What’s new in XAML for Windows 8.1?

//BUILD 2013 concluded last week and there was a ton of stuff to assimilate. I will attempt to summarize a few important changes for C++/XAML/DirectX developers in this blog post., focusing exclusively on the XAML/DirectX Interop scenarios. If you are interested in knowing what is new with just the XAML framework (new controls, binding features…

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Power savings and performance benefits of writing code using C++

I get a few questions my way on an almost daily basis about how writing code using C++ results in savings in power consumption and other performance benefits. In this regard, I defer to the experts (Bjarne, Sutter etc) who explain these concepts with much more clarity and authority. So here you go: http://www.noodle.org/learn/details/115493/bjarne-stroustrup-how-c-combats-global-warming https://channel9.msdn.com/posts/C-and-Beyond-2011-Herb-Sutter-Why-C…

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