Posts in Developers

April 29, 2015

Welcoming Developers to Windows 10

By Terry Myerson

Today, I had the honor of speaking to thousands of our development partners at the Build conference about our plans to make Windows 10 the most attractive development platform It is always thrilling to see so many developers excited about… Read more

April 2, 2014

Thoughts on Day 1 of Build 2014

By Terry Myerson

Today was an important day for Windows and Xbox at Microsoft’s Build conference in San I encourage you to check out blogs on Windows Phone and Windows Update, to get the details of the work we are delivering for developers,… Read more

October 23, 2013

What to Look Forward to in Windows 8.1

By Gavin Gear

Are you an enthusiast or power-user wondering what Windows has for you to look forward to? In this post I’ll give and overview of new features and improvements in Windows that will be of interest to PC gamers, makers, professional… Read more

September 9, 2013

Getting Windows 8.1 RTM bits

By Brandon LeBlanc

Based on the feedback from you and our partners, we’re pleased to announce that we will be making available our current Windows and Windows Pro RTM builds (as well as Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM builds) to the developer and… Read more

June 26, 2013

Windows at Build 2013

By Brandon LeBlanc

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer just kicked off Build 2013 this morning in San Francisco by announcing the availability of the Windows Steve talked about how Windows is a “refined blend” of the desktop experience and modern experience with the Start… Read more

February 4, 2013

Windows 8 at 90 days: Q&A with Tami Reller

By Brandon LeBlanc

As we’ve said on many occasions, Windows 8 represents a big, ambitious change for Windows and for We built Windows 8 for the next generation of computing – setting out to eliminate the boundary between PCs and And we’re just… Read more

November 27, 2012

Windows 8 – 40 Million Licenses Sold

By Brandon LeBlanc

As we pass the one month anniversary of the general availability of Windows 8, we are pleased to announce that to-date Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 Tami Reller shared this news with industry and financial analysts, investors and… Read more

October 8, 2012

Kinect for Windows SDK Update Released

By Gavin Gear

If you’ve been waiting for the updated Kinect for Windows release, I have good news for Today, the updated Kinect for Windows SDK and Kinect for Windows toolkit were released, and are available for public download! Since I started developing… Read more