Back to basics sur les données et le stockage pour Windows 8 et Windows Phone 8

Les applications modernes dans Windows 8 et Windows Phone 8 placent le contenu au premier plan et offre aux utilisateurs la possibilité d’interagir directement avec celui-ci. Encore faut-il l’avoir chargé… D’une manière générale la gestion des données dans une application impacte toute l’expérience utilisateur : performances, temps de chargement, persistance, expérience utilisateur en mode déconnecté….


Tips and tricks for Windows 8 JavaScript developer: How to create a cool parallax background

Parallax background is a really simple but extremely cool feature you can add to your application. You just need a div containing your background picture and a listview on top of it: <div id="backgroundHolder"> </div> <div class="blocksList" id="blocksList" data-win-control="WinJS.UI.ListView"></div> Then you have to use this CSS to display background picture larger than the current window:…


Comment gagner de l’argent avec Windows 8

Suite à ma session pour la journée des communautés j’ai le plaisir de vous partager mes slides que vous pourrez réutiliser à loisir: http://www.catuhe.com/msdn/Comment gagner de l’argent avec Windows 8.pptx


Why WACK fails on my C++/WinRT component ?

If you are developing a WinRT component using C++ (good idea!), you could have some issues with the validation process: The key point is that all calls to vccorlib110.dll (The C++ runtime used by Visual Studio 2012) are marked as not supported: ”API xxxxx in vccorlib110.dll is not supported for this application type.” Actually if…


How to develop a game for Windows 8 modern UI

* updated on 10/12/2012 * The Windows Store is an exceptional opportunity for your games to reach an unmatchable market size. So the question is: which technologies are available to develop a game? Developing from scratch Using DirectX Windows 8 Modern UI allows developers to create games using DirectX 11 with C++: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/ee663274.aspx Microsoft DirectX…


WorldMonger is on the Windows 8 Store !!!!!!!

I’m thrilled to announce that WorldMonger, the game we developed with some friends of mine is available on the Windows 8 store: http://apps.microsoft.com/webpdp/app/worldmonger/4a3fa8c4-5086-4b91-b63b-a878da33a28d WorldMonger is a god game where you will learn how to create a stable ecosystem. You will use huge powers to model the world and control the DNA of grass, rabbits and…


Discover how the Kinect Toolbox was created

  I’m pleased to announce the final availability of my book about Kinect for Windows: The summary is the following: PART I KINECT AT A GLANCE CHAPTER 1 A bit of background CHAPTER 2 Who’s there? PART II INTEGRATE KINECT IN YOUR APPLICATION CHAPTER 3 Displaying Kinect data CHAPTER 4 Recording and playing a Kinect…