Application Development


The Visual Studio Magazine 2019 Reader's Choice Awards Are Out

There's no better source of guidance about tool selection than the opinions of fellow developers.

Windows Devs Can Now Test Apps with 'Private Audiences'

Microsoft this week announced a private audience capability that lets developers target only specific people to try out their Windows Store apps and games before they go mainstream.

Windows Developers Get New Tool for Desktop App Analytics

Microsoft this week announced a new analytics tool that lets Windows developers view details about desktop application performance and reach.

Azure Functions, App Service Go On-Premises

Two cloud development services -- Azure Functions and Azure App Service -- are now available on Azure Stack, which brings cloud functionality to on-premises, hybrid implementations.

Electron.NET Uses ASP.NET Core 2.0 for Cross-Platform Desktop Apps

Two Microsoft MVPs have collaborated on a project called Electron.NET that uses the open source ASP.NET Core 2.0 framework to create cross-platform desktop apps running on Windows, OSX and Linux.

Windows Template Studio for UWP Apps Updated

Microsoft is continuing to improve its new Windows Template Studio, a wizard-based extension for Visual Studio designed to speed up the development of Universal Windows Platform apps.

A Lap Around the Windows Phone 8 Platform

Nick Randolph dissects Windows Phone 8 as a platform for application and enterprise developers.

Microsoft Offers Windows 8 Device Guidelines

The senior director of the Windows Commercial Business Group provides a checklist to help organizations choose the best Windows 8 machines and tablets.

Android 4 and Fragments

Learn how to use the Fragments API in Mono for Android to create an application UI for multiple screens, such as a handset and tablet.

Embarcadero Updates C++ Builder for Windows 8

C++Builder XE3 implements a new native compiler architecture that supports development on both Windows 8 and Mac OS X PCs.

Guthrie To Keynote Windows Azure Conference

Microsoft's Windows Azure announcements this week are setting the stage for a Windows Azure Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 14, for app developers.

Azure Mobile Services, Part 3

In Part 3 of this series, Eric Vogel covers how to implement user-level authorization and push notifications using an Azure Mobile Service.

Build 2012: Windows 8 Opportunity Mobilizes Developers

Microsoft released the Windows Phone 8 developer tools on Tuesday as the company welcomed developers to its Redmond campus to dive deeper into its Windows 8 development platforms.

Azure Mobile Services, Part 2

In Part 2 of this series, Eric Vogel covers how to implement authentication and basic authorization with an Azure Mobile Service-backed Windows Store application.

Visual Studio 2012 Launch Highlights Tools for Modern Apps

With more than 600,000 downloads of Visual Studio 2012 in a less than 4 weeks, the new IDE has the fastest download rate in the product's history.

Cashing In on the New Cloud App Model for Office

Microsoft launched a developer contest on Wednesday with a top prize of $10,000 for the winning Office or SharePoint 2013 app.

The New Read-Only Collections in .NET 4.5

Eric Vogel covers some practical uses for the long awaited interfaces, IReadOnlyList and IReadOnlyDictionary in .NET Framework 4.5.

Build 2012 Slated for Week After Windows 8 Release

This year's developer conference is scheduled to take place at the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Wash., just days after Windows 8 ships.

Silverlight Transitions Continue for Developers and Microsoft

If you haven't heard much about Silverlight lately, a few things have popped up in recent weeks that shed some light on Microsoft's vision for the technology and how to move forward.

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.

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