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..
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..
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..
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..
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 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..
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..