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Join the Internet of Things community. Follow 5 top influencers
Join the Internet of Things community. Follow 5 top...
Join the Internet of Things community. Follow 5 top influencers

Join a new Internet of Things community and meet up with likeminded folks interested in connected devices and the incredible possibilities. Also, get started by following five IoT influencers through social media.

Join a new Internet of Things community and meet up with likeminded folks interested in connected devices and the incredible possibilities. Also, get started by following five IoT influencers through social media.

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How to improve your free-to-play game
How to improve your free-to-play game
How to improve your free-to-play game

At some stage you realise that while your gameplay is brilliant (and that is most important), you need to make sure it performs well. To do that, you may need some quick and easy improvements to your game.

At some stage you realise that while your gameplay is brilliant (and that is most important), you need to make sure it performs well. To do that, you may need some quick and easy improvements to your game.

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How Shaping Cloud developed an Office Task Pane app
How Shaping Cloud developed an Office Task Pane app
How Shaping Cloud developed an Office Task Pane app

Richard Brown from Shaping Cloud talks about producing a Task Pane App for Office for Collins, along with some examples and reasons why you should also give it a go.

Richard Brown from Shaping Cloud talks about producing a Task Pane App for Office for Collins, along with some examples and reasons why you should also give it a go.

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A software developer's guide to clean code
A software developer's guide to clean code
A software developer's guide to clean code

Writing clean, concise code is a lot harder than it sounds. It requires experience and a good understanding of how code hangs together. The larger the system, the bigger the challenge.

Writing clean, concise code is a lot harder than it sounds. It requires experience and a good understanding of how code hangs together. The larger the system, the bigger the challenge.

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Web Devs! A free Web Platform Day in sunny Brighton
Web Devs! A free Web Platform Day in sunny Brighton
Web Devs! A free Web Platform Day in sunny Brighton

Get all you need to know about Microsoft Edge, ASP.NET, Visual Studio 2015 and Azure from technical experts in a face-to-face event. A full web development day from a Microsoft perspective.

Get all you need to know about Microsoft Edge, ASP.NET, Visual Studio 2015 and Azure from technical experts in a face-to-face event. A full web development day from a Microsoft perspective.

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How students across the world are breaking into code
How students across the world are breaking into code
How students across the world are breaking into code

It’s important that students are getting access to coding courses, and fortunately there are many opportunities in the UK for people of all ages to give it a go. It’s never too late to try your hand at programming.

It’s important that students are getting access to coding courses, and fortunately there are many opportunities in the UK for people of all ages to give it a go. It’s never too late to try your hand at programming.

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nUnit and Jasmine.JS unit tests in TFS/VSO vNext build
nUnit and Jasmine.JS unit tests in TFS/VSO vNext build
nUnit and Jasmine.JS unit tests in TFS/VSO vNext build

The next generation of the Microsoft Build automation system VNext is available. It makes running unit tests much more straightforward.

The next generation of the Microsoft Build automation system VNext is available. It makes running unit tests much more straightforward.

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Windows 10 and the ‘HoloLens Academy’ – a game dev view
Windows 10 and the ‘HoloLens Academy’ – a game dev view
Windows 10 and the ‘HoloLens Academy’ – a game dev view

Adam Boyne is Microsoft’s Student Partner of the Year 2015, and was able to visit the US for the Imagine Cup Global Finals. A games developer, he took the chance to take the HoloLens for a spin. Here’s what he thought,...

Adam Boyne is Microsoft’s Student Partner of the Year 2015, and was able to visit the US for the Imagine Cup Global Finals. A games developer, he took the chance to take the HoloLens for a spin. Here’s what he thought, and what it means for Windows 10.

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The Imagine Cup – a developer springboard for students
The Imagine Cup – a developer springboard for students
The Imagine Cup – a developer springboard for students

Why the Imagine Cup is encouraging students around the world to get serious over development.

Why the Imagine Cup is encouraging students around the world to get serious over development.

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10 reasons for you to become a Windows 10 developer
10 reasons for you to become a Windows 10 developer
10 reasons for you to become a Windows 10 developer

If you’re a developer, you might be interested to know that the Windows 10 SDK is out, meaning you can start building apps for the platform. We give you a few more reasons to work with Microsoft tools.

If you’re a developer, you might be interested to know that the Windows 10 SDK is out, meaning you can start building apps for the platform. We give you a few more reasons to work with Microsoft tools.

