Windows 8.1: How to use Visual States in your XAML App

There’s no question that XAML’s résumé has a few items in bold. It’s ability to data bind sets it apart from any other technology. It ubiquity across the Microsoft portfolio of products establishes it as the go-to for developers. But, perhaps it is visual states in XAML that ironically provide developers with remarkable capabilities, and…

3 inevitable things; a glimpse into the future of our industry

In our industry, the future is uncertain. As technology gets more complex, employment seems assured. But as technology gets more complex, perhaps a unified theory of technology will emerge, wiping away the need for keyboard monkeys pounding out apps. It’s just uncertain. But in the short-term, there are three inevitable things. And, here they are….