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

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

Web or native application, that is the question

To paraphrase the friend Christian Heilmann, comparing Web application, and native application is like comparing oranges, and apples. Notwithstanding, you probably had or you’ll have to ask yourself whether you’ll create a native application or a Web application for your product or game idea. I hardly think that it’s more about the pros, and the cons … Continued

Targeting multiple platforms

I hear you, it’s not always easy to create an application on many platforms. You want to build an iOS app, use Objective-C. You want to build a Windows Phone app, use C#. You want to build an Android app, use Java. It’s not an easy process, but there are tools, and ways of doing … Continued