Just released – Prism for Windows Runtime

Last December, we announced our thoughts on a new version of Prism for Windows 8 which we code named Kona. We are excited to announce that Prism for the Windows Runtime and the associated AdventureWorks Shopper reference implementation is now available on the Windows Dev Center. This guidance helps developers build Windows Store business apps…

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Checkout New Prism Knowledge Base

We will release Prism for the Windows Runtime very soon. In preparation of the release, we created a knowledge base. The knowledge base will continue to grow overtime based upon question you ask in the discussion section on http://prismwindowsruntime.codeplex.com. So go check it out.   Current content   Getting Started Overview Video Create Hello World…


Just posted Video of Prism for Windows Runtime on Channel 9

Check out Francis Cheung and myself talking with Robert Green on Channel 9 about Prism for Windows Runtime. We give a quick overview of the Adventure Works Shopper Reference Implementation and then Francis demonstrates how to create a new app using Prism. For more information about Prism for Windows Runtime check out previous blog posts…


Kona Guidance is now Prism for Windows Runtime

I want to update you on the status of the project from the patterns & practices team codenamed Kona Guidance. The project provides guidance on how to develop Windows Store business apps. We are close to completing the project and have beta versions of the code and associated library available on CodePlex and NuGet. The…


New Kona drop on Codeplex

For those of you interested in creating line of business Windows Store apps, you should check out the latest Kona source code on CodePlex. A number of you posted comments on my blog, requesting that Event Aggregator work with Windows 8 apps. With the latest drop Event Aggregator is now in a Portable Class Library…


Developing a Windows Store app using JavaScript: Hilo guidance released

The patterns & practices client team is happy to announce the release of the Hilo guidance: Developing a Windows Store app using JavaScript. This is companion guidance to Hilo C++. Customer Value Windows 8 enables millions of people to be more productive, creative, and to have fun. The combination of HTML and JavaScript opens up…

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Developing a Windows Store app using C++ and XAML: Hilo guidance released

The patterns & practices client team is happy to announce the release of the Hilo guidance: Developing a Windows Store app using C++ and XAML which is part of the Windows SDK. This is companion guidance for Hilo JavaScript. Customer Value Windows 8 enables millions of people to be more productive, creative, and to have…


Sign-up for the patterns & practices symposium 2013

The patterns & practices Symposium 2013 is scheduled for January 15 – 17, on campus in Redmond. This is a great opportunity for your customers to connect and learn. We have an amazing set of presenters this year. To celebrate our theme of exploration, we’re bringing in two special speakers from outside the software development…


Prism on .NET 4.5 and the road to Windows 8 apps

This blog post discusses our plans for Prism to run on .NET 4.5 and our plans to create guidance for Windows 8 Line of Business (LOB) apps. Prism for Windows 8 is now released. Read about it on my blog post or see a demo of Prism on Channel 9.  Prism on .NET 4.5 We…

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Prism for Silverlight 5 Ships

We finally shipped Prism 4.1 for Silverlight 5. You can find the documentation at www.microsoft.com/prism. The documentation is the same between Prism 4.0 and Prism 4.1. The readme identifies the differences between the versions. Prism 4.1 changes Changes due to Silverlight 5 features: UpdateTextBindingOnPropertyChanged Blend behavior (Silverlight only) has been marked obsolete as Silverlight 5…

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