In Canada, building apps for Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Windows Azure can earn you prizes from t-shirts to a laptop.
Microsoft Canada continues to run the popular Developer Movement campaign, whereby registering your app building achievements earns you points you can trade in towards prizes, as well as the opportunity to engage in specific challenges.
To help people along, Microsoft recently held an online .NET Camp day features videos about developing for Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Windows Azure.
I was invited to produce one of the videos highlighting what’s going on with XAML controls and layout for Windows Store apps built using XAML and C#. You can check out my video and the others at Microsoft’s official Channel9 page for the day!.
Microsoft is also pairing Developer Movement participants with mentors who have experience with the technologies. You could even end up being mentored by me!