Dr. Doris Chen's Blog

Dr. Doris Chen is a Developer Evangelist at Microsoft for the Western region of the United States. http://twitter.com/doristchen

Present at OSCON on Practical Performance Tips to Make Your Cross Platform Mobile Apps Faster

OSCON 2016 is taking place in Austin, TX this year with over 4500 people attended. The weather is...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 05/19/2016

Building Web Sites that Work Everywhere

I have presented on multiple conferences on Building Web Sites that Work Everywhere. Many of you...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 10/23/2015

Upcoming Silicon Valley Code Camp 2015

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Author: Doris Chen Date: 10/01/2015

My Presentation at AngularU Conference: Angular: Go Mobile!

I had the honor to present the keynote and sessions at the AngularU Conference in San Francisco this...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 06/25/2015

Free Course (Video Available): Practical Performance Tips to Make Your HTML/JavaScript Faster

      Course Description: Want to maximize the performance of your modern websites...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 05/29/2015

Free Course: Practical Performance Tips to Make Your HTML/JavaScript Faster

Date: February 25, 2015 Time: 9am‒5pm PST Where: Live, online virtual classroom Cost: Free!...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 02/16/2015

I presented “Latest Trends in Web Development” at She’s Geeky Conference last...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 02/07/2015

Angular or Backbone: Go Mobile!

I have presented several times at different conference and community events. Like to share the...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 11/18/2014

Q & A on Visual Studio Community 2013 and 2015 Preview

You must have tons of questions on the newly announced Visual Studio Community 2013, Visual Studio...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 11/12/2014

Microsoft takes .NET open source and cross-platform

Key Announcements  Today, Microsoft is taking the next big step for the Microsoft developer...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 11/12/2014

Get Started with Windows 10

  Today Microsoft announced the Windows Insider Program, which allows members to download the...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 10/01/2014

WinJS 3.0 is Here: Cross-browser| Cross-platform

The Windows Library for JavaScript (WinJS) project is pleased to announce the general availability...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 09/17/2014

New Dev Center Lifetime Registration And Benefits Program

Starting today, Windows Dev Center requires only a one-time registration payment, which grants...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 09/17/2014

My OSCON 2014 Presentation and More

What an exciting week at OSCON? It’s extremely informative and fun! Just to name a few. Had...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 07/25/2014

Rev up your Startup with BizSpark

Do you have a business startup that is ready to take off and be the next big thing? If so, you need...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 06/06/2014

Practical Performance Tips and Tricks to Make Your HTML/JavaScript Apps Faster

I presented "Practical Performance Tips and Tricks to Make Your HTML/JavaScript Apps Faster” at...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 06/04/2014

Develop Universal App that runs across Windows, Windows Phone and FirefoxOS

With this release of the Windows developer platform of universal Windows apps, Microsoft sets out to...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 05/15/2014

Free 1 Day Unity Training Available in West Region

    Join Microsoft and Unity for a free "Day of Unity" at your local Microsoft...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 04/01/2014

Build 2014 is here!

//build is here! As your technical evangelist, I wanted to invite you to watch the //build virtual...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 03/31/2014

Video Available: Developing High Performance Websites and Modern Apps with JavaScript and HTML5

Creating high performance sites and apps is crucial for every developer. In this session, we will...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 03/27/2014

Make Windows 8 Games with Construct 2

This post is part of 3 week series giving current and aspiring game devs the tools, resources, and...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 03/18/2014

It’s interesting to see Windows Store trends – Feb 2014 Update from Windows Apps Team.  Like to...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 03/07/2014

Student App Challenge is Back: Get up to S100 by April 14th, 2014

We are super excited to announce the return of the Windows 8 Student App Madness Challenge. Create...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 02/28/2014

Tutorials: How to Build and Port Unity Games to Windows Store and Windows Phone?

