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.
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…
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 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…
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…
Silverlight 2 June Webcast Series
Avg Rating: 0Lindsay Rutter is going to be doing a series of webcasts on Silverlight 2 in June, starting on June 16th. The topics will include learning about deep zoom, learning the WPF UI framework, learning about adaptive streaming, and more. In total, there will be 6 webcasts in all. To register for any of…
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…