Rapid Competition

Make a windows 8 combo app ( An app that is on both wp8 and windows 8 metro platform ) and win rewards:

1- Nice graphics ( Metro Style )
2- Functionality ( Value added feature/s )
3- Uniqueness ( Never heard before )
4- Technology Usage ( Tiles, Push Notifications, Hardware .. )
5- Number of downloads / Number of ratings / Purchases ( A factor would be applied on overall winning rating based on these as well )

Rewards for the winner:
1- 2GB Windows Azure USB by Microsoft
2- Your app would be highlighted on our website
3- If you app reaches high sales above 300$, first payment would be made to the developer, after that all profits to us 🙂
4- Microsoft writing pads (5)

Last date of entries is 28th Feb, Hurry up guys to get the perks.

Send your entries to portal@technocrux.com with subject as “Rapid Competition”, also lookout on this entry for further details as well.

Windows 8 Session at Microsoft Islamabad


Windows 8 Technical Session @ Microsoft Islamabad

Microsoft Islamabad organized a Technical session   on Window 8. Ali   Sufyan, Microsoft MVP delivered this session. Over 20+ developers from different ISV’s of Islamabad along with some Microsoft Student Partners of different universities participated in this session.

The session took place at Microsoft Islamabad on 29th and 30th of June 2012.

The trainer discussed the following:-

  1.   Latest features of Windows 8 Metro UI.
  2.   How to develop metro applications on HTML5, C# an XAML
  3.   Windows 8 Metro App Framework
  4.   Metro App Lifecycle
  5.   Metro App Controls
  6.   Visual Studio 11 Project Templates
  7.   Advance Windows 8 concepts