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Data Binding In Windows 8. Part 3–Element Binding

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In my previous post, I discussed the three modes of DataBinding for Windows 8. Today we’ll take a brief look at binding not to data, but rather binding one UI element to the value of another.  In this example, we’ll … Continue reading → For the complete article and hyperlinks, please visit my blog at

Visual Studio 2012 and .NET Framework 4.5 released to the web!

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I’m thrilled to announce that this morning we released Visual Studio 2012, Team Foundation Server 2012, and .NET Framework 4.5 to the web. It’s time to start your engines, and begin downloading today! MSDN Subscribers can download immediately at the MSDN Subscriber Download Page, and volume licensing customers will be able to download starting tomorrow from the Volume Licensing Service Center. You’ll also be able to find the product in stores in the next month or so, as well as some availability to purchase through the Visual Studio product website in the next few days. Finally, to evaluate
the free trial versions or download our free Express products, please visit the Visual Studio product website today. This has been a great release for the team, and I’m really excited about all that we’ve accomplished. By adopting agile practices, and using our IDE and ALM tools, we’ve been able to complete the release in half as many milestones this time around. Here’s a picture of our release team, signing off on the final build: Developing great apps for Windows 8 is an important goal of this release. Therefore, in coordination with today’s developer tools releases, you’ll notice that...(Read whole news on source site)

Visual Studio 2012 RTM available & installed

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With the availability of Visual Studio 2012 RTM today on MSDN I wanted to let you know that Northwest Cadence just completed its first Production RTM installation for a customer. Do not fear this upgrade. If you are moving from TFS 2010 this is a simple upgrade although there are many new [...]-Are you adopting Visual Studio, Team Foundation Serve or Agile? Are you stuck in a rut? Let us help you... email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Win cool prizes in the app contest!

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Last week Vivek Narasimhan (Product Marketing Manager for Office and SharePoint) announced the app contest in the official Apps for Office and SharePoint Blog for developers. The app contest? Yes! The app contest is open to developers who have a great idea for an app for Office or an app for SharePoint. Prizes include $10,000 cash, Xbox + Kinect, and other Microsoft hardware. Submit your entry by 12/20/2012 to participate. If you have ideas but need some guidance about apps, learn more about building apps at . And you can get useful apps for Office and SharePoint samples. Tip:
You don't even need to install SharePoint or Visual Studio to start building apps. You can start right away by signing up for an Office 365 Developer Site and installing the "Napa" Office 365 Development Tools! For more information, visit Apps for Office and SharePoint Developer Contest and follow us on the Apps for Office and SharePoint Blog.
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New Windows 8 “Camp in a Box” and Virtual Labs - Chris Bowen's Blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

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New Windows 8 “Camp in a Box” and Virtual Labs - Chris Bowen's Blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs:

The Windows 8 Virtual Labs let you dive in and learn about Windows 8 development without having to install everything on your own machine.  It uses an ActiveX control to let you connect to a remote server where everything is configured and ready for you.
You can work (in 90-minute segments – and yes, you can get more as you need) on this set of C# labs

Windows Azure and Cloud Computing Posts for 8/13/2012+

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A compendium of Windows Azure, Service Bus, EAI & EDI,Access Control, Connect, SQL Azure Database, and other cloud-computing articles. Note: This post is updated daily or more frequently, depending on the availability of new articles in the following sections: Windows

Time Management Tips #20 - Priorities List

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“Action expresses priorities.” -― Mahatma Gandhi
“Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.” -― Stephen R. Covey
“Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” -― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Your priority list is not your To-Do list.  It's not your backlog. (Although, you should prioritize your lists.  But, how do you prioritize them?  Hint – this is where your priorities list comes in.) Your priorities list is your little list
of what’s most important.  It’s your little list of the most important things to achieve. How important is your little priorities list?  Let's put it in proper perspective.  A lack of priorities, or the wrong priorities, are one of the leading causes of failure in management, leadership, and otherwise highly capable employees. Time management tips #20 is priorities list.  If you don't have one, make one now.  What else could be more important than having a list of priorities list at your finger tips? (If you had your priorities list you would know the answer to that.) ...(Read whole news on source site)