Join the Developer Guidance Advisory Council

Are you interested in directly engaging with the Developer Guidance team to review and influence the guidance that Microsoft creates for developers? If so, we want to hear from you! The Developer Guidance Advisory Council is looking for individuals with expertise and passion on various Microsoft technologies as well as influence and reach in the developer community to help us create better and more effective guidance for developers worldwide.

Previous projects have been in the following development areas: Web, Phone, Desktop, Test, Cloud, Windows 8 apps, and Application Lifecycle Management. Example projects include:

You can choose to participate and provide feedback on the projects that most interest you.

If selected as a member of the Advisory Council you will enjoy the following member benefits:

  • Shape future Microsoft developer guidance.
  • Review roadmaps and early planning materials.
  • Communicate directly with product team members and writers.
  • Participate in success stories and articles.
  • Create supplementary or customized content for Microsoft.
  • Be publicly acknowledged.
  • Developer Guidance Advisory Council participation counts towards Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award status.

If you're interested in joining, send a brief description of your background to