Another Windows 8 Training Video. This one’s called Tips and tricks for developing Metro style apps using C++ and it’s presented by Tarek Madkour. Video description C++ and XAML provide a new way for C++ developers to target Windows 8. This session will cover tips and tricks for effectively developing Metro style apps...

A new Windows 8 Training Video from Microsoft. This one is Tips and tricks for developing Metro style apps using XAML. Video description XAML is a great, familiar addition to the Windows 8 UI technology stack. This session will cover the top productivity tips and tricks across the runtime, performance, tools and...

A new Windows 8 Training Video. This one is taught by Chas Boyd. Video description Games are undoubtedly one of the most popular style of apps with users today and one of the largest money makers as well! If you have ever thought of writing a game, this session is for you! Windows 8 offers an end-to-end platform for...

New Windows 8 video from Microsoft. Xbox LIVE, Microsoft’s premier entertainment service, is coming to Windows 8. Whether you are developing a game or another kind of entertainment app for Windows 8, Xbox LIVE can help your app stand out in the crowd and help engage and delight users. You will learn about how to...

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...

Another one of the development tools used in Windows 8 is XAML. What is XAML? Microsoft would define it this way: XAML is a declarative markup language. As applied to the .NET Framework programming model, XAML simplifies creating a UI for a .NET Framework application. You can create visible UI elements in the...

Windows 8 is being promoted as a source of unique 3d rendering capabilities in the Metro style applications. The new tools that come with Metro are touted as being able to provide some of the most impressive and immersive graphics on personal computers. Developers are going to have a lot to learn regarding rendering...