How Blend made creating a Windows 8 app in 24 hours easy.

Having never used Blend before I was amazed how fast and easy it was to create my simple app.   The source code for this Windows 8 app and many others can be found on my GitHub (http://bit.ly/17NwuAw) After joking with a friend of mine, we came up with a fun little app that would…


Video of the Week: How to Port iOS apps to Windows apps

This video talks about how to port iOS apps to Windows Store apps Many of you have built apps for iOS and may be interested in how developing for Windows Store varies from developing for iOS. In this video Rafe Wu explains some of the comparisons between the two platforms. This is not an exhaustive…

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Windows 8 development for iOS developers

If you’ve already built an iOS app, what do you need to know to build a Windows 8 app? The Windows Store site has added some great resources to help iOS developers create Windows 8 store apps. You’ll find Resources for iOS developers that includes all kinds of tips to help you get started How…

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Building a Windows 8 app? Pick your favorite flavour!

When building an app for Windows 8, you have three programming models to choose from: .NET, HTML/CSS JavaScript, or C++ My husband likes cherry ice cream. My son likes chocolate. I like mint chocolate chip. Our favorite ice cream shops sell all three flavours, so we all leave happy! When I started coding, I quickly…

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