Cre8! Developer Intensive – Unity porting workshops

Microsoft wants to help you bring your Unity game to Windows.

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You may have heard. Unity devs are making some magic over in the Windows store. We are seeing great games succeed in this “new gold rush”. There are already 2000+ Unity games in the Windows Store with some hitting 3,000,000 downloads in less than 3 months. This is a new and amazing opportunity on the biggest operating system on the planet.

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Appreneur Challenge – Game closed :-(

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Update 5pm 10th March 2014 Thank you to all those who have entered the challenge.

Keep tuned to hear all about our winner at the end of March.

Those who won an Xbox One in the first part of the competition will now go on to compete to double their prize.

The 20 winners will have 2 weeks to promote their apps and build a fan base.

The most creative and successful marketing promotion for the apps will double the prize and win a Surface Pro 2 (valued at $1100.00 AUD)*!

*Terms and conditions apply

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Skill up & win prizes! – Winner

Congratulations to Murray Hipper of South Lake in WA.

Murray is the winner of our Microsoft Virtual Academy for Developers competition.

By simply completing the course Build Apps for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, Murray has scored himself some great prizes – an Asus Vivo Tab valued at $289RRP and a Nokia 925 valued at $450RRP.

 

YOW! Conferences, keynotes and workshops in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney

The guys at YOW have done it again with a great line-up of industry-leading speakers from all parts of the developer community. The speakers that grabbed my attention are Scott Hanselman, Joe Albahari, Joel Pobar and Hadi Hariri, but others might jump out at you. They all look world-class.

There are four ways to get involved at YOW! (make sure you check out number 3 – the GeekGirls/Taste of YOW. A very cool initiative). Continue Reading →