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  • Blog Post: WOWZAPP 2012: Worldwide Hackathon for Windows

    This past weekend student developers came together in more than 100 locations around the world to write apps for Windows 8. More than 17,000 students registered for the events, making it the largest simultaneous hackathon of student developers in history. Twitter and Facebook were buzzing with great...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Wednesday – Student Featured App: Papercut Free

    Bing.com shares awesome images each day and now you can see them directly from your phone with the student developed app, Papercut free. This app offers fresh new Bing backgrounds from 10 different regions all around the world with Live Tile displays. With a five star rating - be sure to check out Papercut...
  • Blog Post: Meet Student Developer, Fabian Hurnaus

    My name is Fabian Hurnaus and I am 17 years old. I attend the BBS-Rohrbach in Austria. About six months ago my teacher in Software Development invited me to visit a Wi ndows Phone Developer Conference for students. Before my visit to this Conference I was not a big fan of Windows Phone (to be honest...
  • Blog Post: Next Week: Join us for a Windows Store App Development Chat with Microsoft Developer Evangelist, Jeremy Foster

    Be sure to follow along next week on the Microsoft Student Experience Facebook page and @MS_Student Twitter handle as we share tips and tricks about Windows Store app development. Live Facebook Chat Event On Tuesday, November 6, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PDT (find your time zone here ) we will bring...
  • Blog Post: Featuring Martin Gernegross - Developer of Windows Phone App Flying Tiles

    My name is Martin. I’m one of the developers of the so called Windows Phone game FlyingTiles (see previous blog post on FlyingTiles for additional information about the app). Below, I will share the experiences that I had with Microsoft as well as the development for Windows Phone. Some information...
  • Blog Post: Meet Student Developer, Ashraf Wani

    Tell us about your experience with Windows Phone I have been a huge fan of Windows Phone. My experience with Windows Phone has been really great. Windows Phone is a fast OS that’s easy to use and full of useful features. Developing for Windows Phone has pretty much been the same story. Windows...
  • Blog Post: Meet Student Developer, Padmanaban!

    Tell us about your experience with Windows Phone. Windows Phone App Development is Awesome!!! The SDK is very simple and useful for developers and especially for student developers to develop apps easily. To be frank, I was not getting high grades in college, but I love technology and always wanted...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Wednesday – Student Developed App: Hair Studio

    This app, which was created by a student, allows you to see what you would look like with a different hair style. In Hair Studio , you take a photo of yourself and apply a hairstyle, resizing the image to make it fit. If you like the look, you can use the list of hair salons near you, another feature...
  • Blog Post: What You Need to Know: Developing Windows Store Apps with Windows 8

    Make sure you are up to date on all of the latest and greatest opportunities for students and visit the Microsoft Student site . Be a part of the app revolution and build Windows Store apps that could launch your career. You can find the resources you need to start developing Windows Store apps with...
  • Blog Post: All Things Windows Store App Development – Helpful Tips & Tricks

    If you missed the Windows Store app development themed week highlighted on the Microsoft Student Experience Facebook Page and @MS_Student Twitter handle – have no fear! Don’t forget to check out the Facebook Chat about Windows Store app development on this blog post with Microsoft Developer...
  • Blog Post: Meet Student Developer Vishnu Sankar

    Could you tell us a bit about your experience with Windows 8 and developing for Windows 8? My experience with Windows 8 has been amazing! Ever since I started using the Developer’s Preview I fell in love with it. I started developing from void and today here I’m with three successful app...
  • Blog Post: Student Developed – Windows Phone App: Untangle

    Have you tried to Untangle this game? Check out the game, Untangle , developed by a student. Your aim is to position the points so that the lines don’t cross. The points are at random, so the chance of playing the same game twice is slim. This app has nearly 100 reviews and received 3.5 out...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Wednesday – Student Featured App: iStock

    Are you interested in tracking stock market trends? Check out the student-developed app, iStock . You can customize which stocks you follow and what types of information you receive about them. iStock gives you company and stock news as well as overall financial markets news. There is an analysis chart...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Wednesday – Student Developed App: Supernova

    If you’re willing to accept a mission to the final frontier, be sure to check out student-developed app, Supernova . Supernova is a game that challenges you to safely transport your ship through unexplored space, while resisting attack. Track your health, damage level, fire rate and more as you...
  • Blog Post: 30 Days of Windows Phone App Development Tips – Week Four

    We’ve been sharing daily Windows Phone development tips all month. Check out the information below for this past week’s Windows Phone dev tips – don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @MS_Student as we wrap up the rest of the tips! Day 19 – Accessing the Microphone in a...
  • Blog Post: Introducing the Updated Getting Started Guide Including Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

    We’re excited to announce that the Getting Started Guide has been updated to include Windows Phone 8! This resource will help you build your first Windows Phone app and join this new movement in technology. You don’t have to be a professional developer to build apps, just follow these steps...
  • Blog Post: Windows Store Access for Students

    Students you have access to a Store Membership for free through our DreamSpark program! If you are thinking about developing Windows Store apps with Windows 8 – be sure to visit Microsoft’s own, Andrew Parson’s blog for the details on a great opportunity! Read the full blog post...
  • Blog Post: In Case You Missed It – 30 Days Windows Store App Development Tips

    Microsoft Student recently ran 30 Days of App Development tips that provide guidance as you build a Windows Store app in a month. All of the resources are listed below for easy reference. If you are new to app development, we recommend that you start by taking a look at the Getting Started Guide . It...
  • Blog Post: Featuring Student Developer, Shashwat Pradhan

    Q. Tell us about your experience with Windows Phone A. My experience with Windows Phone has been really great! You can make apps really quickly using the Windows Phone SDK and they look just fabulous. I am coming here from the Android platform so I have many things that I love about the Windows Phone...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Wednesday - Student Developed App: Timer

    Do you want to know how long an activity takes you? Meet Timer – the student developed app that is a simple stopwatch and timer for Windows Phone. It is highly recommended and easy to use while it shows alerts even if the app is closed. You don’t want to miss this app with over 350 reviews...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Wednesday – Student Developed App: Homework_Master

    If you are working on some math homework, this Windows Phone app, created by a student – is just what you need! Homework_Master provides assistance with your math homework by helping you through solutions. Be sure to check out the student developed app the next time you need to calculate a problem...
  • Blog Post: Meet Student Developer, Lionel Camacho

    Meet student developer Lionel Camacho from the University of Pretoria in South Africa. Lionel is part of the AppFactory, a joint program between Microsoft and the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering that aims to develop locally relevant apps on Windows 8. What inspired you to start developing...
  • Blog Post: Meet Student Developer, Raj Vardhan

    1. Tell us about your experience with Windows Phone. My experience with Windows Phone has been great. Earlier, I mostly developed desktop applications and mobile application development, which initially seemed abstruse. I found the Windows Phone SDK amazing because it gives developers a lot of freedom...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Wednesday - Student Featured App: Stop Music

    Do you love to listen to music while you fall asleep? If so, Stop Music enables you to set a timer for the music to turn off after you’ve fallen asleep. Keep in mind that this app saves a lot of battery, as the timer will only update every 5 seconds instead of every second. Everything is optimized...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Wednesday - Student Featured App: Tt Dictionary

    Tt Dictionary is an innovative app that is all about language. This student developed application contains a dictionary with over 150,000 English words and phrases and 20,000 Chinese words. With a rating of 5 out of 5 stars, be sure to check out Tt Dictionary . If you are thinking about developing...