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Designing with adaptive triggers for Windows 10
Designing with adaptive triggers for Windows 10
Designing with adaptive triggers for Windows 10

With the new simpler approach to creating Universal Apps, we have to create UIs that work on all devices irrespective of screen real estate. There are a number of new facilities that make this easier than you think.

With the new simpler approach to creating Universal Apps, we have to create UIs that work on all devices irrespective of screen real estate. There are a number of new facilities that make this easier than you think.

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From concept to prototype: how to improve your game
From concept to prototype: how to improve your game
From concept to prototype: how to improve your game

It’s something you’ve probably experienced before, having a brilliant game idea pop into your head; a rush of inspiration and enthusiasm for a new project. The question is: how do you get from here to a realised product?

It’s something you’ve probably experienced before, having a brilliant game idea pop into your head; a rush of inspiration and enthusiasm for a new project. The question is: how do you get from here to a realised product?

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Moving a WordPress site to a free student Azure web app
Moving a WordPress site to a free student Azure web app
Moving a WordPress site to a free student Azure web app

It has never been easier to set up your own website, and with the help of free Azure services for students you can be up and running in a few minutes.

It has never been easier to set up your own website, and with the help of free Azure services for students you can be up and running in a few minutes.

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Windows 10 for developers – an independent view
Windows 10 for developers – an independent view
Windows 10 for developers – an independent view

Windows 10 is now widely available – here’s a viewpoint on the release from an independent, non-Microsoft developer.

Windows 10 is now widely available – here’s a viewpoint on the release from an independent, non-Microsoft developer.

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Simple Async Await Example for Asynchronous Programming
Simple Async Await Example for Asynchronous Programming
Simple Async Await Example for Asynchronous Programming

Writing multi-threaded or asynchronous code has traditionally been very hard to get right, but it’s something that is needed to help keep our applications responsive and to avoid performance bottlenecks.

Writing multi-threaded or asynchronous code has traditionally been very hard to get right, but it’s something that is needed to help keep our applications responsive and to avoid performance bottlenecks.

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Upcoming events
Upcoming events
Upcoming events

Another month, another extensive list of events you could be going to! Be sure to give the list the once over, and don't be too afraid of those prices! Some venues will offer reduced prices if you enquire, and even if...

Another month, another extensive list of events you could be going to! Be sure to give the list the once over, and don't be too afraid of those prices! Some venues will offer reduced prices if you enquire, and even if you can't attend the day in person, keep your eyes peeled for the content that comes from them afterwards.

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From Hindsight to Insight to Foresight in Cloud Gaming
From Hindsight to Insight to Foresight in Cloud Gaming
From Hindsight to Insight to Foresight in Cloud Gaming

Many games companies don’t realise the power of metrics, yet the most successful ones call themselves analytics companies. The games analytics mantra starts with the three Rs – Reach, Retention and Revenue.

Many games companies don’t realise the power of metrics, yet the most successful ones call themselves analytics companies. The games analytics mantra starts with the three Rs – Reach, Retention and Revenue.

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The Self-Employed Placement Year
The Self-Employed Placement Year
The Self-Employed Placement Year

The self-employed placement year is a fantastic experience, though also a turbulent one. The better prepared you are, the better time you will have.

The self-employed placement year is a fantastic experience, though also a turbulent one. The better prepared you are, the better time you will have.

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Windows 10 is now available!
Windows 10 is now available!
Windows 10 is now available!

Windows 10 is now available! For 190 countries, Windows 10 will be pre-installed on new PCs and laptops, available as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8 users, and available for sale separately.

Windows 10 is now available! For 190 countries, Windows 10 will be pre-installed on new PCs and laptops, available as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8 users, and available for sale separately.

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Five reasons for developers to go cross-platform with Visual Studio 2015
Five reasons for developers to go cross-platform with...
Five reasons for developers to go cross-platform with Visual Studio 2015

An eagerly awaited and exciting release, Visual Studio 2015 has all the tools you need to become an effective and efficient multi-platform developer.

An eagerly awaited and exciting release, Visual Studio 2015 has all the tools you need to become an effective and efficient multi-platform developer.

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5 ways to make your website rock on Microsoft Edge
5 ways to make your website rock on Microsoft Edge
5 ways to make your website rock on Microsoft Edge

Since upgrades from Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 will be free for most, there will be a huge influx of Edge users hitting UK sites on July 29th. That in mind, here are five ways in which you can make sure your site rock on Edge.

Since upgrades from Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 will be free for most, there will be a huge influx of Edge users hitting UK sites on July 29th. That in mind, here are five ways in which you can make sure your site rock on Edge.

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