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

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

Some Important Points from "Software Kaizen: Kanban explained " session from Stephen Forte

Kaizen-to make better , continuous improvement from the lean manufacturing movement at Toyota Kaizen is the way to self-criticized your work then group work The agile manifesto is statement of values. we value individuals and their view first over processes Agile is about values not rules and rigid adherence process Agile is about embracing change…… Continue reading Some Important Points from "Software Kaizen: Kanban explained " session from Stephen Forte

ListView Binding with Grouping and Semantic Zoom in Windows 8 JavaScript Metro Application

Windows 8 CP and VS11 are around. Recently I wrote Setting up Visual Studio11 Beta for Metro Application Creation . In this post let us get into some development. In this post we will see Creating DataSource ListView Binding to DataSource Creating ItemTemplate Grouping Data Source Using SemanticZoomView over ListView At the end of the…… Continue reading ListView Binding with Grouping and Semantic Zoom in Windows 8 JavaScript Metro Application

Setting up Visual Studio11 Beta for Metro Application Creation

Just after next day of launching I installed Windows 8 Consumer Preview and VS1 Beta. And yes exactly like you, I were excited. After installation VS11 Beta looks like below, After installation I was tempted to create Metro Application. So I browsed to create new project and found below installed project templates. So essentially it…… Continue reading Setting up Visual Studio11 Beta for Metro Application Creation

Consuming ASP.NET Web API Service using HttpClient: Part2 of Many

Read Part 1 Here I am in love with ASP.NET Web API hence I started writing on the same. In first part of this blog series I have written Creating First HTTP Service using ASP.NET Web API: Part1 of Many. In this post I will show you how you could consume service created in previous…… Continue reading Consuming ASP.NET Web API Service using HttpClient: Part2 of Many

Start working with INFRAGISTICS NETADVANTAGE for WPF : Part 1 of Many

This is first post of many on INFRAGISTICS NETADVANTGE for WPF. In this post we will start from installation to exploration of some of the controls. You can download trial version after product registration from here Following WPF controls are available in INFRAGISTICS NETADVATANGE. I have put images corresponding to controls such that you get…… Continue reading Start working with INFRAGISTICS NETADVANTAGE for WPF : Part 1 of Many