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The Missing Windows 8 Instructional Video

Scott Hanselman created a great video that gives you a near-complete understanding of the major features in Windows 8 including the Start Screen, Hot Corners, Full Screen Apps, Desktop Apps, The Store, Browsing, Doing Social Stuff. All while using the mouse and keyboard Shortcuts. here is the link to the video on youtube:

Developing in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 Jump Start Course

“Developing in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 Jump Start“   A course by Microsoft Virtual Academy which provides an accelerated introduction to HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript and helps students gain basic HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript programming skills. This course is an entry point into both the Web application and Windows Store apps training paths and helps prepare learners for Microsoft exam 70-480. The course focuses on using HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript to implement programming logic, define and use variables, perform looping and branching, develop…

Windows Phone 8 Training Kit

Mohamed Yamama a Windows Phone Developer Evangelist for Microsoft Middle East & Africa HQ, shared for download a Windows Phone 8 Hands On Labs (Training Kit) on MSDN Blogs You can now download the Windows Phone 8 Hands On Labs from here. I am sharing his post here as well. Thank you Mohamed. And for all WP developers WP8 is here already and this will help you pick up and start developing.   Happy Coding.

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! Happy coding

HTML5 Placeholder Fallback

HTML5 has introduced many features to the browser;  some that can be used with form elements.One of these is the placeholderattribute to INPUT elements.  The placeholder attribute shows text in a field until the field is focused upon, then hides the text. It can be used on text, textarea, search, url, tel, email, and password fields.  You can always achieve the same effect with a few lines of JavaScript code, but native HTML5 support is much better! All you…

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