Portable Libraries and the Windows App Certification Kit RC [Nick]

Visual Studio 2012 includes built-in support for Portable Class Libraries that can be used to share code between .NET applications targeting multiple platforms, for example, between Windows Phone and Windows 8 Metro style apps. We’ve received reports that the Windows App Certification Kit (ACK) currently fails to load some portable libraries with an error in…

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What’s New in the BCL in the .NET Framework 4.5 [Immo]

If I were a Microsoft executive I would probably introduce this post with “I’m super excited to announce…” but I’m not. I’m just an engineer. Well, an incredibly proud engineer nonetheless. In any case, I’m proudly spreading the news: the Release Candidate of Visual Studio 2012 and the .NET Framework 4.5 are now available. Uh,…

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