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Charm Up your Metro App (Part III) (Release preview)

Updated for Release Preview Disclaimer : These articles were written with the Consumer Preview version. No guarantee it will work on other versions. Charming Up Metro App (Part I) : Settings pane.Charming Up Metro App (Part II) : Search Contract.Charming Up Metro App (Part III) : Share Contract.Charming Up Metro App (Part IV) : File Open Picker Contract.   Warning : [...]

Content Type Resource URI in Metro (Release Preview Update)

This is the update for Release Preview of small post about resources URI in Metro application. If you developed in WPF, then you remember the “pack://application:,,,/…” kind of URI for Content type resources. For Metro, Microsoft created (again) another kind of URI. The syntax is ms-appx:///TheResourcePath Exemple, in an application called [...]

Charm Up your Metro App (Part IV) (Release Preview)

  Updated for Release Preview Disclaimer : These articles were written with the Consumer Preview version. No guarantee it will work on other versions. Charming Up Metro App (Part I) : Settings pane.Charming Up Metro App (Part II) : Search Contract.Charming Up Metro App (Part III) : Share Contract.Charming Up Metro App (Part IV) : File Open Picker Contract.   This [...]

Charm Up your Metro App (Part II) (Release Preview)

  Updated for Release Preview Disclaimer : These articles were written with the Consumer Preview version. No guarantee it will work on other versions. Charming Up Metro App (Part I) : Settings pane.Charming Up Metro App (Part II) : Search Contract.Charming Up Metro App (Part III) : Share Contract.Charming Up Metro App (Part IV) : File Open Picker Contract.   Contracts [...]

Content Type Resource URI in Metro

Developer Preview version. The Consumer Preview version is here. Just a small post about resources URI in Metro application. If you developed in WPF, then you remember the “pack://application:,,,/…” kind of URI for Content type resources. For Metro, Microsoft created (again) another kind of URI. The syntax is ms-resource://authority/Files/TheResourcePath Exemple, [...]

Charm Up your Metro App (Part IV)

The Developer Preview version is here. Disclaimer : These articles were written with the Developer Preview version. No guarantee it will work on other versions. Charming Up Metro App (Part I) : Settings pane.Charming Up Metro App (Part II) : Search Contract.Charming Up Metro App (Part III) : Share Contract. Charming Up Metro App (Part IV) : FilePicker [...]

Charm Up your Metro App (Part III)

The Developer Preview version is here. Disclaimer : These articles were written with the Developer Preview version. No guarantee it will work on other versions. Charming Up Metro App (Part I) : Settings pane.Charming Up Metro App (Part II) : Search Contract.Charming Up Metro App (Part III) : Share Contract. Charming Up Metro App (Part IV) : FilePicker [...]

Charm Up your Metro App (Part II)

The Developer Preview version is here. Disclaimer : These articles were written with the Developer Preview version. No guarantee it will work on other versions. Charming Up Metro App (Part I) : Settings pane.Charming Up Metro App (Part II) : Search Contract.Charming Up Metro App (Part III) : Share Contract. Charming Up Metro App (Part IV) : FilePicker [...]

To //Build/ (Or not to //Build/)

  I was one of the lucky attendee at the Build 2 weeks ago for the presentation of Windows 8. With all those rumors about the future of .NET, Silverlight and the total secrecy of Microsoft (I suspect Steve Sinofsky worked for the CIA at some point) you can say I was very excited but also a bit anxious. In some way…it was worth the wait! Windows [...]