Weekend Reading – Weather forecast APIs, Tips on app development and More

Welcome to this edition of Weekend Reading for the week ending Feb 1. At SuperDevResources, we are committed to bring latest and greatest Design, Development, Marketing and Monetization resources for Windows Phone and Windows developers. In case you missed any of our blog post or were on a tight schedule, we bring Weekend Reading for you. In this post, we will take a look at the useful resources and tips that we brought for developers in the week gone by.

New to Windows store app development? Read our post to find out free courses offered by Microsoft Virtual Academy to learn Windows store app development. Whether you plan to develop HTML5 app or code in C# and XAML or want to port your Unity games to Windows store or are transitioning from iOS development to Windows store development, these free courses by experts will help you get a head start.

Last week we gathered the recent tweet tips on app development by Micorosft Developer (@msdev). In this post, you will find invaluable tips on how you can design apps for a global reach, what you can do to help customers discover your apps and tips for app promotion.

For those who are planning a weather app, you can read our post for a list of the most popular weather forecast APIs. This post gives you a quick look of their pricing as well as links to API docs.

We also posted about a concept Windows Phone app for Adobe Kuler by designer touchthedot. The concept design details various features including capture of colors from surroundings using phone camera to create your own color theme. Ability to create a color scheme using color wheel and exploring color schemes uploaded by others from within the app is also shown in this design.

This was all we had this week for Weekend Reading and we hope you liked it. We love hearing from you. Please do let us know what else you would like to see on this site.

SDR Team

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