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Windows 8: Advanced Live Tiles, Part 2

How to schedule live tile and badge updates in a Windows 8 application.

Working with Advanced Live Tiles in Windows 8

In part 1 of his series on advanced live tiles, Eric Vogel shows you how to add secondary tiles to your Windows 8 Metro style applications.

Enabling User-Updated Live Tiles in Windows 8

This tutorial demonstrates how to give users more power with the ability to customize live tiles in Metro style apps.

Exceptional Async Handling with Visual Studio Async CTP 3

Handling exceptions in the Task-Based Asynchronous Pattern has become much easier with the latest version of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

Fluent Interface Design in .NET

Eric Vogel shows you how to simplify the consumption of your API by adding a fluent interface design.

The .NET Command Pattern, Part 2

How to implement an undo/redo system using the Command pattern in the .NET Framework.

The Command Pattern in .NET

In Part 1 of this series, Eric Vogel walks you through a software design pattern that is commonly used to handle UI interactions.

Using Aspect-Oriented Programming to Initialize and Connect WPF Commands

See how a simple interceptor can help reduce the amount of coding needed to initialize your Windows Presentation Foundation ICommand properties.

Using Push Notifications in Windows 8

Eric Vogel walks through how to send and receive push notifications in a Windows 8 Metro application.

Roslyn CTP Custom Refactoring

Learn how to extend Visual Studio 2010 by creating code issue providers with the Roslyn CTP.

The Strategy Pattern in .NET

Eric Vogel shows you how to use a common software design pattern that allows an app to dynamically pick an appropriate method at runtime.

Building a Windows 8 Metro App, Part 3: Putting it Together

Eric Vogel covers how to use the Windows 8 local data storage APIs to cache application data.

Simplify Your Projections with AutoMapper

Tired of mapping your classes from one format to another? A convention-based, open source library can help alleviate some of those coding headaches.

Building a Windows 8 Metro App, Part 2

Learn how to implement the new sharing contracts in Windows 8 to distinguish your application.

Building a Windows 8 RSS Reader

Eric Vogel walks through a soup-to-nuts demo for building a Metro-style RSS reader.

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