MVP Featured App: Video Training Windows 8

Windows Expert Consumer MVP Michel Martin has released a Windows 8 app entitled “Video Training Windows 8,” a set of video tutorials on Windows 8. He was inspired to create this app in response to frequently asked questions from his students in the classroom. “My app "Video Training Windows 8" is a global answer to…


Indian MVP Sets A New Theme

Indian MVP Vishal Gupta loves Windows 7! Not only was he excited about the great range of themes available, he decided to create his own.  Vishal’s AeroVG theme provides excellent transparencies in the Windows 7 Taskbar, Start Menu, Explorer and other areas. Download  the AeroVG Se7en theme for Windows 7 here, and learn more about…


MVP Helps User with the Windows 7 Problem Steps Recorder

  MVP Deb Shinder guides her readers through the Problem Steps Recorder in Windows 7. Learn how the recording tool can be used to quickly identify problems and help reduce time spent with your local help desk, by reading Deb’s article below. “One of the brand new features in Windows 7 is the Problem Steps…


Client App Dev MVP releases the Razre WPF Application Framework

Client App Dev MVP Jason Rainwater has recently released his Razre Framework on CodePlex. This is a WPF Application Framework intended to provide base functionality for creating robust WPF applications. This project will be on-going adding new features and enhancements. The current version of the framework includes the following functionality: An implementation of the Model-View-ViewModel…


MVP Releases BizUnit on CodePlex!

MVP Kevin Smith runs an open source project for automated testing of Microsoft BizTalk solutions. He developed BizUnit to help drive up the quality of BizTalk solutions. Since March 2007, he has received over 5,792 downloads across all build releases. The BizUnit tool is used by many BizTalk architects to performance test their BizTalk Server…


Norwegian MVP Develops Multi-Touch App For Microsoft Surface

Silverlight MVP Einar Ingebrigsten (Bouvet) was approached by Microsoft Norway to work on a project for NRK – the Norwegian broadcasting company. The project was to design and build a multi-touch application that would be used to launch a new game show called, ‘De Ukjente’ translated as The Unknown. Within six weeks, Einar had created…


MVP ‘Tweets’ PC On Command

  MVP Shoban Kumar recently released TweetMyPC on CodePlex! The open-source application allows you to shutdown, restart or log off your Windows PC, remotely via your Twitter account. The latest version, TweetMyPC 2.0, has lots of new features and has earned great reviews on popular technology such as Lifehacker, Makeuseof, and Gizmodo! Microsoft Program Manager,…


Austrian MVP Provides ‘Virtual’ Extension for XP Mode

Austrian MVP Wolfgang Unger, recently released an integration application for Windows 7’s Virtual PC7/XP Mode, called VMlauncher. VMLauncher allows a user to open any file or folder from the local host system within a specified Virtual Machine. Therefore, you can open any program, file or folder directly from within your Windows 7 Desktop! Once the…


MVP Fights Malware with WinPatrol!

MVP Bill Pytlovany’s anti-malware software, “WinPatrol” was recently featured earlier this year, in a news story by USA Today. The article praised the WinPatrol tool as a great way to protect against security problems! WinPatrol takes a snapshot of the Windows registry, and then alerts the user to any new suspect executable programs, such as…


MVP Releases Mobile Framework on CodePlex

MVP Chris Tacke has released the OpenNETCF.IoC Framework on CodePlex. The public-domain-licensed framework, provides both inversion of control and dependency injection for .NET Compact Framework applications (it can even be used on the desktop too). The current release ships with a real-world sample application, called Wi-Fi Survey, that can be used to survey a Wi-Fi…