Ignite Series: IT Girl

This article is written by MVP Heather Newman on her experiences at this year’s Microsoft Ignite Event.  In being asked to write about my Microsoft Ignite Experience this year, I thought a lot about what I took away from the event as a Microsoft MVP – my contribution was speaking, podcasting and meet-up hosting in the Diversity… Continue reading Ignite Series: IT Girl

Realm Royale Enters Closed Beta on Xbox One with Founder’s Pack Launch

Heroic Leap Games is proud to announce the next phase of our fantasy battle royale game — Realm Royale is now in closed beta on Xbox One. We’ve been hard at work bringing the game to Xbox One, and we’re excited for players to dive into our closed beta for a firsthand look at the fresh spin on the battle royale experience that we’ve crafted. We think that Realm looks and plays great on Xbox One, so we feel that fans anticipating our launch since it was announced this past Summer will agree that it was worth the wait. If… Continue reading Realm Royale Enters Closed Beta on Xbox One with Founder’s Pack Launch

Python on Azure: Part 1—Building Django apps with Visual Studio Code | Azure Friday

Carlton Gibson, Django Software Fellow and Django maintainer, joins Nina Zakharenko to show how to set up a Python application with Django REST Framework and develop with Visual Studio Code, from installing the Python extensión to using the integrated … Continue reading Python on Azure: Part 1—Building Django apps with Visual Studio Code | Azure Friday

Winter Wonderland Returns in Overwatch on Xbox One

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! For the next three weeks, Overwatch is getting into the holiday spirit with the return of a seasonal event: Winter Wonderland! Expand your collection of seasonal items, enjoy two classic winter brawls, and get ready for lots of holiday fun and loot in this limited-time event. This year, we’re celebrating by bringing back a pair of Overwatch players’ favorite Arcade brawls: Yeti Hunter and Mei’s Snowball Offensive. We’ve also decked the halls of the Blizzard World map with a sprinkle of wintry holiday cheer. But we know what you really want most:… Continue reading Winter Wonderland Returns in Overwatch on Xbox One

Closing an Idea Drive: Learn More About the Future of the Xbox Insider Program

We’re excited to announce that the Xbox Insider Idea Drive has been marked “Complete.” As a team, we’re incredibly grateful for all the terrific ideas and comments you submitted over the past few months. To close out, we’d like to review some of your top ranked ideas and provide a quick update on where they’re at:     Have an Icon Next to Gamertag to Show You Are an Insider (1461 votes) – We haven’t been able to provide Xbox Insiders with an icon for their Gamertags; however, we recently invited Xbox Insiders to redeem exclusive Xbox Insider Avatar gear via the Xbox Insider Hub. Learn more about our Level 2+ and Level 10+ Avatar shirts. Integrate… Continue reading Closing an Idea Drive: Learn More About the Future of the Xbox Insider Program

Singer Kane Brown to Help Support U.S. Veterans on Next Xbox Live Sessions

Fresh off receiving his No. 1 Billboard 200 debuting album, “Experiment,” and third No. 1 country radio single with “Lose It,” singer and songwriter Kane Brown will be joining the next episode of Xbox Live Sessions on Tuesday, December 11 at 4 p.m. PST to play Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. You can catch Kane experiencing Call of Duty’s signature gritty, grounded, fluid Multiplayer combat; fighting waves of the undead in the biggest Zombies offering ever across three full undead adventures; and seeing if he can leave none standing in the massive battle royale experience, Blackout, on the Mixer… Continue reading Singer Kane Brown to Help Support U.S. Veterans on Next Xbox Live Sessions