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Windows 8 Conference Buddy–Be A Sharing Target

Yesterday, we looked at being a sharing source.  This was surprisingly easy.  Being a target would be more complex except that Visual Studio provides a template that greatly simplifies the process.

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Windows 8 Conference Buddy–Be A Sharing Source

Everybody loves to share.  (At least after they are beaten into doing so in pre-school.) The ability to share from one application to another can be anything from useful to critical.  Historically, we’ve seen a number of ways of doing … Continue reading

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Searching in Windows 8

Windows 8 Store Applications can take advantage of the shared “Charms” that you see when you swipe in from the right edge of your Windows 8 device (or press Win-C).  The top charm is searching and it provides tremendous functionality … Continue reading

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