December HERO Newsletter for Developers and IT Professionals


Microsoft Issue 9
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App Factory
Microsoft Egypt launched its new Program called “App Factory” . App Factory consists of 15 of the most highly developed, passionate, dedicated, talented and creative Interns in addition to their Program manager. The team design and develop Windows 8 and Windows Phone applications that helps the community in different fields. All the applications are published on the market place free for everyone. Lucky team members are: Ahmed Abdel Megeed, Ahmed Ashraf, Ahmed Saber, Amin El-Sehemy, Aya El-Motaz, Ibrahim Mohamed, Ibrahim Mostafa, Karen Medhat, Lina Mahfouz, Mohamed Ashraf, Nehad Hazem, Radwan Ibrahim, Samah Seddeik, Shymaa Mostafa, Mohamed Zaki, Marian Gamal Some of App Factory applications
Windows 8 App (Chemistry Skylab)
Windows Phone (Dostor Misr)
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AppCampus is a mobile application accelerator program managed by Aalto University in Espoo, Finland. This is an 18 million euro joint investment between Microsoft and Nokia to foster mobile application development on Windows Phone and any other Nokia platform. Do you have a great idea, a great team? Here are the 3 steps to success:
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Web App Gallery -Create websites the easiest way
Windows Phone SDK link – All you need to write world class mobile apps
Azure SDK - Get the tools and learn how to develop Cloud apps
Microsoft virtual academy – Free e-courses on Virtualization and Management
TechNet Portal – The essential portal for IT Professionals
TechNet Wiki – Collective knowledge from Microsoft experts and your peers
TechNet Downloads – Download free trials and betas of the latest Microsoft software
IT Skills for the cloud – All you need to set the sky as the limit for your career in a cloud IT environment
MSDN link – The key portal to knowledge base and free tools
MSDN Virtual Labs – It's like a big full scale data-center but for your experiments and creativity only
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  windows Dev Center The new Windows Store is preinstalled on every Windows 8 and Windows RT PC, offering you unprecedented global reach across tablets, laptops, and desktops. In addition to worldwide reach, the Store offers up to 80% revenue share – the most of any major app marketplace. We also recognize that the app economy is constantly evolving, so we baked monetization flexibility into the platform, another capability not offered on the competition.
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