Innovation 4 Good @ Microsoft

Last week (2-4 May, 2012) I had chance (together with two other friends, Shpend Bytyqi and Dren Imeraj) to be part of a Microsoft’s wonderful organization in Brussels, Innovate 4 Good.

Innovate 4 Good - All attendees
Innovate 4 Good – All attendees

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Why developers need interviews?

Short introduction
Just a year ago I couldn’t imagine writing this blog-post, but since I passed some experiences I’m really convinced for what I am writing here. If you are employed (self | corporate | startup | freelance | other type 😀 ) don’t just say: ou this post isn’t for me?! but please read till to the end because you’ll find something interesting even for your profile. I just want to show you here my two past interview experiences shortly and lessons I learned from them.

Job interview
Job interview

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Windows Phone 7 and epic efforts to publish applications

There is plenty of time I am developing applications for Windows Phone and…

  • tools are great (aka Visual Studio rocks)
  • learning content is great (aka msdn rocks (not as much as you imagine :D))
  • third-party resources are great (growing and growing from day to day), etc.

…but there is something that is crucial, sensitive and final point (for a developer), and (trust me) is not working in this wonderland – publishing. Continue reading Windows Phone 7 and epic efforts to publish applications

Contacts Factbook v1.1

I published an update for my application Contacts Factbook. This is not a major update but it brings some significant changes. From this version I also started with ads, and this is more a test I’d like see how it will perform, than other reason (btw I wouldn’t refuse cents or dollars 😀 , if it brings any) .

These are new features:

  • Sharing total number of contacts
  • Sharing number of pinned contacts
  • Percentage of phone number types
  • Pinned contacts

Dots or stat’s separators are now in accent color and this make my application more platform consistent.

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