Devhammer's Den


Below are some good resources for learning a variety of Microsoft technologies...

Windows 8 App Development

Get started with your apps

Windows 8 Developer Downloads

  • Windows 8 downloads for app developers - Download links for Windows 8 RTM (90-day trial), Visual Studio Express 2012, samples, design guidance, and more. Windows 8 Release Preview users, see the link below for Visual Studio 2012 RC.
  • Windows Azure Mobile Services - services to rapidly build out a back-end data structure with REST-style endpoints, and also includes support for push notifications and authentication. Try the tutorial...SERIOUSLY fast and easy way to build a service back-end for a Windows 8 or mobile app.

Selected learning resources

Student Resources

Microsoft Virtual Academy

SDK Downloads

Server Downloads

Tutorials and Tips

Articles and Books

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