11 great features in Visual Studio 2012

Last week we saw the release of Windows Release Preview and Visual Studio 2012 RC, Here in Sweden I will hold a seminar on what’s new in Visual Studio as part of Microsoft’s Sommarkollo. I will focus on three subjects: What’s new in VS 2012. A lap around Visual Studio to highlight some of the…

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VS 2012: Project file compatibility with VS 2010

You know how it used to be: A new version of Visual Studio is released and you are eager to try it out. You install the new version side-by-side with your current version and try it out with a few sample projects. Great. Now you want to try it on *real* code. So you open…

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Building Windows 8 post on Contracts

Implementing contracts in your Windows 8 Metro Style app is crucial to make your app in integral part of Windows 8. I think the apps that are most successful in implementing contracts are the ones that will be successful.   Nice to see a blog post on the Building Windows 8 blog about this. It…

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Prisjakt The Story – Search Contract and Deep Linking

[Prisjakt – The Story is a series of blog posts about our experiences helping Prisjakt/PriceSpy to write a Windows 8 Metro Style App using HTML/CSS/JavaScript. Today’s post talks implementing the search contract and implementing deep linking from a live tile and is authored by Peter Bryntesson] Introduction An important aspect of every Windows 8 Metro…

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Prisjakt The Story – Designing the application

[Prisjakt – The Story is a series of blog posts about our experiences helping Prisjakt to write a Windows 8 Metro Style App using HTML/CSS/JavaScript. Today’s post talks about how we designed the PriceSpy/Prisjakt app and is authored by Tess Ferrandez] Introduction When you start designing a Windows 8 Metro app there are a few…

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Prisjakt The Story – Resolutions and Orientations

[Prisjakt – The Story is a series of blog posts about our experiences helping Prisjakt to write a Windows 8 Metro Style App using HTML/CSS/JavaScript. Today’s post shows a few of the way we adapted the Prisjakt/PriceSpy app to different resolutions and is authored by Tess Ferrandez] Introduction One of the challenges of building metro…

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Prisjakt The Story – JSON and Data Binding

[Prisjakt – The Story is a series of blog posts about our experiences helping Prisjakt/PriceSpy to write a Windows 8 Metro Style App using HTML/CSS/JavaScript. Today’s post talks about the JSON and the different ways data binding is accomplished in HTML/JavaScript and is authored by Peter Bryntesson] Introduction In a connected world the almost every…

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Prisjakt The Story – Localization

[Prisjakt – The Story is a series of blog posts about our experiences helping Prisjakt/PriceSpy to write a Windows 8 Metro Style App using HTML/CSS/JavaScript. Today’s post is a primer on how to localize your app and is authored by Peter Bryntesson] Introduction In Windows 8 and in particular with the advent of the Microsoft…

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Prisjakt The Story – Writing a Windows 8 app in JavaScript/HTML

[Prisjakt – The Story is a series of blog posts about our experiences helping Prisjakt/PriceSpy to write a Windows 8 Metro Style App using HTML/CSS/JavaScript. Today’s post is an introduction with a recorded demo and a list of the posts in the series and is authored by Peter Bryntesson] Introduction Prisjakt/PriceSpy is web site for…

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