Archive for July, 2013

Windows 8.1: The Hub Control

July 16, 2013 0 Comments
wp-content/uploads/2013/02/group241.png Windows 8.1 XAML Features Series (2 of 2)

When you launch Visual Studio 2013, you will see there happens to be a new project type in the Windows Store app category: Hub App. The Hub App template is centered around the new Hub Control that was added to Windows 8.1. It also happens to be my second favorite XAML feature of the new […]

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Windows 8.1: Data Binding

July 15, 2013 1 Comment
wp-content/uploads/2013/02/group241.png Windows 8.1 XAML Features Series (1 of 2)

By now you all probably have heard all of the latest and greatest things that are coming with Windows 8.1. If you weren’t at Build 2013, make sure you head over to Channel 9 and see what you missed. If you have been keeping up with it, I’m sure there are things that you are […]

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MSDN Article – Creating a Windows Phone 8 Company Hub App

July 2, 2013 0 Comments

The July issue of MSDN Magazine has my first contribution to the magazine, Creating a Windows Phone 8 Company Hub App. The online version of it can be found at http://tonyc.me/14mRvRr. The article was probably the most involved article that I have written to date. So what’s in the article? Why all kinds of awesomeness […]

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TechEd Europe Background API Session

July 1, 2013 0 Comments

I’m currently traveling home on the first leg back to Houston. Of course, as luck would have it, the flight is late and I’ll be lucky to catch my connection out of London. Oh well, it just means that my trip to TechEd Europe will be one day longer. There are worse places to be […]

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