Microsoft to Host Windows 10 Creators Update Webcast for Developers

Want to learn a bit more about what’s coming in the Windows 10 Creators Update? Microsoft is hosting a free, live web event for developers February 8. The four-event will include several substantive sessions on new developer tools and APIs, followed by a Q&A with Microsoft VP of Windows Developer Platform Kevin Gallo and others…

Free Xamarin Training for Your New Year’s Weekend

New Year’s Eve weekend is a time to party, but for the geeks among us, it may also be a good opportunity to curl up with some dev training videos. Enter Microsoft/Xamarin with their on-demand recordings of Xamarin Dev Days sessions. The mobile development training event takes place periodically in cities around the world, and…

How Microsoft’s LinkedIn Buy Could Affect Lynda.com

With more than 1,300 tech-related video tutorials, Lynda.com is among developers’ most-visited destinations for online education. It’s also owned by professional social network LinkedIn, which Microsoft is buying for $26.2 billion, the software giant’s biggest acquisition yet. While most coverage of the purchase has focused on how Microsoft might take advantage of data on LinkedIn’s…