It seems as though all of us are actively trying to cram more and more features, functionality, and speed out of everything we use. While the world seems faster paced today than it ever has been in the past, the quest for performance and efficiency is as old as recorded history, and almost certainly…
DevRadioAug 01, 2012 at 6:18 AM0
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Abstract: Jerry Nixon welcomes Jake Poznanski and Sam Kaufmann from Random Salad Games as they discuss some of the games and applications they’ve developed for Windows 8.Tune in as they share with us some of their reasons as to why they jumped in early and started developing for Windows 8 as well as…
DevRadioAug 16, 2012 at 9:11 AM0
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Abstract: In today’s episode Michael Palermo shows us how to add simple content to our Windows 8 app using HTML5. 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 Subscribe…
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 found at…
Build 2013, is taking place June 26-28, 2013 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Save the date and mark your calendar for the opening of registration at 9:00 AM PDT on Tuesday April 2, 2013 at http://buildwindows.com. At Build, we'll share updates and talk about what's next for Windows,…
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 gestures.
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…