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Nokia puts Nokia Ad Exchange out to pasture, transitions developers to Inneractive for app monetization

Nokia puts Nokia Ad Exchange out to pasture, transitions developers to Inneractive for app monetization

Nearly a year ago, at Microsoft’s 2012 Build conference Nokia had their own little announcement for developers. It was there that Nokia announced their Premium Developer Program and the Nokia Ad Exchange (NAX). Today, one of those is still around, while the other has faded into history. Nokia has transitioned from directly managing NAX and developers will now work directly with...

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Support the developers behind your favourite apps with Nokia's #MakeAnAppDevHappyDay

Support the developers behind your favourite apps with Nokia's #MakeAnAppDevHappyDay

Do you honestly think it's just another Friday? No way! It's never "just another day" here at Windows Phone Central, or within the Windows community for that matter. DVLUP, the Nokia rewards program for Windows Phone developers launched #MakeAnAppDevHappyDay on Twitter last month as a one off, but it's back for the first Friday of each month. So, what's it all about and how can you get...

Rich Edmonds 12
Nokia partners with RNIB for Do Good mission; calls for developers to help those with impaired vision

Nokia partners with RNIB for Do Good mission; calls for developers to help those with impaired vision

In an interesting twist to the Nokia Create program for developers, the company is tasking Windows Phone developers with a mission dedicated to the idea of "Doing Good." Partnering with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), Nokia is calling for developers to create new apps that will help make the lives of those with low vision easier; or update their existing content to...

Rich Edmonds 15
Windows Phone App Studio receives new updates, claims hundreds of apps now published

Windows Phone App Studio receives new updates, claims hundreds of apps now published

Back in early August, Microsoft announced a new program aimed at empowering you to create your own apps. Windows Phone App Studio may not be for guys who know their way around Visual Studio, but it’s a great way for people to create niche apps that only they will use. That program is still in beta, but has continually received new updates. The latest came out today. So let’s check out...

Sam Sabri 64
Former UX Designer for Windows Phone teams up with Nokia DVLUP Design Consultations

Former UX Designer for Windows Phone teams up with Nokia DVLUP Design Consultations

Developers, looking for a way to spruce up your app? Need advice on your creation’s UI? Then you may want to take a look at Toledo Designs who just partnered up with Nokia through their popular DVLUP program. Why go with Toledo? It’s simple. One of the founders of the company is Arturo Toledo, a former Senior User Experience Designer for Microsoft's Windows Phone Design Studio. The man...

Daniel Rubino 23
Check out Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 with the release preview now available

Check out Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 with the release preview now available

Microsoft is charging full steam ahead with development on not only its desktop Windows platform, but also its popular web browser. Internet Explorer 11 is now available for Windows 7 as a pre-release, one step up from the developer preview we recently looked at. This release contains numerous performance improvements, updates to web standards support, as well as alterations made to...

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Nokia Create contest now open, winner showcases their app at Mobile World Congress 2014 and much more

Nokia Create contest now open, winner showcases their app at Mobile World Congress 2014 and much more

It's times like these I wish I knew how to create apps. Unfortunately, I couldn’t code my way out of an Altair 8800 if my life depended on it. But if you find yourself being savvy with Visual Studio, C# and the rest of the development skillset needed to create winning Windows Phone apps you might be interested in this contest. Nokia Create is a just launched contest to develop for...

Sam Sabri 26
PSA: Microsoft aware of download data issue on the Windows Phone Developer Center dashboard

PSA: Microsoft aware of download data issue on the Windows Phone Developer Center dashboard

Developers have been complaining about issues with the Windows Phone Developer Center where download reporting has ceased to function normally. The problem being that download data simply isn't displayed with a "zero" in its place, offering no value to developers who may wish to monitor how their work is performing on the store front. Microsoft's Tamara took to the MSDN forum to...

Rich Edmonds 10
Microsoft backs down: Developers can now download Windows 8.1 RTM and Visual Studio 2013 RC

Microsoft backs down: Developers can now download Windows 8.1 RTM and Visual Studio 2013 RC

If we we’re clinical psychologists (we’re not) we might suggest that Microsoft is suffering from dissociative identity disorder, something also known as multiple personality disorder. The company has been doing 180s on products and announcements more frequently than anyone one company should. Take for example some of the backtracking Microsoft did with the Xbox One and features...

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Ragdoll Run on Windows Phone and Windows 8 adds carrier billing for In-App Purchases

Ragdoll Run on Windows Phone and Windows 8 adds carrier billing for In-App Purchases

Earlier this year, we brought news of a mobile payment system called Fortumo extending its support to Windows Phone and Windows 8. Fortumo allows developers to add mobile carrier billing to their games and apps, even on platforms that don’t normally support In-App Purchases  like Windows Phone 7. Fortumo’s carrier billing can allow users living in countries where credit cards are...

Paul Acevedo 5
Developers: Work some magic with App to App and connect to Liquid Daffodil apps

Developers: Work some magic with App to App and connect to Liquid Daffodil apps

Liquid Daffodil is quite the name within the Windows Phone community. We've covered the developer numerous times here with multiple apps, services and incredible deals and offers for both consumers and developers to get involved. Through receiving a number of requests from developers, today we'll be looking at App to App protocols and how simple it is to connect to Liquid Daffodil apps...

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