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Sela Canada helps improve maternal outcomes for pregnant women without a fixed address

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Sela Canada took home the 2014 Microsoft Humanitarian Response Citizenship Award for their work with the My Baby and Me Passport, a tool to improve maternal and child health outcomes for young, pregnant homeless and marginally housed women. “We are deeply honored

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Windows Phone App Development With Cordova

Introduction My interests are in desktop, mobile and web apps. I’ve released Android apps (here) and Windows Phone apps (here). My Windows Phone apps are actually web apps built with HTML5 game frameworks, etc. The goal of this tutorial is

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


Hi! This is Andrei Marukovich from LunarFrog.com, 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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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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Building apps for Healthcare


I hope everyone had a great weekend. It was such an exceptional one for me that I just had to share — Hacking Health Toronto 2013. The event was packed with nearly 30 teams of clinicians, patients, designers, developers and

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Comment implémenter la gestuelle tactile sous Windows Phone – Cas de Movember Me

Movember Me for Windows Phone

Cet article démontre comment détecter et utiliser la gestuelle tactile (touch gesture en anglais) dans une application Windows Phone. Si vous utilisez l’application Movember Me, vous avez surement remarqué que le jeu consiste à prendre une photo à partir de

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