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Great Indian Developer Summit 2013 : Windows Store App Development Hands on Lab

I am very excited for the Hands on Lab Workshop tomorrow at Great Indian Developer Summit. Windows Store App Development Hands on Lab May 7 2013, 12.15 to 16.00 (Indian Standard Time) at Hall C. By Goutham Upadhyaya (@goupadhy) & Wriju Ghosh (twitter @wriju_ghosh), Partner Consultant, Microsoft Corp, India Find more at http://www.developermarch.com/developersummit/session.html?insert=gouthamtut1  Some prerequisite,… Read more

Windows 8 App : Top blogs of MSDN and TechNet

Most of us follow the great blogs from MSDN and TechNet. So I have build an application which pulls top MSDN and TechNet blogs together. Download link http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/app/msdn-and-technet-top-blogs/f509b127-db03-48e6-a66b-a8dc4858d7d3 Please install and share your feedback via setting charm Win+C and choose “setting” then “Rate and Review” Namoskar!!!… Read more

Windows 8: Free e-book available for HTML/JS

The download links You can download the ebook in PDF format here: http://go.microsoft.com/FWLink/?Linkid=270056 (17.9 MB) EPUB format is here: http://go.microsoft.com/FWLink/?Linkid=272592 (37.3 MB) MOBI format is here: http://go.microsoft.com/FWLink/?Linkid=272591 (69.5 MB) The ebook’s companion content is here: http://go.microsoft.com/FWLink/?Linkid=270057 (59.9 MB) (Note: An updated version of the companion content was made available on November 8, 2012, to fix… Read more

Windows 8 HTML 5 Jump Start and Free Certification

HTML 5 certification related Jump start is now available at https://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/tracks/developing-windows-store-apps-with-html5-jump-start-  Videos are published at chanel9 at Module (01a): Designing a Windows Store App, Part 1 Module (01b): Designing a Windows Store App, Part 2 Module (02a): Developing Windows Store Apps, Part 1 Module (02b): Developing Windows Store Apps, Part 2 Module (03a): Working with… Read more

Windows Store App : What you need to know

Upload Your app begins the certification process when you upload it to the Store. During the upload process, we check your app’s packages for technical compliance with the Certification requirements for Windows apps. If your app passes these tests, you’ll see a successful upload message under the upload control in the Packages page. If a… Read more

Windows 8: List of all available AppBar icons

Are available at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/hh770557.aspx     previous next play pause edit save clear delete remove add cancel accept more redo undo home up forward right back left favorite camera settings video sync download mail find help upload emoji twopage leavechat mailforward clock send crop rotatecamera people closepane openpane world flag previewlink globe trim attachcamera zoomin… Read more

Why I should use Expression Blend for HTML to design?

Because you simply cannot ignore it. It is just an amazing tool to have This gives you WYSWYG Takes care of the dynamically loaded controls with data while designing Data bound WinJS controls are not visible in Visual Studio unlike ASP.NET You can also view and design for different layouts like snapping etc. Helps you… Read more

Windows 8: How do you add src attribute to an img tag when image is a stream not a file

At runtime we may have file coming from sources like Web Cam. This is not a file at that point in time. It is just a stream. Now, if I am into a HTML WinJS app how can I add it? Let’s you have a file with “myFile”. //Make the temporary URL (HTML5) //This URL… Read more

WinJS.xhr Issue while running next time

Windows 8 and WinJS.xhr goes hand in hand while developing application to consume web. I was trying out something like that. It used to work fine for the first run. But the second and consecutive runs it gives error as below. Error message Exception is about to be caught by JavaScript library code at line… Read more

Windows 8 Application and OData with Netflix

Windows 8 and OData goes hand in hand. Today while discussing with my sweetheart, I started working on this demo on how to consume OData with Windows 8 Style Application. It does not follow the UX design guideline. However, an honest attempt to demonstrate the capability. I have used the most famous Netflix OData from… Read more

Windows 8 Metro Style Application

Never mind if you do not won a machine with Windows 8 Release Preview installed. You have got machines which comes with Visual Studio 2012 pre-installed and you can follow those great hand on labs. MSDN Virtual Lab: Windows 8: Lab 1 – Creating a Windows 8 Metro Style App – C# MSDN Virtual Lab:… Read more

Building Windows 8 Metro Style Apps Sessions

Building Windows 8 Metro style casual games using HTML 5 The intent of this session is to help HTML5/JavaScript developers with writing their first Metro Style App in a fun, immersive way. We will cover the basics of HTML5 Canvas gaming and how we can easily bring it to Windows 8. We will then add… Read more

Understanding Windows 8 Runtime (WinRT)

This is the best one ever I have came across. This helps a .NET Framework developer to understand what WinRT really means. This is all about making the runtime sleek and small. The era started with .NET Client Profile. So when you develop an application which targets specific type of application then why you need… Read more