Ryan Joy (atxryan) | Web developer living and playing in Austin, Texas. Microsoft Developer Evangelist.
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Fall 2013 workshops

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August 21, 2013 by atxryan

Build 2013 Highlights – The Best of Build! Were you unable to attend Build 2013 and hear about the latest …
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Unity Contest – Windows 8 Windows Phone 8

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August 4, 2013 by atxryan

To celebrate the release of 4.2, Unity and Microsoft are holding a new contest for beautifully crafted, high-quality new or …
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Serve a DoubleClick ad from within a Windows Store app

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June 13, 2013 by atxryan

Recently I was asked if it was possible to serve a Google DoubleClick (DART) ad from within a Windows Store app? Luckily …
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June 2013 Online Events

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June 12, 2013 by atxryan

Me and my fellow developer evangelists have some great webinars coming up. The first one starts tomorrow! Some are just an hour …
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Windows Azure Mobile Services for Windows 8 and Android Developers

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June 4, 2013 by atxryan

Last year, Microsoft launched Azure Mobile Services, a cloud backend for mobile applications. In March support for Android was added to the …
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Introducing a Windows Store advertising plugin for Scirra Construct 2

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May 18, 2013 by atxryan

Are you using Scirra Construct 2 to create HTML5/JavaScript games for the Windows Store? Now you can start monetizing with …
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How to share a Scirra Construct 2 screenshot in a Windows Store app

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May 11, 2013 by atxryan

I just updated my Fish Tank! app in the Windows Store to add support for sharing a screenshot. The app …
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Video: Developing in HTML5 and JavaScript for Windows Phone

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May 10, 2013 by atxryan

Microsoft Developer Evangelist, Jeff Burtoft, talks about developing Windows Phone apps using HTML5/JavaScript. There are lots of great libraries and …
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Screencast: Using GameSalad to generate Windows Store apps

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May 4, 2013 by atxryan

I’ve recorded a series of screencasts of publishing from the GameSalad Creator for Mac to the Windows Store. Check ‘em …
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Turn your WordPress blog into a Windows 8 app

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May 1, 2013 by atxryan

I recently came across this service that will create a Windows Store app from your WordPress website. For free.  This …
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