Skype SDK Now Available for Windows
Avg Rating: 0Developers interested in integrating Skype into their applications can now request access to Skype’s new SDK, called SkypeKit. Available in beta format as of June 14th, the Windows version of the developer’s kit works on Windows x86 operating systems. Access to the kit is on an invite-only basis…
Photoshop Templates for WP7 Mock-Ups
Avg Rating: 0Long Zheng of the popular tech blog istartedsomething.com just unearthed a handy resource for Windows Phone 7 developers: Photoshop templates for building app mock-ups. These templates, available here on MSDN, let you mock up a Windows Phone 7 application’s UI in Adobe Photoshop. Included in the…
Connected Show Podcast: CoApp: Do EPIC Schtuff!
Avg Rating: 0In this episode, guest Garrett Serack from the Microsoft Open Source Technology Center joins Peter to discuss CoApp, a new package manager for the Windows platform. Garrett tells us how CoApp will help make it easier for developers and users to build and install open source software on Windows.…
Connected Show Podcast - PHP On Windows
Avg Rating: 0In this episode, guests Kanwaljeet Singla, Don Raman, and Wade Hilmo from the Microsoft IIS team join Peter to discuss the evolution of PHP on the Windows Platform. The IIS folks tell us about the improvements made to Windows in order to support PHP, including: Fast CGI, WinCache, PHP 5.3, the Web…
6/5 MSDN Simulcast Event: NYC Silverlight 4 Firestarter
Avg Rating: 0Microsoft Silverlight 4 is a powerful development platform for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web, desktop, and mobile applications when online or offline. First introduced in 2007, Silverlight has come a long way, with four major version releases in less than three years. By…
Bing Search Library for PHP
Avg Rating: 0Developers take note, the Bing Search Library for PHP has arrived and with it, you now have a simple way to submit queries and retrieve results from the Bing Engine via the Bing API. The results you fetch back can then be used in your own PHP application. To get started, all you need is the code…
Connected Show Podcast - You Don't Find Skeet, Skeet Finds YOU!
Avg Rating: 0In this episode, the man, the myth, the legend: C# MVP Jon Skeet joins Peter on a whirlwind tour into the bowels of the C# language. Jon talks up lambdas, expression trees, and other C# goodness. Prepare to have your brain tickled! (Interview starts at 31:18) Also, guest host Andrew Brust joins…
Behind Windows Phone Tools for Developers – The Emulator
Avg Rating: 5(1)While Silverlight and XNA Framework enable developers to create new and innovative applications and games for the Windows Phone (WP), these are just sets of libraries. In order to complete the development experience, a set of powerful tools is required. Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Express for…
Windows Messenger Connect Revealed: Private Social Graphs & More
Avg Rating: 0At the Next Web Conference in Amsterdam, the Windows Live Messenger team announced “Messenger Connect,” a brand-new collection of APIs for Windows Live Messenger. The Messenger Connect API actually ties together APIs that have been around for awhile, including the Windows Live ID, Contacts API,…
Connected Show Podcast: It's Codeplex dot COM!
Avg Rating: 0In this episode, Microsoft's own Sara Ford joins Peter to discuss her work on the CodePlex.com open source software hosting platform. Sara dishes on how the Codeplex.com team evolved the site over time using Agile methodologies, as well as her own journey from Visual Studio tipster to Silicon…