Developer

  • Stack Overflow, still a developer’s best friend

    Stack Overflow is a question and answer site for professional and enthusiast programmers. Wether you’re building websites, or writing apps, developers should know that Stack Overflow is still one of the best sources for help. Over the past few years I’ve solved many problems with help from posts from...
  • Confirmed: Ford will launch AppLink 2.0 in Australia early 2014

    This week Ford held a ‘GoFurther’ event at Fox Studios in Sydney to make some substantial announcements. One such announcement was the confirmation that AppLink 2.0 will arrive early next year when the 2014 Ford Mondeo. Earlier this year at Computex, Ford made the announcement about AppLink 2.0 but couldn’t confirm...
  • Visual Studio plans to ditch version numbers

    There’s some nice new additions coming for developers in Visual Studio 2013. Before we get to what’s news, let’s talk a little bit about Microsoft’s vision for the future releases of the product. During the ‘Visual Studio 2013, the tools for building Modern Apps’ session on Wednesday at Build,...
  • Microsoft confirms developers can build apps for Xbox One

    During the second day keynote of Microsoft’s Build conference in San Francisco, they finally dropped the news that we developers will get the ability to write for the platform. It was not done as a key part of either keynote, but the audience of thousands of developers were told,...
  • I’m off to the BUILD conference, get all the latest news here

    This week is Microsoft’s big annual developer conference BUILD. The conference this year is held in the lovely San Francisco at the famous Moscone Center. The conference will deliver lots of exciting new content around the Blue updates for Windows, Windows Phone and more. When I asked on twitter...
  • AppFest is full and this weekend

    We first covered AppFest back in November last year, but as a quick re-cap, Appfest is in Sydney and gives developers the opportunity to network and connect with peers, Microsoft Evangelists and Industry experts to make their app ideas happen. Over the two days, developers will have the time...
  • Giveaway: Win a ticket to AppFest Sydney

    This morning Microsoft announced that they had sold 40 Million Windows 8 licences since it’s launch on October 26th. That’s an awful lot of people who are wanting apps for the new platform. AppFest Sydney is Microsoft Australia’s first developer app-building event since Tech.Ed. It’s a great opportunity to...
  • Build wraps up, sessions now available

    Microsoft big developer conference for Windows 8 and now Windows Phone 8 has now wrapped up for another year. Those attendees lucky enough to fork over hundreds of dollars for a ticket to attend the event scored a few goodies including a new Surface tablet, Windows Phone 8 and...
  • Windows Phone 8 SDK now available

    This morning Microsoft finally that the Windows Phone 8 SDK is now available for developers. During the Build conference keynote, Microsoft pitched developers to start building apps for Windows Phone now. One of the biggest criticisms has been the lack of apps, but Microsoft is really trying to leverage...