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Technical Case Study for converting Glimpses WPF application to UWP

Anees Ahammed, Founder and Developer of Glimpses, teamed up with us for a multi-day Hackfest; during...

Author: Rami Sarieddine Date: 08/15/2017

Microsoft Dynamics AX - Virtual LAUNCH Event on March 9th!

Microsoft Dynamics Global AX Virtual Launch March 9th, 2016 @ 8:00 pm (Dubai time) Learn how...

Author: Maureen Mansour-Khoury Date: 02/14/2016

What’s new in Cloud Infrastructure - Microsoft Azure IT Camp

Hello readers! I am glad to share with you that United Arab Emirates is selected to be a part of the...

Author: Charbel Nemnom (MVP) Date: 01/12/2016

Hack Productivity challenge with Microsoft Office365

The Microsoft Office 365 team is challenging developers and makers across the globe to use Microsoft...

Author: Rami Sarieddine Date: 12/09/2015

Bringing ASP.NET website to run as a Windows 10 app and access Camera using UWP API

In this post we will see how quickly and easily we can transform any web application into Windows 10...

Author: Ovais Mehboob (MVP) - DZone MVB Date: 11/27/2015

Meet X-Tag!

Cross-post from my blog http://code4word.com/ ---------------------------------------------- Hello...

Author: Rami Sarieddine Date: 11/18/2015

Microsoft Azure IT Camp in Dubai

Microsoft is hosting Azure IT Camp in Dubai, on 23rd November 2015. The event will be held at the...

Author: Charbel Nemnom (MVP) Date: 11/16/2015

How do I know if my Event Hubs (Cloud Gateway) is working?

  Hi all, Event Hubs is one of the ways of ingesting data into Microsoft Azure cloud. It is a...

Author: mertunan Date: 11/07/2015

IoT for Cars (Connected Cars) and Virtual Radars – GITEX 2015 Innovation Demo

Internet of Things - Connected Cars and Virtual Radars GITEX (Gulf Innovation Technology Exhibition)...

Author: Shamlia Date: 11/03/2015

Java announcements for Visual Studio Online

This week, we announced exciting new advancements in our ever-increasing support for Java and other...

Author: Jihad DANNAWI Date: 10/24/2015

Welcome To Hyper-V Nested Virtualization!

Cross-post from CharbelNemnom.com ------------------------------------------- Hello folks, I would...

Author: Charbel Nemnom (MVP) Date: 10/14/2015

DevOps Self Assessment available

Gauge your readiness in the 7 key DevOps practice areas.Complete the step through the assessment and...

Author: Jihad DANNAWI Date: 10/12/2015

last update on VSO (Visual Studio Online)

Our last Sprint is full of new features including inline tasks, querying Kanban fields, exporting...

Author: Jihad DANNAWI Date: 10/07/2015

Microsoft real stories from our own engineering team !

I like the new stories revealed from the Microsoft Engineering teams about how Microsoft is building...

Author: Jihad DANNAWI Date: 10/03/2015

Visual Studio 2015 ALM virtual machine is available for download !!!

We were all waiting for this Virtual Machine and it's available now. Thx to the Corp team and also...

Author: Jihad DANNAWI Date: 09/30/2015

Get started with IoT - Windows Dev Center Resources

Dear Community Members, Tech media and the industry has been abuzz about the IoT wave which is...

Author: Ahmed_Waheed Date: 09/19/2015

Microsoft Cloud Roadshow Dubai (February 22-23, 2016)

Build your Cloud skills in Dubai Are you attending? Join us for a free 2 two-days technical training...

Author: Charbel Nemnom (MVP) Date: 09/17/2015

Invitation - Visual Studio 2015 event (Dubai - Sept 30th)

Join us for this event as we cover Visual Studio 2015 and explore the new comprehensive toolset for...

Author: Jihad DANNAWI Date: 09/17/2015

AzureCon 2015 is here!

Hello Gulf Technical Community, AzureCon 2015 is here and the great news is that we can all be a...

Author: Ahmed_Waheed Date: 09/12/2015

Why Windows Server Containers and Why You Need to Look at Containers? Hands on…

Cross-post from CharbelNemnom.com ------------------------------------------- Hello Developers and...

Author: Charbel Nemnom (MVP) Date: 09/07/2015

Web Camp in Dubai

Cros-post from http://code4word.com/ -----------------------------------------------------------...

Author: Rami Sarieddine Date: 09/07/2015

Introducing Office UI Fabric - your key to designing add-ins for Office

Dear Developers, Yesterday we announced the general availability of Office UI Fabric on GitHub. It's...

Author: Ahmed_Waheed Date: 08/31/2015

Make your website ready for Window 10

Cross-post from my Blog - http://code4word.com--------------------------------------------- Hello...

Author: Rami Sarieddine Date: 08/30/2015

Breakpoint Configuration Improvement, Debugging support for LINQ and Lambda expressions and PerfTips in Visual Studio 2015

In this post we will see some of the debugging improvements like configuration enhancements when...

Author: Ovais Mehboob (MVP) - DZone MVB Date: 08/26/2015

The most exciting Microsoft event for businesses is back in EMEA....Convergence 2015!!

