Another video from Microsoft. Metro style app development is probably going to be very big in 2012 and massive in 2013. There’s a lot to learn and it can be really intimidating at first. This video will teach you how to design your Metro style apps by using HTML5 and CSS3 features like regions, grid layout, flexible...

A new video from Microsoft about using JavaScript to build Metro style applications. In this session, you’ll learn how to organize your code using the same coding standards Microsoft used to build Windows library for JavaScript, how to make your code robust and maintainable. You’ll also learn how to bring in 3rd party...

There has been a lot of silence from Microsoft regarding the fate of Silverlight. They haven’t said that it will die and they haven’t said that it will live. My personal belief is that they want Silverlight to die a discreet quiet death and as a result will try and keep references low key until Windows 8. That also...

Julie Larson-Green, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of the Windows experience said “This application [Windows 8] was written in our new development platform, based on HTML5 and JavaScript. … People can write new applications … using the things they are already doing on the Internet.” … This in conjunction with a...