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And the MWNW Icon Design contest winner goes to…

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Since the re-launch in October 2013, Make Web Not War has truly grown into a diverse community of developers, designers, and technologists. All across Canada, tech enthusiasts are bringing their best ideas to the table and coming together to build

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Posted in Cloud, Community Rock Stars, Contest, Featured, Miscellaneous, Open Data

Open Data: my journey from a test app to the City of Ottawa app contest


Hi! This is Andrei Marukovich from, a mobile application developer and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional. First time I came across the Open Data when looked for a kindergarten in my neighborhood. As it turned out, the City of Toronto

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Posted in Community Rock Stars, Featured, Open Data

Swimming in Open Data and Montreal


At Make Web Not War, we love to spotlight great local developers and apps, particularly when it comes from the open data community. The following is an interview completed with Laurent Duveau from Montreal on his app “Swim in Montreal”.

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Posted in Community Rock Stars, Featured, Open Data

Building a Location-based App Using the Finder Template

The Windows 8 Finder Template is a template developed to allow developers to quickly and easily create a location based type application for the Windows 8 store. It allows a developer to easily pull existing point of interest data into

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Posted in Community Rock Stars

MobileStartupsTO features: Designing & Developing for Windows 8

    Article written by Kevin Yu, marketing intern at People & Code. On May 8, 2013, People & Code hosted their MobileStartupsTO Special Feature: Designing & Developing for Windows 8. Presenters Ashley Arbour (Interactive Designer) and Mukul Seth (Interactive

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Lost Keys HD for Windows 8, a game about demons, and magic


At Make Web Not War we like to promote applications or games the people in communities are doing around our platforms. We did an interview with Rob Targosz, who build a Windows 8 game around magic, and demons. As far

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