Category Archives: Windows 8

Yet Another Podcast #107–Windows 8.1 For Developers

In this podcast, I’m joined by Pete Brown and Jeff Burtoft, both of Microsoft, to discuss Windows 8.1 for Developers.  Pete focuses on XAML, Jeff on HTML and they bring their shared perspective on what’s in store for developers moving … Continue reading

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A Personal Note – Moving On…

In our industry it is common to have a number of jobs during the course of your career. I’ve benefitted from my experiences at PBS, Citibank, Ziff Davis, AT&T and Microsoft to name just a few. In recent years I’ve … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #104–Pete Brown on Windows 8.1

Pete Brown joins Jon Galloway and me to discuss Windows 8.1 This is part 1, Pete comes back with Jeff Burtoft later in the month to discuss Windows 8.1 from a developer’s viewpoint. Pete’s focus at Microsoft is on helping … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #103–Scott Hanselman

Scott Hanselman joins me to talk about One ASP.NET, Windows 8 and what he’s been up to.  Scott is a Principal Project Manager at Microsoft, and one of the most popular personalities on the net; host of three podcasts and … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #101–Mary Jo Foley

Mary Jo Foley is the author of the All About Microsoft blog for ZDNet.  She has been following Microsoft since 1984 and is one of our most fascinating returning guests.  Today she talks about /Build and Windows 8.1, Azure and … Continue reading

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6th Pluralsight Course: Telerik Win 8 XAML Controls

Very proud to announce my latest Pluralsight course: Telerik Win 8 XAML Controls  This course is a bit of a departure from my “From Scratch” series; it focuses on reviewing the Win 8 controls from Telerik and how to use … Continue reading

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5th Pluralsight Course: C# From Scratch

Incredibly proud to say I’ve released my 5th Pluralsight course: C# From Scratch. C# is one of the most popular languages on the planet and with good reason. It is the language of choice for .NET and for Windows 8 … Continue reading

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Published Second Pluralsight Course: Windows 8 From Design to Delivery

I’m incredibly proud to say that I’ve published my second Pluralsight course, Windows 8 Application Development With XAML and C# From Design to Delivery. This course follows the design and development of a real project: Conference Buddy, that I’ve been … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Store Applications Vs. WPF Applications

Today’s Windows Developer faces a crucial decision: whether to build for the new (shiny!) Windows 8 Store or to build for the Desktop.  There are significant advantages to each, and they are, more or less, mutually exclusive.

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Pluralsight Course: Windows 8 From Start to Store

Shameless self-promotion warning! I have released my first (but not last) Pluralsight course, Windows 8 From Start To Store .  This XAML and C# – based course covers everything from design fundamentals to data to getting your app in the … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #93–Shawn Wildermuth

Talking with Shawn and Jon Galloway about Windows 8 Development, XAML, HTML5, tools, training and much more.  Shawn’s Blog Wilder Minds HowToWat.ch Listen | Yet Another Podcast  

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Windows 8 Storing Data With SQLite

In a previous blog post, I showed the repository pattern with local or remote data storage.  In this blog post, based in part on work done for my upcoming book Pro Windows 8 With C# and XAML by Jesse Liberty … Continue reading

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