MHacks resources from Microsoft

MHacksKudos to all of the hackers that came to the University of Michigan the weekend of Sept 5-7, 2014 for the MHacks event.     

Here are some resources that developers were using this weekend, gathered in one place:

Developer Centers

Windows Azure Developer Center

Windows and Windows Phone Developer Center


DreamSpark – free software for students

BizSpark – free software and Azure cloud services for startups

Microsoft Virtual Academy – free online training


Additionally, if you are a University of Michigan student,

  • Apply for the Software Dev Challenge in Fall 2014 by Mon Sept 8.  Taught by Dr. Jeff Ringenburg, teams of 4 students will develop software apps.  Each team will be provided with hardware and software to complete their challenge and receive mentorship from Microsoft engineers. 
  • Your recruiter is David Daniels.
  • Your Microsoft technical evangelist is Jennifer Marsman.    ,


Finally, let us know about the apps you built on Microsoft technology – we love to highlight great stories!