Posted 20 March 2012 Tweet
One year ago today, 4th & Mayor went public and became a popular, fun and simple Foursquare app for Windows Phone. I’m glad to have launched it, have learned a lot along the way, and am excited that people continue to rave, enjoy, and share the app with their friends. (Also, version 3.3 has been published to the Windows Phone Marketplace today!)
Today, 4th & Mayor is:
Although I’ve left the Windows Phone team (that was my day job), I continue developing updates, adding features, and am looking to also offer 4th & Mayor on other platforms such as Windows 8 tablets. The cloud infrastructure for the app is especially interesting and a place I’m actively investing and adding features. Stay tuned for details!
I’ve finally started to begin the localization process, in the past I’ve reached out to the community for this – so if you’d like to get it to your language, contact me at some point to be added to the localization list.
Thanks for using and enjoying my app! Please recommend it to your friends and rate it well if you love it, otherwise, let me know!
4th & Mayor
Jeff Wilcox is a software development engineer at Microsoft who leads exciting open source projects on the Windows Azure team. Jeff has been at Microsoft 8 years and is an alumnus of the University of Michigan.
Jeff leads the open source Windows Azure SDK and cross-platform command line tools development team at Microsoft. Offering tooling for OS X, Windows and Linux and SDKs for Node.js, Java, .NET, PHP, Python; the work is open source, licensed under the Apache 2 license.
4th & Mayor is the top-rated social app on the Windows Phone Store with thousands of five star reviews. The best foursquare experience for Windows Phone, it is powered by a Node.js backend running on Windows Azure & Amazon Web Services. Jeff Wilcox is the developer of the app.