What the Hyper-V? WP8 SDK Emulator and Hyper-V Insights

As I noted in an earlier post [  http://blogs.msdn.com/b/devfish/archive/2012/11/06/are-you-slat-compatible-wp8-sdk-tip-01.aspx ], the Windows Phone 8 emulator requires Hyper-V if you wish to work against the emulator.  So what’s going on under the hood?  Let’s take a peek at some of the Hyper-V points going on with Windows 8 and Hyper-V. The Windows Phone 8 SDK ships…

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Windows Phone 8 Development Internals Preview 1

Perhaps my favorite Windows Phone book ( after SAMS Windows Phone 7.5 Development in 24 Hours, of course ) was Andrew Whitechapel’s Windows Phone 7 Development Internals.  The book offered a great inside look at almost all the phone internals.  Andrew’s book turned into a referral / goto reference for items we weren’t able to…

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Are you SLAT Compatible? WP8 SDK Tip 01

Windows Phone 8 SDK has some new requirements you might not be aware of. Firstly, it requires Windows 8 64-bit version.  I’ve already run into a few folks who had the 32-bit version of Windows 8 installed and were unable to run the phone tools.  Make sure you have Windows 8 64-bit edition. The emulator…

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