Program connects businesses with pre-screened certified professionals to meet demand for Windows 8 and applications across Microsoft mobile, web and cloud platforms
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — June 20, 2012 — Elance, the global employment platform used by businesses to gain instant access to 1.5 million independent workers online, today announced the Microsoft Developers Program on Elance, a new initiative that matches certified Windows 8, Windows Phone, Windows Azure and Microsoft web developers with businesses on the Elance platform. Through this new program, Windows developers can now market their technical expertise, display corresponding group badges on their Elance profile and find online work on Elance. Businesses can quickly identify Windows developers based on their branded credentials and hire the technical experts they need on-demand. A key component of the program is the newly created Microsoft Developers Group on Elance that includes 4 components:
- Microsoft Windows 8—uses the Metro UI that will extend to Windows phone
- Microsoft Windows Phone—includes app development and other cloud based services
- Microsoft Windows Azure—uses an open cloud platform that enables users to quickly build, deploy and manage applications across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters
- Microsoft Web Developers—includes Internet Explorer, IIS, ASP.NET and other web applications
About ElanceElance, the world’s leading platform for online employment, helps businesses hire and manage in the cloud. For businesses looking to staff-up a team on an hourly or project basis, Elance offers instant access to talent and the ability to build and manage entire teams online. For independent professionals who want to work online, Elance offers access to qualified clients, a virtual workplace and guaranteed pay for great work. The company is privately held and headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more information, visit www.elance.com.
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