In need of installing a language pack on windows 8 we can easily install the new language pack from the control panel –> Languages. But this requires you to connected to internet to download and install the selected language pack. In this post I’ll tell you how to install the language pack if you have the language pack already downloaded or on some other media. There’s an wizard to install the
Are we sitting comfortably, then let us begin In yet another one of my adventures with MonoGame and showing new an interesting ways you can take you old XNA code and move it forward on to the MonoGame platform (and still keep your sanity), I’ll go over one of those …
I pleased to announce that my new Pluralsight course Building Windows Store Business Applications with Prism is now live, right on the same day that the subject – Prism for Windows Runtime – is released. How is that for timing? You can read the official word on the release from the team PM Blaine Wastell here. I had the pleasure of working as a vendor on the Prism team (formerly known as the Kona team during development) part time. I was involved with the initial requirements definition for the project, the design of the sample applications and the reusable code
libraries, and even wrote some of the code myself. So this is a topic near and dear to my heart. If I had to sum Prism for Windows Runtime up in a short statement (or run on sentence if you are an English teacher), it would be something like this: Prism for Windows Runtime provides samples, reusable code libraries, and documentation that will help Windows Store app developers write their apps so that they are well structured (most likely using the Model-View-ViewModel or MVVM UI separation pattern, but Prism does not mandate that), maintainable, testable, and leveraging the capabilities of the WinRT platform while following the style guidelines...(Read whole news on source site)
SharpBox is an open source project that provides access to Drop Box and other cloud services on most of the major mobile platforms.
Existing cloud services offer different interfaces for application integration to achieve nearly the same: to store mass and meta data in the cloud. SharpBox abstracts existing proprietary technologies under a clear, easy to use and reliable API available on the most important platforms in the industry (Windows, Linux, MAC, Windows Phone, Android and iOS).
The right content for your role There are hundreds of thousands of topics in the Dev Center, http://dev.windows.com and http://dev.windowsphone.com . We know in any organisation discoverability and sharing of content is critical to success. So why not...(read more)
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Welcome to another edition of the Friday App Shout-Out! I'll keep it short and sweet today…today's app comes from FASO alumi LCG Technologies, and I found out about it at this week's kick-off session of the Game (and App) Jam: Windows 8 Style series this past Tuesday. If you missed out on week 1 of the series, don't fret. You can still sign up for the next two sessions, which will take place on Wednesday, May 22nd, and Wednesday, May 29th, at the Greene Turtle in Hunt Valley, MD. Here's the registration info: Week 2: Building Apps &