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April Showers Lead to May Flowers…and an Updated Windows Store App

I don’t know about you, but I’m so excited that May is upon us… it’s about time! The winter was starting to feel like it was never going to end! But it did give us an opportunity to use those

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App Building Made Easier–Step 3

In the last few posts, hopefully I’ve been able to plant a seed in your head about training – learning new technologies and skills – as a hobby rather than trying to do it through work (unless you can, of

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Turn Your Future into a Hobby

For a large number of you, your daytime work doesn’t give you the opportunity to work with the latest and greatest technologies (some, of course, do have this privilege, but not most…). Further, usually the training courses that you go

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Technology Post Roundup–7th Edition

In Canada, we’re fortunate to have many community experts and MVPs. Throughout the month, they write about and talk about some really cool things. Many of you have told us that you’d like it to be easier to discover them

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Build Yourself a Windows 8 App Dev Lab

Through reading various discussions on the Canadian Developer Connection group on LinkedIn (have you joined the group yet?) and talking to some of you at conferences and workshops about developing (or rather, not yet developing) Windows Store apps, one pain

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Starting From Absolute Beginnings, Not Such a Bad Thing

Over the last few weeks, when things were relatively quiet around the office and in the developer community, I decided that I was going to take advantage of the “extra” time, roll up my sleeves, and finally sit down and

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What’s Up: Developer–December Edition

Here’s the news as seen on this month’s episode of D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE:   Developer Movement is back – join the Developer Movement to earn points and be rewarded for publishing Windows Store and Windows Phone apps, with bonus

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On the Next D³: LIVE & Interactive – Sharing “Awesome”

Sharing Awesome | Wednesday, December 5, 2012 | 12:00 PM ET – 1:00 PM ET Windows Phone apps don’t just simply run on Windows 8 as they are. There are ways. However, to architect your code so that you can

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What’s Up: Developer – November Edition

Here’s the news as seen on this month’s episode of D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE: Links Technology Post Roundup – 5th Edition Canadian Developer Events – One stop to get all of the developer events happening nationwide. Canadian Developer Connection Windows

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Technology Post Round Up–5th Edition

In Canada, we’re fortunate to have many community experts and MVPs. Throughout the month, they write about and talk about some really cool things. Many of you have told us that you’d like it to be easier to discover them

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