David Kelley, Principal UX Architect for [wire] stone, shares his experiences building apps for Windows 8. He and Tim Huckaby discuss building digital experiences that connect with app users, and urge fellow developers to begin doing the same leveraging the Windows devcenter and resources…
Windows 8.1 introduces a new windowing model. Depending on screen resolution, users can run up to four apps at the same time, per screen. Learn how to design your app to work with the new window size model. For more info, see Resizable windows.
Yochay Kiraity has been working with the team to create
Managed Code APIs making it even easier for .NET developers to take advantage of new features in Windows 7. In this video, Yochay demonstrates the Multi-touch functionality built into Windows 7 and shows how to handle…
To help prepare your applications for Windows 7, download the
Windows 7 Training Kit for Developers. The kit includes code, videos and labs for both native Win32 C++ developers and .NET developers covering the new features available in Windows 7.
The Parallel Patterns Library (PPL) provides a task-based asynchrony model that can make working with asynchronous APIs much easier for C++ programmers. Asynchronous APIs are pervasive in the "Windows 8" Windows Runtime (WinRT). Potentially long-running operations—like file and…
Windows Store Weekly highlights 5 of the coolest apps in the Windows Store each week. In just 5 minutes you'll get to know what's new, what's hot and what you should be checking out in every app category out there. Please add your suggestions for awesome Windows 8 apps in the comments section. This…
Joe Stegman talks about creating XAML UI for Windows Store apps. He mentions the flexibility of XAML being accessible from C++, VB and C#, and the great performance you will get out of the engine (which is written in native code). Learn more about the new XAML UI…
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Mark's posts are stellar. The detail, the clarity, the usefulness. Definitely one of my favorite technical Windows-related blogs. The post I linked to specifically is incredibly interesting given that it details a rare, but very painful problem and in process
DevRadioAug 29, 2012 at 4:00 AM0
G. Andrew Duthie
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Abstract: Andrew Duthie and Chris Bowen share with us their Top 10 Windows 8 secrets for App success. Tune in as they discuss the incredible money making opportunities available for developers who jump in and develop applications for Windows 8 as well as what free tools and services are…
DevRadioAug 22, 2012 at 5:00 AM0
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Abstract: In today’s episode Michael Palermo shows us some simple styling techniques for our Windows 8 apps using CSS. Next Steps:Step #1 – Download the Tools for Windows 8 App DevelopmentStep #2 – Download Visual Studio Express for Windows 8Step #3 – Start building your own Apps for Windows 8 …