The 3rd developer movement challenge & the developer movement extension

If you follow us on Twitter or on Facebook, you probably already hear about the new challenge, and the developer movement extension, but we thought it would be good to do a blog post. Firstly, let’s start with the Developer Movement program extension: you now have until June 15th to participate, and get some points! … Continued

Microsoft lounge at Notman House

At Microsoft Canada, we like startups. We want to help them be successful so we targeted three startups spaces where we would be able to set a lounge, and have a Microsoft presence. We already set up a space at MaRS in Toronto, Launch Academy in Vancouver, and now, Notman House in Montreal. Talk to … Continued

Build a Windows 8 application for your WordPress site – limited offer

A couple of weeks ago, we announced MetroPress, a Windows 8 template to create an HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript application related to self-hosted WordPress site that our friends at IdeaNotion created. I have much good news for you about this! MetroPress v2 – Now IdeaPress The guys at IdeaNotion worked hard to deliver a second … Continued

Ottawa Open Data App Contest: 38 000$ in prizes

You are not in Ottawa? WAIT, stay with me for a minute! For the second year, the city of Ottawa is doing a contest for app builder around Open Data! This year, I’m happy to let you know that they open up the contest to all Canadian, so whenever you are, you can participate. Apps4Ottawa … Continued

Register for the Toronto communities workshop on April 6th

On April 6th, Make Web Not War is planning their second Windows 8 workshop alongside some of your favorite Toronto user groups: DevTO, HTML5 Toronto, and JavaScript Toronto. This one will focus on highlighting applications and games built using javascript and web technologies.   There will be a couple of excellent speakers coming in from … Continued