I’ve just returned from the Build 2014 conference in San Francisco where I had the opportunity to attend several interesting sessions about new developments in the Microsoft space. One of the “big news” has been the introduction of the concept of “Universal Windows Apps“, a great way to share code... Read More..
I’ve just received my copy of NDepend v5.0: this new version adds several great features to the product including Support for Visual Studio 2013 (yeah!) New Dashboard Panel Focusing on Recent Rules violation UI Enhancements Trend Monitoring Churning Rules and Queries Report Enhancements Click here... Read More..
Today I’ve been honoured to receive my 5th MVP award from Microsoft for my contributions about Client Development and related technologies during the last year. It’s always a great emotion receiving the award: I would like to thank all the people that supported me including the smart guys working... Read More..
I already blogged about NDepend basic features here: I was positively impressed by the capabilities of this tool by fellow MVP Patrick Smacchia. NDepend permits you to examine .NET projects and highlight different metrics in the code in order to better analyse what areas of... Read More..
I’ve received several requests for publishing the MultiTouch Behaviors on the NuGet gallery so I created a simple package containing support for the Windows Phone and Silverlight platforms. To enable your project for MultiTouch, just run the following command in the Package Manager Console and all the libraries... Read More..
As you may know, the Microsoft Patterns & Practices team has recently released the final version of “Prism for Windows Runtime“, available for download here on CodePlex. This project contains a complete guidance for building Windows Store apps using C# and XAML and includes the following... Read More..
I’m a big fan of separation of concerns: applying the correct architecture and patterns is the right way to make a successful project instead of making it fail. There’s a lot of buzz in this period around Windows 8 and its programming model based around WinRT,... Read More..
Great news for all Kinect for Windows developers and NUI enthusiasts: a new version of the SDK will be available for download on Monday March 18th, 2013 from the official site http://www.kinectforwindows.com. A comprehensive list of the new tools and features is available in the... Read More..
I’m always interested in evaluating new tools and components for enriching the User eXperience of projects and shortening the time to market. In the past I used for some projects XAML controls from Telerik and I’ve been always pleased with their performance, availability of samples... Read More..