Q & A on Visual Studio Community 2013 and 2015 Preview

You must have tons of questions on the newly announced Visual Studio Community 2013, Visual Studio 2015 Preview, and Visual Studio 2013 update 4,  here are some of the Q&A which may help. Visual Studio Community 2013   Q: What is Visual Studio Community 2013?  A: Visual Studio Community 2013 is a free full-featured IDE…

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Microsoft takes .NET open source and cross-platform

Key Announcements  Today, Microsoft is taking the next big step for the Microsoft developer platform, opening up access to .NET and Visual Studio to an even broader set of developers by beginning the process of open-sourcing the full .NET server core stack and introducing a new free and fully-featured edition of Visual Studio.  At the…

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Unity Game Engine Goes Free For Indie Xbox One Developers

    Microsoft and Unity have reached an agreement that will open Xbox One even farther to developers using Unity. Additionally, the add-on is free for Windows Phone and Windows 8, making it easier to push out cross-platform games. Microsoft and Unity will now be working together to bring the Xbox One deployment add-on to…

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What Web Developers Need to Know to Develop Windows 8 Apps

Many thanks to Bay Area Mobile meetup and Bay Area jQuery Meetup for inviting me to speak on What Web Developers Need to Know to Develop Windows 8 Apps.  Abstract, presentation and resources are available below: Abstract You already have a Web app on the Internet and want to reach customers with a new, targeted…

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Updated: Building Beautiful and Interactive Windows 8 apps with JavaScript, HTML5 & CSS3 | Presentation, Demo and Resources

I have the honor to present at the multiple conference HTML5 DevConf, Global Mobile International Conference, JSEverywhere and HTML5 DevCon5 recently. I had a great time at each of the conference.  A lot of you are asking for my presentation so I am posting the presentation and resources for your reference. Tip: the best way…

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HTML5 Windows 8 Training: Presentation, and Resources Available

Thanks for attending the Windows 8 Training & Hackathon for HTML5, JavaScript Developers in San Francisco and Mountain View in Oct.  2012.  A lot of you have asked for presentation and resources.  I am using the agenda as map to post the presentation. If you want to download all the presentation, click HERE. Presentation 9:00…

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Using Blend to Design HTML5 Windows 8 Application (Part II): Style, Layout and Grid

In the previous blog, Using Blend to Design HTML5 Windows 8 Application (Part I), it helps you to get start with, in the next few blogs, I am going to show you step by step how now to you can created a lightweight, dynamic version of the memory game in Blend. Many thanks for Christian…

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Windows Store is now Open for Everybody–Start to Submit your App Today

The Windows Store is now open for app submissions from all developers – individuals and companies! Up until now we have been gated on who could get their apps approved to get in the Store, but today that restriction goes away. The Store is now open in 230 consumer markets, 120 markets, and with 103…

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Windows 8 DevCamp: Presentation, Resources Available

    Many thanks for all of you attended Windows 8 DevCamp and Hackathon in Silicon Valley and many other cities in US.  Here are the presentation and resources for the camp. Presentation: You can download all presentation here or you can download the individual presentation from the agenda below. 9:00 – The Windows 8 Platform…

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Free Microsoft eBooks Available to Download: A Large Collection

Want a book to develop Windows 8 Metro application using HTML, JavaScript and CSS?  Here is a free ebook for you (click the image to download).  A lot of samples and code. Programming Windows 8 Apps Interested in Windows Phone development?  Here are the free ebooks for you (click the images to download) Programming Windows…

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