Sharing Code between Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 Applications

What’s more exciting than writing apps for the Windows and Windows Phone Stores? Sharing code between your Windows and Windows Phone versions of your apps. In the June 2013 edition of the MSDN magazine I discuss three strategies for sharing code: Portable Class Libraries (PCL’s), Windows Runtime Components (and Windows Phone Runtime Components), and Visual…


Windows Phone Camp – 12/7/2012 – Mountain View, CA

      Mountain View, CA Friday, Dec. 7th 9:00am – 4:00pm FREE EVENT Seating is limited, so register today.     A Windows Phone Camp is a FREE event where you can learn everything you need to know to develop and publish a Windows Phone application. Whether you’re a student just starting out or…


Announcing BUILD 2012!!!

October 30th, 2012 to November 2nd, 2012 Microsoft Campus, Redmond, Washington Registration opens August 8th 2012, at 08:00 AM PST Tim O’Brien just blogged on MSDN Channel 9 about BUILD 2012 which will be held in Redmond, WA from October 30th, 2012 to November 2nd, 2012. At BUILD 2012 we’ll definitely be talking about Windows…


Windows Phone Summit – Announcing Windows Phone 8

On June 20th in San Francisco Joe Belfiore and Terry Myerson introduced Windows Phone 8 and detailed the following 8 Platform Announcements that will benefit consumers, developers and hardware vendors. Multi-core processor support: As reviewers have noted, Windows Phone runs buttery smooth on phones with a single processor. But piggybacking on the Windows core provides…