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  • Blog Post: Meet Student Developer, Moalla

    Meet student developer Moalla Ilani from Lebanon. His app, Lebanese Table , helps users find recipes for all the most popular Lebanese dishes. We asked about his experience developing this and many other apps for Windows and Windows Phone, and here's what he shared with us: What inspired you...
  • Blog Post: Meet Student Developer Milind

    Could you please tell us a little bit about yourself? I am Milind Gour, a student who likes to explore on his own. I’ve completed my higher secondary studies in a boarding school. Apart from learning the lifestyles, I learned to code in the school. I was (and still am) genuinely interested in...
  • 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 Thomas

    Meet student developer Thomas Tsopanakis. His app Countdown for Windows Phone has reached the #2 spot of top paid apps on USA, UK and many other countries. We asked about his experience developing apps for Windows Phone, here's what he told us: What inspired you to start developing ? I’m...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Wednesday – Student Developed App: Crazy Miner

    Take a look at student developed app Crazy Miner . It’s a game of searching for gold and other treasure. You cast out your hook and reel it in to capture enough treasure to move to the next level. It has been recently updated. Check it out and get inspired to develop your own app. If you...
  • Blog Post: Meet Student Developer Ashwin

    What inspired you to start developing? What age were you when you started? I was always fascinated by computers. Unfortunately I couldn’t have one until I was in college. The thing about computer that amazes me a lot is its limitless possibilities. You can do a lot in a computer, you can make...
  • 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: Meet Student Developer Pujith

    How did you get into the MSP program? Well that’s quite a story. I was the kind of kid who never believed in miracles but now I do. When I dig into the memories of the selection procedure it feels nothing less than a miracle, as if entire universe was conspiring to make me an MSP. It all started...
  • Blog Post: Meet Student Developer Niwin

    What inspired you to start developing? Ever since I started to learn coding at age 13, I have been passionate about software development. When I started college, the world was moving towards mobile computing. The power of smartphones has become unimaginable. I developed an interest towards mobile...
  • Blog Post: Meet Microsoft Developer Quinn Damerell

    Quinn Damerell is former Windows Phone intern who is now a software development engineer for Microsoft. He is also the developer of the popular Windows Phone app, Baconit . Learn more about Quinn's apps in his previous guest blog post about developing for Windows Phone . We asked Quinn to share a bit...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Wednesday – Student Featured App: Calvin & Hobbes Tile

    Need a laugh? By signing up for this free app, you will receive Calvin & Hobbes daily on your Windows Phone home screen live tile. The Calvin & Hobbes Tile app that was created by a student, has awesome illustrations and comics that will put a smile on your face. If you are interested in developing...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 App Development Twitter Chat Preview

    Join us for a Windows 8 app development Twitter chat on Wednesday, March 27 with Microsoft Tech and Developer Evangelists Andrew Parsons, Dion Hutchings and Kiran Balijepalli. They will be taking all your questions about developing for Windows 8 and share some advice from their experience. Don't miss...
  • Blog Post: Meet Student Developer Aleksei

    Meet student developer Aleksei. His award winning app, City Transport , currently supports over 50 cities in Australia, United States, Canada, New Zealand, and Europe. How did you become interested in developing mobile apps? Compared to most of developers who spent a time with computers since the...
  • Blog Post: Meet Student Developer, Luan Quoc Tran!

    My name is Luan Quoc Tran. I’m a Vietnamese student at Michigan State University. I have developed Windows Phone apps for a few months. That’s not a long time, but I hope my experiences are helpful and inspire fellow students. What inspired you to start developing? What age were you when...
  • Blog Post: In Case You Missed It – Windows 8 App Development Chat with Microsoft Developer & Tech Evangelists

    Yesterday, we hosted a chat on Twitter featuring Windows 8 developer evangelists Andrew Parsons and Dion Hutchings along with Windows Phone tech evangelist Kiran Balijepalli . Thanks for participating and asking questions about developing Windows Store apps with Windows 8. Be sure to go through the conversation...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Wednesday – Student Developed App: Back Issue Tracker

    If you’re a comic book enthusiast who is always working to expand your collection take a look at student-developed Back Issue Tracker . This app has you enter a small amount of information about a series then helps you track your progress in acquiring editions. You can also make notes in the app...
  • Blog Post: In Case You Missed It – Windows Store App Development Chat with Microsoft’s Jeremy Foster

    Yesterday, we had a live chat on our Facebook page ( Microsoft Student Experience ) with Microsoft Developer Evangelist, Jeremy Foster. Thanks for participating and asking questions about developing Windows Store apps with Windows 8. Be sure to go through the conversation that we have recapped below...
  • Blog Post: Featuring Student Developer, Matt Olson

    My experience with the Windows Phone Platform From the moment I picked up a new Windows Phone (the Nokia Lumia 800) I’ve been in love with it. I actually got mine for free from Microsoft after I had expressed interest in getting a free Windows Phone by becoming a Windows Phone developer from...
  • Blog Post: Meet Student Developer, Aditya Kumar

    Tell us a little about your experience with Windows Phone. Building apps for Windows Phone is fun. The SDK makes it simple for the developers, especially the student developers; its powerful and easy interface makes it the best among others. Tell us about the apps that you have built. ...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Dev Twitter Chat Preview: Meet Andrew, Dion & Kiran

    With Wednesday’s Windows 8 App Development Twitter Chat quickly approaching we wanted to take the time to introduce you to our hosts. We’re excited to welcome Windows 8 developer evangelists Andrew Parsons and Dion Hutchings along with Windows Phone tech evangelist Kiran Balijepalli. We asked...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 – Tips & Resources

    This week we shared resources and tips for developing Windows 8 apps. Here is a collection of the resources and links we shared to help you build your developer skills. We hosted a Twitter chat with Microsoft Developer and Tech Evangelists, shared advice from a student developer and more. We’ve...
  • 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...