DevRadioJul 29, 2015 at 9:00 AM0
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Jerry Nixon welcomes Si Daniels for this entertaining discussion surrounding the history of the Segoe font, Microsoft’s official typeface. Listen in as they discuss how Segoe came to be, best practices for using it in your applications as well as how you can use a Segoe-like font when writing…
DevRadioAug 05, 2015 at 11:55 AM0
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Notifications are one of the primary ways you interact with your customers on Windows devices. In Windows 10, developers can now send and manage much more customized content inside a notification whether its via the phone or desktop. Tune in as Jerry Nixon welcomes Lei Xu to the show as they discuss…
This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including: [0:33] Windows 8 Release Preview coming first week of June [1:28] Making personal cloud storage for Windows available anywhere, with the new SkyDrive (Steven Sinofsky, Mike Torres, Omar Shahine) [4:29] SkyDrive…
Continuing with our series of conversations with engineers in Windows, we meet Pedro Teixeira, a software developer on the Windows kernel team (aka core OS) who has improved the Windows thread pools in Windows 8. Thread pools are thread management subsystems (user mode and kernel mode) where threads…
The Grid App Template provides a basic CSS3 Media Queries framework for handling snapped mode. In this lesson, we enhance the default layout of our Group Detail and Item Detail pages to accommodate snapped mode.
In this lesson, we allow users to use the reverse-pinching motion to see a high-level overview of the different groups of recipes we offer—a process referred to as "Semantic Zooming." This allows the user to get context and drill into the items that interest them on our start page.
In this lesson, we learn how to respond to the user's request to search using the Search charm in Windows 8. We see all of the changes to our app that are automated by including a search results page template. We also demonstrate how to enable apps to provide spelling suggestions to items as the…