8/1/2012

Point of Views

Metro uses Views for UI development: Flip, List and Grid. Learn them and build sexier apps.


In-Depth

New Views on Windows 8 Metro-Style Development

FlipView, ListView and GridView are new controls for Windows 8 Metro-style applications. They'll become key tools for building great-looking UIs.


Improved Combinations with the BigInteger Data Type

If your app requires the creation and manipulation of combinations of objects, the BigInteger structure in the Microsoft .NET Framework can offer huge advantages to combination functions.


C# Corner

Performance Tips for Asynchronous Development in C#

Visual Studio Async is a powerful development framework, but it's important to understand how it works to avoid performance hits.


Frameworks

Does Windows 8 Have Staying Power?

Microsoft has had a number of game-changing (for both better and worse) OSes over its long history. In which category will Windows 8 fit?


Mobile Corner

Better Windows Phone Web Browsing

Learn how to automate the WebBrowser control to display and customize the way Web content appears in your Windows Phone application.


Papa's Perspective

Git Involved in Open Source

Developers are contributing to more than a million projects on GitHub -- why aren't you?


Practical .NET

Managing WPF and Prism Modules

Windows Presentation Foundation with Prism and Unity makes assembling applications at runtime from loosely coupled Modules easy -- provided you don't have competing Modules and don't need to communicate between them. Here's how to solve those two problems.


Redmond Review

Microsoft's Surface Endgame

Does the Surface tablet prove that Microsoft's an OEM traitor, or that it finally understands the threat from mobile computing?


Product Reviews

Product Review: Infragistics NetAdvantage

If you're building Windows Phone apps with the limited toolkit that comes with the Microsoft SDK, you'll appreciate this tool suite.


.NET Insight

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