"Project Hawaii," a Microsoft Research project enhances the mobile and cloud environments with web services to enable interesting application scenarios possible only with this combination, specially tailored for teaching at university level.
Project Hawaii offers tools and resources tailored to the needs of today's computer science students and instructors. "key component of this project is engaging with universities around the world. This enables professors and students to work on projects reflective of the increasingly interconnected relationship between mobile devices and cloud. To make project-based teaching and learning easier, MR's providing instructors with access to an array of resources, including sample code, extra training materials, web services not generally available, Visual Studio, mobile phones on which the apps are run (Windows Phone), and Microsoft's cloud-computing platform, Windows Azure.
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