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Building Apps Across Windows 8 Platforms

Although Windows 8 and Windows Phone share the same core, building an app for both isn't as easy as you might think.

Using MEF in a Windows Store App

Eric Vogel covers how to use the Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) to extend a Windows Store application.

10 Things Silverlight Devs Need to Know About the Windows Runtime

Every Silverlight developer needs to know these differences between Silverlight and the Windows Runtime before starting on a WinRT app.

Product Review: Telerik RadControls for Windows 8

The first native Windows 8 controls suite for creating Windows Store apps fills key gaps in the Visual Studio XAML and HTML5/JavaScript toolbox.

.NET 4.5 TypeInfo Reflection

The .NET 4.5 Framework includes some changes to the typical reflection use cases. Most importantly, the Type object has been split into two separate classes: Type and TypeInfo. Find out how and when to use each.

Visual Studio Tip: Setting Up Code Snippets with Variable Parameters

Importing a snippet into Visual Studio and then using the snippet is a snap.

SQL Server 2012 Gets First Service Pack

Upgrades include improved business intelligence capabilities, Reporting Services support for SharePoint.

Windows Phone Navigation with the LongListSelector

Use the LongListSelector control to conveniently display large amounts of data in your mobile apps.

Data Binding 101: Expression Syntax

Data-binding parameters that you can use when wiring up the contents of your Windows Phone application.

Data Binding 101: The Converter Attribute

The Converter attribute can be added to the binding syntax to augment the data at the point it's data bound.

Azure Mobile Services, Part 1

Eric Vogel covers how to create an Azure Mobile Services-backed Windows Store application.

A Data Binding Primer

Data binding is central to Windows Phone Development. Here's a refresher for old pros, and an introduction for newbies.

Getting Started with Windows Azure Mobile Services

Set up and use create a simple Windows Phone program that connects to Azure Mobile Services.

How Windows 8 Changes the Game

Traditional software company Adage Technologies adapts to the sea change that is Windows 8.

Databinding a ListView with Mono for Android

How do we as developers present data to a user? In Android, we use the ListView in its various forms.

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