Windows 8 Developer Camp at Reston (3/27) and DC (3/29)

Developer Tools and Resources Event locations Select a city near you Location Date Reston, VA Mar. 27 Chevy Chase, MD Mar. 29 Orlando, FL Apr. 11 Tampa , FL Apr. 17 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Apr. 19 Charlotte, NC May 1 Waltham, MA May 22 Atlanta, GA May 23 Farmington, CT May 23 Malvern, PA May…


Windows 8 Developer How To: 2. Install Windows Phone SDK on Windows 8

You can download Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Visual Studio 11 (beta) here. While you can download Windows Phone SDK and try to install it on Windows 8 Consumer Preview, you should be aware of three known incompatibility issues, as outlined in the post by the Windows Phone team. As noted in the post, there…


Windows 8 Consumer Preview Developer How To Series

Last week I completed 30 blog posts for the Windows 8 Consumer Preview Power User How to Series. Now it is time to focus on application development on and for Windows 8 Consumer Preview. In this How To series, I will share application development tips and tricks with developers and architects from my experience as…


Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows 8 Consumer Preview Available

This revised toolkit (initially released for Windows 8 Developer Preview on 9/14/2011) has all the tools to make it easy to develop a Windows Azure service and deploy it to your users. In addition to documentation, this toolkit includes Visual Studio project templates for a sample Metro style app and a Windows Azure cloud project….


Windows 8 Developer How To: 1. My First Windows 8 Metro Style App

After downloading and installing Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Visual Studio 11 Express beta, I created the first Windows 8 Metro Style app in JavaScript and C#. The step by step instructions are available here if you’d like to use JavaScript or C#/Visual Basic. For your convenience, I included the sample source code for you…