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Category: Windows 8

Windows 8.1 Windows Phone and Windows Azure Weekly Online Sessions

The great team of Technical Evangelists in the Middle East & Africa DPE are bringing to you and me, and basically everyone interested, a series of 10 online weekly sessions dedicated to Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8 and Windows Azure. And they all start this week! I would like to invite you to attend these very interesting sessions Here is summary of the these events: Windows 8.1 In these session you’ll create an application from…

My Book is Out

I have some exciting news today! I just learned that my book titled Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript has been published. For the past 4 months I was a bit 🙂 busy with authoring this small technical book of around 150 pages. It was a great challenge, my first “grand” scale authoring experience and hopefully it won’t be the last attempt. The book was published by Packt Publishing whose team of editors, technical editors,…

Windows 8.1 13 killer features

Here is a nice little article published on money.cnn.com that sums up 13 killer features introduced by Windows 8.1 by  Adrian Covert  @CNNMONEYTECH The article goes through a list of 13 killer features in Windows 8.1 and for each feature it explains “Why we like it” and “How to use it” Here are some of the features listed in the article: Start button: The Start button has returned to its original spot on the desktop taskbar Desktop Mode boot:…

Object expected at renderItemAsync Error with WinJS.Binding.Template

The following applies to Windows Store Apps using JavaScript: When trying to add a ListView control with a static data-source of an array of objects and using Binding templates with ListView controls, always remember to have the list item template (WinJS.Binding.Template) before the ListView control in the markup. Otherwise, the solution will error out in the ui.js file at the following line: [snippet id=”108″] And the error will have the following stack trace: [snippet id=”107″]…

Windows 8 Virtual Labs

Microsoft created Windows 8 Virtual Labs that will teach you how to build, share and sell interesting and easy-to-use applications that will make your customers happy. Virtual labs are simple –no complex setup or installation required. Each lab comes with a downloadable manual and a 90-minute time allocation. You can sign up for additional 90-minute blocks at any time. You will find these labs on the MSDN site  via this link  Microsoft Developer Network > Learn > Virtual Labs > Windows 8

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