The Joy of Programming in Jordan blog

A blog dedicated to creativity & latest technology in the create Jordanian IT scene

Muhammad Arrabi moving his blog (arrabi.blogspot.com)

Dear readers, Our writer on this team blog, Muhammad Arrabi, decided to pursue other paths outside...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 12/15/2011

Jordan Runs .NET launches the Community Videos Channel!

Check the new channel out. The community will post interesting videos & interviews with some of...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 12/15/2011

Learn Windows Azure (Online, Dec 13)–Amazing Speakers!

    Learn Windows Azure WATCH LIVE ONLINE 9AM - 5PM PST, TUES, DECEMBER 13 Join us LIVE...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 12/08/2011

Windows Phone Code Party at MIC (Dec 16 & 17)

If you prefer not to receive future e-mails from Microsoft Jordan, unsubscribe. Microsoft respects...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 12/08/2011

JUST gets 1st place in NYUAD Hackathon! (Nov 2011)

  New York University in Abu Dhabi organized a big Hackathon in Nov 2011, flying over 50...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 11/29/2011

TEDxYouth@Amman - first TEDx Youth

  Microsoft was the proud Gold Technology Sponsor of the first “TEDx Youth” in Amman (Nov 20,...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 11/27/2011

Kulacom first Webspark Hoster in Jordan

Kulacom has completed the tests and just got enrolled as the first Hoster in Jordan part of the...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 11/27/2011

Journey to Imagine Cup–great video by the Jordanian 3rd place winner

these students rock – came from 3 universities (Princess Sumaya university, German Jordanian...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 11/15/2011

Win with Windows Phone 7 Apps–every week, month, and more!

  There are so many competitions related to Windows Phone 7 now it’s hard to keep track! I’m...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 11/14/2011

Nokia unveils their Windows Phone 7 devices!

Today Nokia’s CEO at Nokia World in London unvelied their first Windows Phone 7 devices! They are...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 10/26/2011

New Free book about WP7 Development!

Hi All; “Silverlight for Windows Phone Toolkit, In Depth” contents are very interesting. You can...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 10/13/2011

Learn about Windows 8 Today!

I get many questions about how to learn more about Windows 8. You can find the best resources from...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 10/12/2011

Students, compete in GSEC, chance to win $10k & trip to Seattle!

Below you will find a great opportunity for Jordanian student teams to participate on an...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 10/12/2011

Microsoft Cloud scored fastest amongst all providers

  From ArsTechnica’s article http://arst.ch/r4t: Microsoft’s Windows Azure has beaten all...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 10/10/2011

ستيف جوبز يرحل عنا اليوم

(هذه مقالة خاصة بي ولا تعبر عن رأي مايكروسوفت الرسمي الذي يمكن قراءته على موقع مايكروسوفت)   من...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 10/06/2011

iAraby.com عن طريق مسابقة SkyDrive تعلم على

كل أسبوع سأقوم بعرض فيديو أعجبني من الفيديوهات المشاركة في مسابقة www.iaraby.com   اليوم أعجبني...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 10/05/2011

Jordan Student reaches $1000+ in WP7 App Sales!

It’s my pride and pleasure to share with you that a Student from Jordan University has joined...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 09/10/2011

Jump Start Mango videos are released!

Jump Start Mango! Just released today! http://wpdev.ms/wpmgojs · Entire course on Channel 9:...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 09/07/2011

تعلم برمجة الوندوز فون 7 باللغة العربية Arabic Videos on Windows Phone 7

I wanted to share this nice Beginners Video Series on Programming WP7 in Arabic Language. I think...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 09/05/2011

Learn Windows Phone 7 in No Time!

4 Interns at Microsoft Innovation Center started in July 1st not knowing WP7. by end of August (less...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 09/05/2011

مسابقة الفيديوهات العربية التكنولوجية

Looking for Arabic Content about Technology on the internet? Interested in creating more Arabic...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 08/28/2011

Students, Apply to Work at Microsoft! (Deadline Sept 5th)

What fuels your passion? Deciding where to start your career can be as nerve-wracking as it is...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 08/25/2011

Jordan on Stage with Ireland & USA–3rd Most Innovative Team World-Wide!

Note: the team (Yousef Wadi & Monir Abu Hilal) will arrive in Amman Airport on Saturday July...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 07/15/2011

Jordan Team’s Surprise at Imagine Cup Today!

Today the top 6 teams gave their final presentation. The Jordan Team OaSys presented last. They did...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 07/12/2011

Jordan in the TOP 6 of IMAGINE CUP!!

The Judges went around this morning listening to Round 2 teams and giving tough feedback. One of the...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 07/11/2011

Jordanian Team makes it to Round 2 of the World Finals!

