are not slaves to their PC's, that they can have control, via code. With this event, they not only learn, share but can win cash too! Become a Technology Creator You know those games and apps you…
The Open Sourcing of TouchDevelop
Avg Rating: 4(1)I've highlighted TouchDevelop just a few times... TouchDevelop to ArduinoTouchDevelop v3 - WinPhone 8, Speech, NFC, Tiles and much more...Reach out and touch the net with TouchDevelop and MaKey MaKeyDevelop for Windows Phone, with Windows Phone... TouchDevelopGetting in touch with TouchDevelop…
Scratch, the tool to help you grow your young geek
Avg Rating: 4.5(4)Is summer over yet? You haven't banished your kids to a tent in the backyard have you (yet)? Still looking for a way to keep them busy, a means to help grow your young geek? Well my friends, I'm here to help! Today's post is a project from MIT and while it's not really a "Microsoft" sphere…
Hour of Code with Kodu and TouchDevelopDec 05, 2013 at 8:38 PM 2 Mark DeFalco
Avg Rating: 5(4)This year, we're excited to be participating in Hour of Code by code.org. Hour of Code is happening as part of Computer Science Education Week, December 9 - 15. Two of the technologies we're suggesting for this event is Kodu Game Lab and Touch Develop.
Using the HTML5 Platformer Game Kit for Windows 8Jun 24, 2013 at 5:00 AM 1 Michael MacDonald
Avg Rating: 0This video is a walkthrough of the HTML5 platformer game kit for Windows 8. The goal of the video is to get you familer with the kit and act as a starting point for you own project. It covers topics from first steps, including acquiring the software needed to more advanced topics like importing…
Getting sharp with F#
Avg Rating: 5(2)First a tease... Try F# demonstrates the power of F# to solve real-world analytical programming and information-rich problems by providing a web experience to help you learn the F# language, create programs, and share information—quickly and easily. You all know how much I like "learning…
TWC9: Windows 8, VS 2012 Downloads, source for .NET 4.5, git-tf and Kahn!!!
Avg Rating: 5(1)This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including [0:24] Windows 8 RTM is available for developers (Ian LeGrow) [1:16] Windows 8 Developer Camp - Redmond, Introducing the Windows 8 platform [2:22] Migrating your Release Preview app to Windows 8 [3:27] Visual…
Using Games To Teach: G4LI Unveiled
Avg Rating: 0Microsoft is teaming up with a handful of universities to study if and how computer games can be useful in education for teaching students math, science, and technology. The research project has Microsoft working with NYU as well as City University of New York, Columbia University, Dartmouth…
Avg Rating: 0Here's a much more fun way to learn geography than just staring at a map - a game called Statetris lets you learn geography by playing an online game, similar to Tetris, where states or countries are the blocks which you must move or rotate to fit them into the correct locations. The Tetris board…