Want to understand the biggest challenges facing business today? Learn what's being done to solve...

Author: Maureen Mansour-Khoury Date: 08/24/2015

What’s New In Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 Technical Preview 3?

In the unlikely event that you have not heard, Windows Server 2016 and System Center TP3 is now...

Author: Charbel Nemnom (MVP) Date: 08/20/2015

Windows Server 2016 & System Center 2016 Technical Preview 3 Now Available!

Hello folks, Party on… Microsoft just released Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 Technical...

Author: Charbel Nemnom (MVP) Date: 08/19/2015

Java development with Visual Studio Online

Visual Studio Online (VSO) is the cloud-hosted toolset to organize, build, test, deploy and report...

Author: Jihad DANNAWI Date: 08/11/2015

Cross-platform mobile development with Visual Studio 2015

As we are all receiving more and more requests to build mobile applications we need to gear up and...

Author: Jihad DANNAWI Date: 08/10/2015

TFS 2015 released (RTM of Team Foundation Server 2015 available now)

On august 6th, we released the final version of Team Foundation Server 2015, you can get a list of...

Author: Jihad DANNAWI Date: 08/09/2015

What you need to start developing for Windows 10!

Cross-post from my Blog code4word.com------------------------------------------ Hello Developers!...

Author: Rami Sarieddine Date: 08/04/2015

Windows 10 available for download now !

We are delighted to make Windows 10 available in 190 countries today. It’s the best Windows...

Author: Jihad DANNAWI Date: 07/29/2015

Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 4.6 Available for Download

Today, we announce that Visual Studio 2015 and .Net 4.6 are available for download! As developers,...

Author: Ahmed_Waheed Date: 07/20/2015

Announcing Cortana Analytics Suite

Dear Gulf Technical Community, We are welcoming thousands of Microsoft partners to Worldwide Partner...

Author: Ahmed_Waheed Date: 07/13/2015

Don't miss this chance to get 500+ FREE Microsoft eBooks!

Hello Gulf Technical Community, If acquiring New or brushing up existing technical skills is...

Author: Ahmed_Waheed Date: 07/08/2015

The First Platform Bridge: Project Westminster

Cross-post from my Blog------------------------------------ Hello Developers! We are nearing the...

Author: Rami Sarieddine Date: 07/08/2015

How to debug localhost on Microsoft Edge

Cross-post from my blog-------------------------------------------- Hello Developers!You might have...

Author: Rami Sarieddine Date: 07/01/2015

Channel9 Dev tips for Microsoft Band – How to enrich apps with sensors and notifications

Hello Developers, Are you looking at tips and tricks on how to code for the Microsoft Band and...

Author: Ahmed_Waheed Date: 06/30/2015

Save the Date: Visual Studio 2015 RTM on July 20th

Somasegar just shared that final releases of Visual Studio 2015, Team Foundation Server 2015 and...

Author: Jihad DANNAWI Date: 06/29/2015

Get a comprehensive 360° view of your application’s performance with Visual Studio Online Application Insights (available for Windows but also Java/iOS/Android applications)

Visual Studio Online Application Insights, available in public preview , is an analytics solution...

Author: Jihad DANNAWI Date: 06/26/2015

Free Microsoft Press Ebook - Microsoft System Center: Data Protection for the Hybrid Cloud

If you're responsible for architecting and designing the backup strategy for...

Author: Ahmed_Waheed Date: 06/23/2015

Hello Face API ... Helping developers build more intelligent apps

Dear Developers, Are you ready to power your Universal Windows Platform apps with facial...

Author: Ahmed_Waheed Date: 06/22/2015

Bringing Marmalade SDK-based apps to Windows 10 – a step-by-step guide

Hello Developers, Here's some exciting news for developers who have built apps on Marmalade. With...

Author: Ahmed_Waheed Date: 06/21/2015

Webinar - New Features of Visual Studio & TFS 2015 - Tuesday 23rd June 2015, 11am UAE

This 45 mins session will walk through the new features and capabilities of Visual Studio & TFS...

Author: Jihad DANNAWI Date: 06/20/2015

What is Windows Server Containers and Hyper-V Containers?

Update – 18/08/2015 [Adding Summary] Hello All, First, I would like to thank Microsoft Gulf...

Author: Charbel Nemnom (MVP) Date: 06/20/2015

Build 3D games for the web with Babylon.js

Cross-post from my Blog post on...

Author: Rami Sarieddine Date: 06/20/2015

How software engineers can use Azure Machine Learning

Hello All, Ever wondered how software engineers can use Azure Machine Learning? In this Channel9...

Author: Ahmed_Waheed Date: 06/19/2015

Developing Custom Tag Helpers in ASP.NET 5

In this post we will develop a custom Tag Helper to generate the basic HTML table based on the...

Author: Ovais Mehboob (MVP) - DZone MVB Date: 06/17/2015

Quickly build a Windows mobile app for yourself

I was playing with Microsoft App Studio couple of days ago and I loved it for the following reasons...

Author: Jihad DANNAWI Date: 06/14/2015

Prepare for the Windows 10 Unified Dev Center

Hello developers! As we anxiously await for Windows 10's official release in 29 July, we started...

Author: Rami Sarieddine Date: 06/14/2015

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