This post is part of 3 week series giving current and aspiring game devs the tools, resources, and...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 02/24/2014

New Incentive: Bring your game made with Unity to Windows Store and Windows Phone

Unity makes it easy for you. Now Microsoft is sweetening the deal for the talented and committed...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 02/24/2014

Unity Game Engine Goes Free For Indie Xbox One Developers

    Microsoft and Unity have reached an agreement that will open Xbox One even farther to...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 11/05/2013

Developing High Performance Websites and Modern Apps with JavaScript and HTML5

          I will be presenting on the topic of developing...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 10/16/2013

What Web Developers Need to Know to Develop Native HTML5/JavaScript Apps

You already have a Web app on the Internet and want to reach customers with a new, targeted...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 10/16/2013

Free Game App Development Hands on Training

  Do you have ideas for a great game? Do you have software development skills? If you answered...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 10/10/2013

Microsoft BizSpark Program–Start Ups Get free Microsoft Software and Support

Do you have an idea so brilliant, it keeps you up at night? Developers & startups, BizSpark can...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 09/24/2013

Join us at Largest Developer Event: Silicon Valley Code Camp on Oct 5-6

  The largest developer community event Silicon Valley Code Camp is taking place in less than 3...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 09/19/2013

Get Up to $350 BACK to Buy New Phones or Tablets

          Do you have some old iPad, iPone or other devices that you...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 09/17/2013

Get Windows 8.1 RTM Today

Based on the feedback from you and our partners, Microsoft is pleased to announce that Windows 8.1...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 09/09/2013

Learning Windows 8.1 in One Page

         Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 will begin rolling out...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 08/29/2013

Unity: Free Add on for Windows 8 | Start Learning Presentation/Tutorials | Over $100,000 Contest

       Unity 4.2 is here, and the latest update to the 4.x cycle includes...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 08/28/2013

Windows 8 App Development Opportunity

I had the honor to present Windows 8 app development opportunity for teachers and students at...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 06/24/2013

Free Windows 8 App Development Training and Hackathon

Have app ideas? Have software development skills? If so, that’s all you need to learn, compete and...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 05/08/2013

Develop High Performance Windows 8 Application with HTML5 and JavaScript | Best Practices & Tips

I presented “Develop High Performance Windows 8 Application with HTML5 and JavaScript” to San...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 04/26/2013

What Web Developers Need to Know to Develop Windows 8 Apps

Many thanks to Bay Area Mobile meetup and Bay Area jQuery Meetup for inviting me to speak on What...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 03/25/2013

1 Day Free Workshop For College Students: Get $100 for Every Wins 8 App

  Quick! Who is interested in earning a quick $100 PLUS free pizza, tutorials, games, Give away...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 03/11/2013

Get up to $2000: Incentive for Publishing Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Apps

Enter Today to get your $100 (per app) up to $2000* Keep the Cash • Publish an app • Get up to...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 03/11/2013

Windows 8 Student App Madness Challenge| Receive $100 | Win Trip of A Lifetime

I wanted to share an opportunity Microsoft has for students to get experience building Windows 8...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 02/21/2013

Upcoming Cross Platform App Hackathon (Free)

Sign up at http://crossplatform-apphackathon.eventbrite.com Now! Here's your opportunity to try out...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 01/24/2013

Jump Start: Develop Windows 8 Apps using HTML5/JavaScript in 30 minutes

It’s a great pleasure to speak for San Francisco JavaScript Meetup on Monday night.  In this 30...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 01/10/2013

How to get Windows/Windows Phone Store Registration for Free?

Want to get a store registration for free and win a lot of prizes? Here is what you can do: Join THE...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 01/02/2013

Windows 8 Student Holiday App Challenge: Publish your Windows 8 app and Receive $100 gift card

  Create and publish your Windows 8 application by January 20th, 2013 and Receive a $100 gift...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 12/12/2012

Windows Store App Labs: Test your Apps on Different Windows 8 Devices | Find a Lab Near You

Windows Store App Labs are worldwide physical locations where you can access Windows 8 devices, get...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 12/06/2012

Updated: Building Beautiful and Interactive Windows 8 apps with JavaScript, HTML5 & CSS3 | Presentation, Demo and Resources

I have the honor to present at the multiple conference HTML5 DevConf, Global Mobile International...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 11/28/2012

Free Windows 8 App Development Training for iOS Developers

Windows Store App development for iOS developers Event Date Thursday Dec 13, 2012 - 9 to 5 PM Friday...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 11/28/2012

HTML5 Windows 8 Training: Presentation, and Resources Available

Thanks for attending the Windows 8 Training & Hackathon for HTML5, JavaScript Developers in San...

Author: Doris Chen Date: 11/10/2012

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