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Early findings going from Silverlight to WinRT

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I’ve been spending quite a bit of time working with WinRT over the past couple weeks. Specifically prepping for next week’s Visual Studio Live! and VS Connections conferences. As part of this process, I have a super early version of CSLA 4 version 4.5 that builds and (mostly) runs on WinRT. I’d done a lot of the work months ago when the Windows 8 developer preview came out, so getting it to work on the consumer preview took only a couple hours. The only new feature I’ve added so
far is support for the new async and await keywords for WinRT data portal code. I still need to add async/await support for the .NET data portal. I might refine some of my implementation, but right now I can use async/await to call the data portal in WinRT, and that’s cool! The primary observation I want to make right now though, is that business classes created using CSLA 4 that target Silverlight will now recompile for WinRT with no code changes required. I took the entire ProjectTracker business library project and just recompiled it for WinRT and it works...(Read whole news on source site)

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