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BizSpark for startups Get a year of free software and support to get your startup off the ground. Get a year of free software and support to get your startup off the ground.Student programs Dare to dream. Win the Imagine Cup and meet Bill Gates! Architects Find the resources you need to architect innovative and cutting edge apps.EventsApp Devs: You may be missing a big opportunity

Early adopters are neither coastal nor wealthy

By Matt Asay

Creating an Azure Mobile Service application

Sample app on Azure Mobile Services

By Jayaram Krishnaswamy

Windows Phone 8.1 review: the OS we needed all along

All the features I want to use

By Asif Iqbal Shaik

Coding exposure: 900 students develop their first programs

Students used TouchDevelop to work through tutorials

By Taylor Soper

Why I'm more bullish on Windows Phone than IDC is

Lower cost handsets will play a significant role in market share

By Kevin C. Tofel

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