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Spotlight on Microsoft Research: Ready For Time Travel - ChronoZoom Transports Students and Teachers through History
Posted by Jose Miguel Parrella Microsoft Interoperability Strategy ChronoZoom , the award-winning open source cross-platform timeline that captures the “history of everything,” continues to make waves in the education space. This time, Microsoft Research’s Donald Brinkman has teamed...
17 Dec 2013
Atari, Internet Explorer, and HTML5 Bring Back the Classics
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations In celebration of the 40th anniversary of its first arcade games – classics like Pong, Asteroids, and Missile Command – Atari partnered with Internet Explorer and Grant Skinner to create the new Atari Arcade that...
31 Aug 2012
Windows 8 AppFest in India Sets Guinness World Record
Posted by Mandar Naik Director, Platform Strategy 8 miles of cables. 540 bean bags. 15,000 cans of soda. These are just a few of the amenities required to set a world record for the largest application development marathon in one location. The Windows 8 AppFest set the Guinness World Record in...
24 Sep 2012
Taking Contre Jour to the Web with HTML5, Clarity Consulting and Internet Explorer
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Since 2011, the puzzle-focused game, Contre Jour, has captured the hearts and minds of mobile gamers worldwide with its ability to blend impressive, leading-edge 2D graphics with physics-based, multipoint controls. Created by...
31 Oct 2012
Now Available! Deliver Streaming Video and More across Platforms with Windows Azure Media Services
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Windows Azure Media Services is now generally available for customers looking for a platform to create, manage, and distribute media in the cloud. With this new service, businesses can now quickly build a media distribution solution...
23 Jan 2013
Windows Azure Mobile Services Adds HTML5 Support
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations If you haven’t heard about the updates to Windows Azure Mobile Services , Microsoft recently announced the addition of support for HTML5 applications, giving companies more options to easily create engaging mobile apps...
5 Apr 2013
Publish Open Source Apps and Cloud-Based Sites with WebMatrix V2
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager – Worldwide Marketing and Operations WebMatrix V2 was released to web earlier this month, including support for popular open source apps and the ability to publish your site to the Cloud using Windows Azure Web Sites . WebMatrix is a free and open web...
28 Sep 2012
Internet Explorer Teams Up with The Hunger Games and Lionsgate for a Revolutionary Web Experience
Posted by Jose Miguel Parrella Microsoft Interoperability Strategy If you can’t get enough of The Hunger Games or simply wonder about the recording-breaking buzz this past weekend, check out The Hunger Games Explorer – the go-to destination and online hub for all the latest on the blockbuster...
27 Nov 2013
Connecting the Web across a World of Devices
Posted by Amy Green Director, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Earlier this month, the Internet Explorer team introduced the concept of Companion Web – a world where web experiences move seamlessly across the multiple screens around us, including our tablets, phones, computers, and televisions...
29 Jul 2013
WebMatrix 3 Now Available: Publish Cloud-Based Web Sites and Open Source Apps
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations This week the Windows Azure team released WebMatrix 3 , the current version of the popular free web development tool, which includes support for popular open source apps and the ability to publish your site to the Cloud using...
3 May 2013
Windows 8 AppFest in India Sets Sights on World Record
Posted by Mandar Naik Director, Platform Strategy With one of the world’s largest developer populations, India has always been a strong driver of the global software industry and Indian developers have helped shape software trends across the world. Today, one of those fastest-growing areas is...
14 Sep 2012
Navigate the Open Web with Web Platform Docs: Available Today
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager – Worldwide Marketing and Operations In the past, developers using HTML5, CSS and other open web technologies have consulted multiple sites for guidance on how to effectively use these technologies across the world of browsers, operating systems, and devices...
8 Oct 2012
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