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Windows 8 Training: Tips and tricks for developing Metro style apps using C++

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…

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Windows 8 Training: Tips and tricks for developing Metro style apps using XAML

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…

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How to make Windows 8 Metro style apps that print

More Windows 8 training videos from the BUILD conference regarding building Windows 8 apps that print. This session teaches formatting content and customizing the print experience…

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Using XAML for designing Metro style apps in Visual Studio 11 Express

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…

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The road to Windows 8 Part 4 – What this means for Windows 8 developers

Welcome to part 4 of my series, The road to Windows 8. In the first part I talked about the BUILD conference. In the second part,…

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Windows 8: Building applications for Metro UI

Microsoft released Windows 8 Developer Preview with the sole intention of introducing developers with the tools and techniques needed to develop applications for Metro UI. So…

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Is Silverlight dead in Windows 8?

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…

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What does Paul Thurrott know about Windows 8 support for .NET and Silverlight?

While doing my daily scan of interesting Windows 8 News, I couldn’t possibly help but notice an interesting line on Paul Thurrotts WinInfo…

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Windows 8 tablet UI – the real danger for Microsoft.

So one of the mistakes people make when they read my blog or find my blog is that they assume I am a Microsoft Windows…

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Breathe easy – XAML developers being moved into Windows 8 development team

Those of you wondering about XAML’s future integration into Windows 8 can breathe just a little easier today. Leaks from within Microsoft seem to indicate that…