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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: Getting Started Guide for Windows Phone Development

    We get a lot of questions on Facebook & Twitter from our student followers asking us about Windows Phone app development and how to get started. We’ve put together a Getting Started Guide which includes links & information to help you on your way to developing your first app. Check out...
  • Blog Post: Design Style Programming With XAML & Blend: On Tools and Software

    Today's post is written by Kiran Balijepalli, a Microsoft Technical Evangelist for Windows Phone. He has more than 16 years of global technology leadership experience in desktop, web, cloud and mobile pl atforms. You can find all of Kiran's Microsoft Student blogs here , and he can be found on Twitter...
  • 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: 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 Quinn Damerell. From developing for Windows Phone to being hired at Microsoft, Quinn tells all!

    Tell us a little about your experience with Windows Phone. My experience with Windows Phone has been amazing! Coming from Android, there are so many things I love about the Windows Phone SDK and programming environment. My favorite part is that the SDK makes it really easy to do everything you want to...
  • 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 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: 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: MVVM Walk Through for Windows Phone

    Today's post is written by Kiran Balijepalli, a Microsoft Technical Evangelist for Windows Phone. He has more than 16 years of global technology leadership experience in desktop, web, cloud and mobile pl atforms. You can find all of Kiran's Microsoft Student blogs here , and he can be found on Twitter...
  • 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...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Wednesday: Developed by a Student – ToDo Free Keeps You Organized

    Over the past few months, we’ve been featuring Windows Phone apps developed by students. Today, we’re pleased to highlight ToDo Free , a simple “to do” list application for Windows Phone. The app is highly rated – receiving 4.5 out of 5 stars on average. Here are a...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Wednesday – Student Featured App: Digital Signature

    Digital Signature was developed by a student and with a 4 out of 5 star rating – you don’t want to miss this. You don’t need a pen, paper or scanner because this app lets you sign your name on your Windows Phone. Digital Signature enables you to change your pen color and size, save...
  • Blog Post: Conceptualizing and Planning Your App

    Today's post is written by Kiran Balijepalli, a Microsoft Technical Evangelist for Windows Phone. He has more than 16 years of global technology leadership experience in desktop, web, cloud and mobile platforms. You can find all of Kiran's Microsoft Student blogs here , and he can be found on Twitter...
  • 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: Learning to Build Windows Phone Apps Step by Step

    This week we’re happy to welcome Kiran Balijepalli, a Microsoft Technical Evangelist, as a contributor to the Microsoft Student TechNet blog. Kiran is a passionate technology professional who comes with more than 16 years of global technology leadership experience in desktop, web, cloud and mobile...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Wednesday - Student Featured App: Astronomy Hub

    If you love the solar system, check out the student developed app, Astronomy Hub . This app has everything you need to learn about astronomy from scientific articles to beautiful shots of the solar system every day. With more than 5,000 articles written by professional astronomers, you can learn all...
  • 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: 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: Meet Peter Zieske, a Student Developer ready to share how he got started in Windows Phone

    Tell us about your experience with Windows Phone. Ever since I got my original Samsung Focus, I’ve been a huge fanboy of Windows Phone and its surrounding ecosystem. Windows Phone is a fast OS that’s easy-to-use and full of useful features. Developing for Windows Phone has pretty much...
  • Blog Post: Part One Design Style Programming & XAML in Windows Phone 1

    On Monday and Wednesday this week, I walked through a step by step guide to getting started developing Windows Phone apps and conceptualizing and planning your apps . Now that you have set up the environment, let’s start building an app with the tools. One way to develop great looking Windows Phone...
  • Blog Post: Student Developed – Windows Phone App: ColorFinder

    ColorFinder helps enhance your artistic eye. You can point your phone at any object and your phone will detect the color. With this app, you can copy colors and save them for reference later, as ColorFinder provides the RGB color and HEX color. Whether you are decorating your home, creating a nice PowerPoint...
  • 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...