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Alternate the startup project automatically for Windows Universal Apps

Cross-post from my MSDN blog http://blogs.msdn.com/b/msgulfcommunity/archive/2015/01/13/setup-startup-project-automatically-for-universal-apps.aspx  Hello Developers! Now with Universal Apps we have 3 or more projects loaded into the Visual Studio solution. Windows 8.1 Project: It contains XAML UI pages and code that targets Windows 8.1. Windows Phone 8.1 Project: It contains XAML UI pages and code that targets Windows Phone 8.1. Shared Project : It contains have XAML UI pages and code that are common to both platforms. The following screenshot illustrates: As you can notice in the previous…

Async made simple

Check the 8 minute video tutorial (via the below link) by Alex Turner , highlighting the new Async keyword in .Net 4.5 See how the Async language feature works together with new .NET Framework APIs to simplify asynchronous programming. No more callbacks! http://visualstudiolaunchstaging.social27.com/vs2012vle/Theater?sid=1778 Happy coding

Visual Studio 2012 Compatible Project Types

For all the developers who are already working with VS 2012 or thinking about it, here is an article on the projects and project types that it can support. The following article is a summary from the msdn article (Visual Studio 2012 Compatibility) One of the major features in the latest release of VS is that you can work with Visual Studio 2010 SP1 projects and files in both Visual Studio 2012 and Visual Studio 2010 SP1. So, if…

Visual Studio 2012 official launch

Yesterday was the formal launch event for Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5, a state-of-the-art development solution for building modern applications that span connected devices and continuous services, from the client to the cloud. The launch keynote covered how Visual Studio 2012 takes you into the next era of software development.  The content is available live and for subsequent on-demand viewing from http://visualstudiolaunch.com. Microsoft has a huge line-up of platform this year, from Windows 8 to Windows Phone…

Hands-On Visual Studio 2012

Experience, learn & practice Visual Studio 2012 via guided, multi-lingual and real-life labs. A series of hands-on-labs, with videos, demo scripts, supporting documents and a virtual lab, that falls under the umbrella of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). In These labs you will learn all about the new capabilities of Visual Studio 2012 for application development and get the best out of it for you or your development team. Below are links to a couple of Labs. Check out…

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