Sharing Code between Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 Applications

What’s more exciting than writing apps for the Windows and Windows Phone Stores? Sharing code between your Windows and Windows Phone versions of your apps. In the June 2013 edition of the MSDN magazine I discuss three strategies for sharing code: Portable Class Libraries (PCL’s), Windows Runtime Components (and Windows Phone Runtime Components), and Visual…

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Professional Windows 8 Programming

Updated 10/24 with final book cover design. “Picking up a tablet PC with Windows 8 makes an iPad feel immediately out of date.” – Tom Warren /via @verge Windows 8 Review It is an exciting time to be a Windows developer.  The arrival of Windows 8 is a complete game changer.  The operating system and…

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Professional Windows 8 Programming with C# and XAML

It is an exciting time to be a Windows developer.  The arrival of Windows 8 is a complete game changer.  The operating system and its development platform offer you an entirely new way to create rich, full-featured Windows-based applications.  Along with my fellow authors we you on a journey through all of the new development…

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Announcing BUILD 2012!!!

October 30th, 2012 to November 2nd, 2012 Microsoft Campus, Redmond, Washington Registration opens August 8th 2012, at 08:00 AM PST Tim O’Brien just blogged on MSDN Channel 9 about BUILD 2012 which will be held in Redmond, WA from October 30th, 2012 to November 2nd, 2012. At BUILD 2012 we’ll definitely be talking about Windows…

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Windows 8 Release Preview

Windows 8 today reached another milestone with the availability of the Windows 8 Release Preview which is now available for download along with the Visual Studio 2012 Release Candidate. While you’re downloading the Windows 8 Release Preview and Visual Studio 2012 Release Candidate you should check out the following: Building Windows 8 Blog – Delivering…

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