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Developer Achievements: Microsoft Announces Visual Studio Achievements Beta

January 18, 2012 No Comments

Microsoft has announced the grand opening of developer achievements via Visual Studio Achievements Beta. Now gamers aren’t the only ones getting achievements as developers can now earn and show off different badges they have earned while developing for the Windows Phone and Xbox platforms.

Bring Some Game To Your Code!

A software engineer’s glory so often goes unnoticed. Attention seems to come either when there are bugs or when the final project ships. But rarely is a developer appreciated for all the nuances and subtleties of a piece of code–and all the heroics it took to write it.  With Visual Studio Achievements Beta, your talents are recognized as you perform various coding feats, unlock achievements and earn badges.

Read more about it on Channel9 – you can download the extension from there as well.



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