Great days and lot of new tools for Metro XAML developers on Windows 8. Callisto is a new library of controls and helpers (including SQLite support) for Windows 8 XAML applications (aka Metro style apps) developed by Tim Heuer (@timheuer) and Morten Nielsen (@dotmorten). Click here...Read More..
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The “Windows Runtime (WinRT) XAML Toolkit” is a new resource containing a set of controls and helpers for building Windows 8 Store applications. Click here to read the details and access the download link on CodePlex. New to Windows 8 development? Mark your calendars: the new book “Programming...Read More..
A new version of Expression Blend for Silverlight 5 is now available for download with these features: Expiration date - June 30, 2013; Go-live license; updated Silverlight 5 SDK. Check out the original post by the Expression Blend Team and download the new bits from here....Read More..
As announced on the Windows Phone Developer Blog, Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 Update is now available for download on the Microsoft Download Center. The WPSDK 7.1.1 Update provides a WPSDK patch that enables developers to develop and test for the recently announced Windows Phone 7.5 256 MB...Read More..
Fellow MVP Daniel Vaughan has published in these days on CodePlex a new version of his “Calcium” framework targeting Windows Phone. From the official release notes: “Calcium for Windows Phone is a consolidation of the infrastructure code that has been written for the book Windows Phone...Read More..
Are you interested in keeping up to date and discussing topics about Windows 8, WinRT, Windows Store Apps? Don’t forget to join the new “Windows 8 Experts” Group on Linkedin and start creating awesome applications for this great platform!Read More..
Prism provides guidance designed to help you more easily design and build rich, flexible, and easy to maintain Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) desktop applications and Silverlight Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) and Windows Phone 7.1 (“Mango”) applications. The new version 4.1 released on February 2012 is...Read More..
Today I’ve received the official communication: for the third year I’ve been awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for the Silverlight expertise! It’s always a great honor to be recognized and having the possibility to be part of this group of awesome people sharing knowledge and… passion. My heartful...Read More..
During the //Build conference in Anaheim the release of Windows 8 Developer preview has been announced: you can download it from this link. To get started an impressive number of video tutorials is available in the official site of the conference: http://www.buildwindows.com/. Check out also...Read More..
Great news today! Silverlight 5 RC is available for download from the Silverlight.net official site: http://www.silverlight.net/learn/overview/what’s-new-in-silverlight-5 This release contains a lot of new features including: P/Invoke support for calling native functions 64 bit support Vector (Postscript) Printing Remote Control and Media Command Support DataContextChanged event...Read More..