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 this great post by Michael for downloading all the Build videos in your pc.
Useful resources are available in the SDK: all the XAML Metro style app samples are available following this link.
It’s possible to install Windows 8 side by side with your operating system using a boot from VHD: I’ve followed the instructions described here by Mister Goodcat and all went smoothly.
The new platform and tools are well described in this “Big Picture” showed during the conference:
Laurent Bugnion, Rene Schulte and Doug Seven have great insights into the new platform and tools here, here
Also available for download:
For those like me (also) interested in WPF, a list of the new features is available here.
I’m pretty excited about all these news and I’m looking forward to all the great applications that will be built using XAML, Windows 8, Silverlight, WPF and Windows Phone!
Lot of news this week!
Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta 2 are now available for download here, Jeff Beehler has posted some useful info about this “go live” release.
The new Silverlight Toolkit October 2009 Release is also available on Codeplex featuring Visual Studio 2010 support and various improvements on existing components (like drag-and-drop for items controls).
Read these posts by Tim Heuer and Jeff Wilcox for more details and enjoy!
One of the cool new features available in Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 is the possibility to use Multi Targeting in order to build solutions for Mono: read here the detailed instructions by Jonathan Pobst.
Click here to download it. Enjoy!
Click here to read the article.
Read this great article by Bart Czernicki.
In this post, Jason Zander reveals the new UI for Visual Studio, built on WPF:
Click here to read the original post by Scott Guthrie.
Download link: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=141184&clcid=0×409