Sep
19
2013

Gaming Engines for Windows 8

imageI am thrilled to announce the availability of a new course at the Microsoft Virtual Academy for on-demand viewing – Gaming Engines for Windows 8! This course takes you through every aspect of developing games for Windows 8, from audience definition through product monetization. Discover the gaming engines that’ll ease the process, such as Construct2 by Scirra, GameMaker by YoYo Games, and Unity. The course is appropriate for beginning game developers and includes demos and lots of tips to help you make your venture a success.

[View course at Microsoft Virtual Academy]

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    Copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
    The code provided in this post is licensed under the Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL).
    Copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
    The code provided in this post is licensed under the Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL).
Apr
1
2013

How Did Kevin Ashley Make $100K?

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Michael Palermo welcomes Kevin Ashley to the show as they discuss how Kevin has made over $100k on his Windows 8 apps. Tune in as they discuss some tips and tricks for how you can improve your app revenue like how to properly price your app and various monetization options that are available to you such as in-app purchase, pay-per download and advertising.

Check out the first article! | Download “Card Games Chest”
[1:38] How much have you made so far?
[5:21] Did Microsoft pay you to do this?
[6:35] What contributed to your success?
[8:31] Any tips for improving app revenue?
[14:33] DEMO: Monetizing apps
[18:43] Unfair advantage from Microsoft?
[21:45] What do you think makes a great app?
[28:01] (The tough questions come out!)

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Dec
11
2012

Microsoft DevRadio: Media Capture

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Abstract: win8genapp30
Michael Palermo and Jeremy Foster are back again to demonstrate how to use media capture via codeSHOW.

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Dec
4
2012

Microsoft DevRadio: Promises

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Abstract: win8genapp30
Michael Palermo and Jeremy Foster discuss the role of promises and demonstrate via codeSHOW.

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Dec
3
2012

Microsoft DevRadio: Storage

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Abstract: win8genapp30
In this episode, Michael Palermo welcomes fellow evangelist Jeremy Foster to the show to discuss storage options for Windows Store apps. Check out codeSHOW featured in this episode!

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Nov
19
2012

Microsoft DevRadio: Adding an App Bar

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Abstract: win8genapp30
In this episode, Michael Palermo shows how easy it is to add an application bar to your app!

Next Steps:
Step #1 – Download Windows 8 and Windows 8 SDK
Step #2 – Download Visual Studio Express for Windows 8
Step #3 – Start building your own Apps for Windows 8

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Developing for Windows 8 in 1/2 the time!

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Oct
30
2012

Microsoft DevRadio: CSS3 Animations

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Abstract: win8genapp30
Michael Palermo is back for an episode and shows us how to implement CSS3 animations into Windows Store apps!

Next Steps:
Step #1 – Download Windows 8 and Windows 8 SDK
Step #2 – Download Visual Studio Express for Windows 8
Step #3 – Start building your own Apps for Windows 8

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If you're interested in learning more about the products or solutions discussed in this episode, click on any of the below links for free, in-depth information:

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Developing for Windows 8 in 1/2 the time!

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Oct
22
2012

Microsoft DevRadio: Using Event Handlers

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Abstract: win8genapp30
In today's episode, Michael Palermo shows how easy it is to attach event handlers in JavaScript. Watch this short demo to see the various techniques to do it!

Next Steps:
Step #1 – Download Windows 8 and Windows 8 SDK
Step #2 – Download Visual Studio Express for Windows 8
Step #3 – Start building your own Apps for Windows 8

Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes, Zune, or RSS

If you're interested in learning more about the products or solutions discussed in this episode, click on any of the below links for free, in-depth information:

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Developing for Windows 8 in 1/2 the time!

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