Links to Microsoft resources to help your application support other platforms.
The SQL Server Developer Center contains all the resources you need to integrate SQL Server into your applications, including:
- Guides to all the key features in SQL Server for developers
Visit the SQL Server Developer Center.
The Dynamics CRM Developer Center contains all the resources you need to integrate Dynamics CRM into your applications, including:
- The SDK
- Extension programming guides
... and more.
Visit the Dynamics CRM Developer Center.
Learn how to develop universal apps for Windows 8.x and Windows Phone, with free tools, sample code, and OS previews.
Visit the Windows Developer Centre.
Get started building Apps for Office and SharePoint
The fastest, easiest way to get started creating any kind of App for Office or for SharePoint is to sign up for Office 365 for developers. This customised Office 365 subscription includes all the tools and resources you need to start building and testing Apps right now:
- Office 365 Developer Site, customised for creating and testing Apps
- "Napa" Office 365 Development Tools, to create your first Apps right within the browser
- Office Professional Plus 2013
- Exchange Online 2013
Visit the Apps for Office and SharePoint website.
Build applications for Azure with any language or development platform, targeting any browser, client or device, and run them on Windows or Linux.
Visit the Microsoft Azure documentation centre.
The Bing Developer Center contains all the resources you need to integrate Bing services into your applications, such as those for:
... and more.
Visit the Bing Developer Center.
Start exploring how to add support to your applications for a new class of devices.
Visit the Windows Developer Program for IoT.
The Value of a Microsoft Competency
A Microsoft Gold or Silver competency can help set your company apart from the competition by demonstrating a specific, proven skill set to your customers.
A Silver competency helps you showcase your skillset in today's competitive environment and can distinguish your business by placing it among the top 5% of Microsoft partners worldwide. A Gold competency is evidence of the deepest, most consistent commitment to a specific, in-demand, business solution area, along with the distinction of being among only 1% of Microsoft partners worldwide that have attained this degree of proficiency.
The Application Development Competency
Through the Microsoft Application Development competency, you can gain access to the latest technology, market opportunities and sales and marketing resources that have been specifically created with ISVs and SIs in mind.
Find out more about the Application Development Competency.