Difference between Application created using Metro UI guidelines and Real Windows 8 Metro Application

Windows 8 Metro Application runs in AppContainer, whereas any application (web or desktop) created with the Metro UI design guidelines does not run on AppContainer. They may be running in browser or directly as exe on System32 under the logged in user credential. I have been seen people are bit confused in between “An Application … Continue reading Difference between Application created using Metro UI guidelines and Real Windows 8 Metro Application

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Live Tiles in XAML based Windows 8 Metro Application

In this post we will discuss Live Tiles in XAML based Windows 8 Metro Application. We will see Updating Live Tiles Creating queue of information to update Live Tiles What is Live Tile? Tiles are the entry point for the application. You will find TILES for all applications installed on your machine at the start … Continue reading Live Tiles in XAML based Windows 8 Metro Application

Presented on Windows 8 at Microsoft DreamSpark Yatra 2012 Indore

I always love talking with students. I strongly believe they are having the energy and unbiased aspiration. In order to pursue my love of talking with students on 18th March 2012, I got an opportunity to present at Microsoft DreamSpark Yata 2012 Indore . Event was in DAVV Auditorium, Takshila Campus, Khandwa Road, Indore. Auditorium … Continue reading Presented on Windows 8 at Microsoft DreamSpark Yatra 2012 Indore

Some Important Points from Design for Windows Phone Developer session from Bijoy Singhal

I attended session of Bijoy Singhal on Design for Windows Phone Developer. I captured some of the points from that session as below IT has been moved from office to home and in between ; Smartphone is not a tiny desktop Phone usage pattern different from desktop You don't want to create app that wont … Continue reading Some Important Points from Design for Windows Phone Developer session from Bijoy Singhal

Some Important Points from “SQL Misconceptions” Session from Pinal Dave and Vinod Kumar

I attended session of Pinal Dave and Vinod Kumar on SQL Misconceptions. Few of points from that session is as following SET ROWCOUNT and TOP and OrderBy is not same. Set RowCount , Top and OrdetBy gives different execution plan Misconception is Cluster Index gives the result out in Order. It sort and gives result … Continue reading Some Important Points from “SQL Misconceptions” Session from Pinal Dave and Vinod Kumar