Just a quick post to highlight an interesting article by Blaine Wastell about a new project (codename “Kona“) that will provide guidance on developing line of business (LOB) apps for Windows 8. Check out this link for the details of this interesting project!Read More..
The last week has been very exciting for Microsoft developers: The //build/ conference in Redmond was full of amazing content including Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 SDK, Microsoft Surface, Xbox SmartGlass, Kinect for Windows and the new language TypeScript. Unfortunately I hadn’t the possibility to participate at the conference but had...Read More..
Today I’ve been honoured to receive my 4th MVP award from Microsoft for my contributions about Silverlight and XAML related technologies during the last year. Every new award is always a great emotion; I would like to thank all the people that supported me including the smart guys...Read More..
Check out these useful downloads including hands-on labs, presentations, samples and resources from the Windows 8 camps. More resources available in this post @ ExpressionBlend.com. Enjoy!Read More..
Great news for Kinect lovers today: a new version of the SDK and tools has been released and includes tons of new functionalities like Kinect Studio: a new tools for recording and playing back Kinect data; Face tracking SDK: real-time 3D mesh of facial features;...Read More..
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..
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..