I was so proud yesterday seeing the Jordanian Flag on stage – as Oasys Team, the Jordan Champion,...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 07/10/2011

Cloud Computing World Forum in London: Azure wins Best Service Award

Windows Azure won beating VMWare & others as a Cloud Service. Windows Azure platform was named...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 06/27/2011

First Jordan Weekly Programming Challenge التحدي البرمجي لصيف 2011

To have some great programming fun this summer, I will be posting a weekly programming challenge to...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 06/26/2011

Kinect SDK Beta Release! Can you control a Helicopter in 24 hrs?

  Microsoft released the Kinect SDK beta last week. We ran a very nice Kinect Code Camp for 24...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 06/21/2011

Imagine Cup Jordan 2011 – Round 1 Results are out!

We had a tremendous and exciting 2 days last week as we listened to the Imagine Cup Round 1...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 04/11/2011

Full Day of IT Sessions, Saturday April 2nd, PSUT, 9:30am-5pm, GIVEAWAYS

Jordan IT Pros Overview Jordan IT Pros (JITPros) User Group invites you to attend a full day event,...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 03/31/2011

Imagine Cup Presentations in Arabic

To help teams prepare for the finals next week!     This work is licensed under a Creative...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 03/27/2011

Synthetic Life كيف تبرمج باكتيريا من الصفر

Great work by Venter Institute – synthesizing a bacteria by desining its DNA from scratch. Goal of...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 03/03/2011

March Schedule for the Community Technical Talks series

March Schedule for the Community Technical Talks series (http://JordanRuns.NET) When: Every...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 02/23/2011

How to get FREE software from your BizSpark account - in 4 easy steps?

After subscribing to the BizSpark program, the admin, or any of the Developers added on the account...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 02/14/2011

BizSparkكيفية الحصول على برمجيات من برنامج “شرارة الريادة"

  بعد التسجيل في برنامج شرارة الريادة، يستطيع مدير الاشتراك أو اي من المبرمجين الذين تمت...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 02/14/2011

BizSpark.comكيف تضيف مبرمجين إلى اشتراك “شرارة الريادة”

“ شرارة الريادة” هو برنامج رائع من مايكروسوفت لدعم الشركات الريادية، وله 3 فوائد:...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 02/13/2011

How to add Developers to your BizSpark Account–in 4 Steps

BizSpark is a great program from Microsoft to support startups: Software Licenses to start your...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 02/13/2011

Nick Vujicic was in Amman last week

Unfortunately I missed Nick Vijucici as he spoke in Amman this past Saturday. I just watched few of...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 02/13/2011

Microsoft User Group Lecture Series–Feb 2011

(march program coming soon) Location: Princess Sumaya University for Technology - Laoy Shammout Hall...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 02/10/2011

Great TED talk on Work-Life balance

  Happy Thursday J I wanted to share with you this very nice TED presentation about Work-Life...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 02/10/2011

Intro to Great Plains (ERP) (Wed Jan 5th, Queen Alia College in Shmeisani)

  Part of the Community Technical Talks series (JordanRuns.NET) Introduction to Dynamics Great...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 01/04/2011

NSS Labs: IE9 blocks 5x more threats than Firefox, Chrome & Safari

NSS Labs, a reputable security research center, has just released its 2010 Q3 Browser Security...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 12/23/2010

Azure Development & OData Intro (Wed Dec 22nd, 6:30 @PSUT)

Part of the Community Technical Talks series (JordanRuns.NET) Developing on Azure & Intro to...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 12/20/2010

Training positions at Microsoft Innovation Center during 2nd semester

We have few training positions at Microsoft and Microsoft Innovation Center for the second semester...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 12/15/2010

Open Door Amman–streamed online RIGHT NOW

Open Door has reached Amman! Join us at the Sheraton Amman all day Wednesday & Thursday Dec...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 12/15/2010

Microsoft Montage is Here !!

Microsoft has recently announced “Montage” in Le Web conference, one of the best e-magazine-like...

Author: Mohammed Zayed Date: 12/11/2010

Biggest IT Event! Open Door comes to Amman, Dec 15-16 (Register NOW)

Growing your team or business is about opening the right door at the right time. Join us at...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 12/06/2010

Overview of Microsoft Virtualization, Wed Dec 8th, 6:30pm @PSUT

Part of the Community Technical Talks series (JordanRuns.NET) Overview of Microsoft Virtualization...

Author: MSJordanTech Date: 12/05/2010

The Future of Silverlight

Microsoft Silverlight is a powerful platform for creating and delivering rich Internet applications...

Author: Mohammed Zayed Date: 12/03/2010

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