Tuesday, December 25, 2012

marco bodoira's blog on Windows Store

Official marco bodoira's blog is available on Windows Store! You can use it to read latest news about embedded and mobile worlds.
It's free and you can download here

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Microsoft Embedded Conference @ Naples January 26th 2013

The cultural association DotNetCampania, in collaboration with the community TinyClr, organizes the first edition of Microsoft Embedded Conference on 26 January 2013 in Napoli.
It will be a day of sessions dedicated to development for embedded devices with Microsoft technologies.

The topics will range from the Intelligent Systems to the lightest embedded solutions such as Microsoft .NET Micro Framework and will be an opportunity to take stock of the situation on the supply current and new products that are just around the corner, for example, the embedded version of Windows 8.

The event is free, but availability is limited.

More information and registration on the web site of the event http://www.microsoftembeddedconference.it

Friday, November 23, 2012

Windows 8 apps: Televideo RAI available

Televideo RAI is available on the Windows Store for Windows 8. The application is free to download.

You can access the main pages from index, navigate to previous or next pages or directly to the desired page by entering its number.
The application is not official.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

WPC2012 @ Milan

Overnet, in collaboration with the Main Partner Microsoft organizes WPC2012.
WPC is, for 18 years, the most important Italian technical conference on Microsoft technologies.
This year WPC faces a new challenge, act as the point of reference for Italian professionals: what should be the elements of a winning conference technology?
3 days full of news and updates on all MS technologies: complete 360 ​​degree view of the world for Development and Information Technology.

Wednesday, November 20 I will be available at the booth Ask The Expert with my colleagues Beppe and Gianni for any questions and curiosity.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Windows Embedded RoadMap announced

Here you can read more about Windows Embedded Products Road Map!

Thursday, November 8, 2012


On November 20th, at the Microsoft Innovation Campus in Milan, there will be the Italian Intelligent Systems Launch Tour appointment.

You are invited to join Microsoft to discover and learn about the future of Windows Embedded and Windows 8. Microsoft will present the Windows Embedded roadmap, with a preview about the new technologies and Embedded features, and you will have the opportunity to talk first-hand with Embedded experts.

BEPS will be present as Silver Sponsor and it will show Windows Embedded Devices to put in evidence the peculiar embedded features.

For details and registration: http://aka.ms/pxmskf

Monday, November 5, 2012

Windows Phone 8.o SDK available!

After Windows Phone launch on Monday 29 October, Microsoft released Windows Phone 8.0 SDK. It can be downloaded here:
In order to use Windows Phone 8 Emulator your need to turn on Hyper-V on your PC:
Anyway, as it is written on official SDK download page: 
If your computer meets the hardware and operating system requirements, but does meet the requirements for the Windows Phone 8 Emulator, the Windows Phone SDK 8.0 will install and run. However, the Windows Phone 8 Emulator will not function and you will not be able to deploy or test apps on the Windows Phone 8 Emulator.

During SDK installation you need to restart:

Starting a new project with Visual Studio 2012 you'll find these templates for C#:

And these templates for C++

When you create a new Windows Phone application you can select the target version:

And you can run it on different kinds of emulators:

Older emulator is still available and Visual Studio 2012 can open older projects created by Visual Studio 2010.
This is the new Windows Phone 8.0 emulator:

Friday, October 5, 2012

MetroGP available on Windows Store

I'm pleased to annunce that MetroGP is available on Windows Store!
After following the excellence lab, my first metro app has been published here:
If you are interested in the world of MotoGP, you can't miss it!

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Microsoft MVP: Reconfirmed!

I am pleased that I announce to be re-awarded Microsoft Windows Embedded MVP.

As written on official mail received: "The Microsoft MVP Award is an annual award that recognizes exceptional technology community leaders worldwide who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with users and Microsoft. All of us at Microsoft recognize and appreciate Marco’s extraordinary contributions and want to take this opportunity to share our appreciation with you."

I have to congratulate my colleagues Gianni and Beppe who have been re-awarded MVPs too!

I have to thank Microsoft and all those who have contributed to this great result! If you want have more information about my profile, you can go on official site http://mvp.microsoft.com/profiles/Marco.Bodoira 

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Windows Phone 8 & Windows 8 - Latest news

TTG Meeting:
  Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 18.00

Where:       MIC – Microsoft Innovation Center, Torino
Corso Castelfidardo 30 10129 Torino http://www.microsoft.com/italy/about/mic.mspx

The seventh TTG meeting in 2012, is dedicated to Windows Phone 8 presented on 20 June 2012 and coming at the end of this year. 

Me and Gianni Rosa Gallina will show the official presentation of Windows Phone 8. After that we'll describe our experience at Excellence Application Lab event on Windows 8, explaining how we entered on  Windows 8 App Hall of Fame.

It will follow an exchange of experiences on writing applications for Windows 8 and porting changes from the Community Preview Release Preview released recently.

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Windows 8 App Hall of Fame

With great pleasure I am on Windows 8 App Hall of Fame, containing first italian Windows 8 application developers. My first Windows 8 app is about MotoGP world, you'll find on the Windows Store named MetroGP when it will open.

If you want to learn more about developing on Windows 8, go to Start Something! Tour  and book a free lab. 

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Start Something! Tour – Windows 8 e Windows Phone 7.5

Another open day to those who want develop applications on Windows Phone and Windows 8!
Friday 15 June 2012

MIC - Microsoft Innovation Center
Corso Castelfidardo 30
10100  Torino  (TO)

Gianni and I will be assistants to the workshop held by Lorenzo Barbieri, Developer Evangelist Windows 8 and Windows Phone. The day was organized by Microsoft, with the collaboration of TTG, Community Technologies Group Torino.
TTG Start Something! Tour

To register go to this page.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

TTG Meeting about Apple, Android and Windows Phone Marketplaces

April 19, 2012
Street: Corso Castelfidardo 30
City: Torino
Country: ITALY

The fourth meeting of the TTG in 2012, is dedicated to the comparison of marketplaces available for Windows Phone, Android and Apple.
Contributed by Paul Godino, Bodoira Marco and Francesco Ronchi will be possible to confront those who have experience of publishing the app in different marketplaces.

Register to the event here:

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Start Something! Tour

Open day to those who want writing applications and testing their applications on Windows Phone devices (in collaboration with Nokia) Tablet or Notebook Series 5 and Series 7 with Windows 8 (in collaboration with Samsung).
Gianni and I will be assistants to the workshop held by Lorenzo Barbieri, Developer Evangelist Windows 8 and Windows Phone. The day was organized by Microsoft, with the collaboration of TTG, Community Technologies Group Torino.
TTG Start Something! Tour

At the end of the day there will be the community monthly meeting entitled Developing Applications with Windows 8. To register go to this page.

MIC - Microsoft Innovation Center
Corso Castelfidardo 30
10100  Torino  (TO)

Thursday, February 16, 2012

MotoGP + published!

New App on Marketplace!
MotoGP + gives you all information about MotoGP World:
MotoGP + is a must-have for motorcycle enthusiasts. With this app you'll never miss a race!

* This is an unofficial application about MotoGP. News are retrieved from public RSS www.motogp.com and other data from personal site