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Windows 10 and HIPAA compliance

This post is provided by Senior App Dev Manager Srividya Annapantula, who spotlights Windows policies and considerations for HIPAA compliance.Windows 10 is the best Windows OS so far. With all the shiny features, there has also been concerns raised in the Healthcare industry about any personally identifiable information (PII) saved on Windows ...

Universal Windows Programming: What is it and how it can help

Mike Finley, Senior Application Development Manager, discusses how Universal Windows Programming can help you develop one application that runs on multiple devices and form factors with Windows 10. More and more devices are now available for the end users to achieve an online and offline mobile experience.  Gartner believes that by ...

Maximize code on the Mobile Platform of your choice

In this blog post, Application Development Managers, Derrick Sharpe and Justin Wendlandt, highlight the many options to maximize development productivity across a range of mobile platforms, including Windows 10, Windows Phone, iOS, Android, and more. Contrary to popular belief, the Windows Phone application development landscape is not dead...

Part 3: Supportability and the Internet of Things

Mark Taylor, Premier Services Senior Consultant and David S. Lipien, Director in Microsoft’s Premier Services present a 3 part installment on the internet of things (IoT).  For this third and final part, we also strongly collaborated with Carroll Moon a Microsoft Senior Service Management Architect for Cloud. Part 1 of the IoT ...

Windows 10 developer tooling is now available to Windows Insiders!

Windows 10 SDK, tools, and samples were released to the Windows Insiders Program website today!  Be sure and start with Visual Studio 2015 CTP6 and the instructions on the dev center: http://dev.windows.com/en-US/windows-10-developer-preview-tools.  Installation order is important in these pre-release kits. For additional details on...

Part 2: Security and the Internet of Things

Mark Taylor, Premier Services Senior Consultant and David S. Lipien, Director in Microsoft’s Premier Services present a 3 part installment on the internet of things (IoT). Part 1 of the IoT series was a primer on the subject matter, looking at it from a business value perspective and looking at some the important questions that should...

Microsoft Project Siena – Create a Windows 8.1 App with “zero” Lines of Code!

Rick McGuire, Senior Application Development Manager, spotlights a way to build and prototype applications using rich visuals, custom intelligence, and broad functionality, with no programming skills required. How would you like to be able to build a fully functional Windows 8.1 application that can be distributed to your peers and ...

Microsoft HoloLens and the Internet of Things. Two sides of the same coin?

Mark Taylor, Premier Services Senior Consultant and David S. Lipien, Director in Microsoft’s Premier Services present a 3 part installment on the internet of things (IoT). Augmented reality brings the software world into the real world enabling mind bending experiences.  The Internet of Things brings the everyday world into the world...

What’s next for Developers in 2015?

2015 is positioned to be an exciting year for developers.  Considering the momentum around announcements at Connect and with Build 2015 right around the corner, now is a good time to be thinking about modernization and cloud strategy.  If you haven’t significantly revised the way you build apps and run development projects...

Windows 10 Insider + Premier Support for Developers: A winning combination to get your app ready for Windows 10

Greg Roe, Senior Application Development Manager, spotlights the exciting new opportunity that Windows 10 represents for developers and shares several great suggestions to help you get started!   By now you've likely heard Microsoft's recent  announcement of Windows 10.  This is an exciting new opportunity for developers ...

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