WinCoder Blog

Category: Software Development

Introducing Azure Media Services – Uploading File Content to Azure Media Service

Azure Media Services allows you to leverage the highly scalable Azure infrastructure to deliver media content on demand.  It boasts the ability to deliver content at a scale equivalent of that used to distribute the Olympics to viewers worldwide!  It addition, it supports the ability to live stream muli-bitrate broadcasts, encode content on the fly, and…

Awesome apps for Windows Phone and Windows 8 built with XPCK

Today’s post will highlight some awesome apps created with the XPlatformCloudKit (XPCK).  Many of these apps were created by first time developers and showcase unique ways of using a cross-platform app template.  FYI, apps created with this template may qualify for prizes and cash from app development promotions offered by Microsoft.  If you have trouble…

Just published a Windows Phone or Windows 8 app? Get rewarded today!

  Microsoft has implemented a number of promotions to reward students and independent developers who have recently submitted apps in the Windows Phone and Windows 8 marketplaces.  In this post, I am going to give a brief overview of the current promotional offerings.  Of course, you will want to make sure to take a look…

App Enthusiasts released for Windows Phone and Windows 8

Today marks the launch of the App Enthusiasts application for Windows 8 and Windows Phone!   From the app description: “App Enthusiasts showcases applications created by developers around the world on Windows Phone and Windows 8. Stay up to date with the coolest creations by students, indie developers, and companies in your area. App Enthusiasts can…