Using Visual Studio to Build XAML Converged Apps

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    wpf

    wpf information!!

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    fonurr

    Thanks for the informative presentation. I have three questions.

    1. Can we have the source code of this presentation

    2. When will be able to start writing Universal Projects (i.e when will we have the VS update)

    3. I think that upgrading WP8 project to WP8.1 project is easy but. Making it a Universal app looks like rewriting most of the code, because Navigation, Pages etc.. pretty much everything is not supported by W8.1. Am I correct on this?

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    cynosure09

    Please send me an email at navits at microsoft dot com and I will share the source with you. Visual Studio 2013 Update2 RC has been released and you can download it from here.

    Moving your Windows Phone 8.0 to Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1 should be easier but yes moving to new converged Windows Phone 8.1 platform will take additional work as the platform is based on WinRT.

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    stefanolson

    Hi,

    Where is the "shared asset" extension?

    Stefan

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    cynosure09

    Hi Stefan,

    We are working on it, we expect it to be published by end of this week. I will share a link as soon as it's available.

    -Navit Saxena

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    cynosure09

    The shared project VSIX is now available on Visual Studio gallery. Please download it from: https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/315c13a7-2787-4f57-bdf7-adae6ed54450

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    Nicholas

    This is good...but wish there were enough sample codes

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