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Enabling Touch in Windows 8* Style UI Apps with C#

This article discusses how to enable touch for Windows 8* Style UI apps using C# in the Visual Studio* 11 IDE. It covers how to bind user touch events using both XAML and "code-behind" (C# code) perspectives to create a rich user experience.
Authored by David Medawar (Intel) Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26
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Windows* Style app development: Using Window Runtime from C#

With the introduction of WinRT, a native set of APIs for Windows 8* Metro style app development, you might not consider developing in C#. However, Microsoft did a great job providing a first-rate experience for C# developers building Metro style apps.
Authored by Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26
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Using Web Workers to Improve the Performance of Metro HTML5-JavaScript* Apps

This article provides an introduction on how to use web workers inside HTML5-JavaScript* Metro apps. We will discuss what web workers are, why we need them, and how to use them. A sample app will be used as a case study to discuss these topics.
Authored by admin Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26
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Using Accelerometer in Windows* Style App and a Case Study of Tap Detection

This article covers the use of accelerometers in Windows 8* Metro style applications and a case study on how to use accelerometers to detect tapping on the edges of a tablet. In addition, the case study highlights how to detect the direction of taps that
Authored by Sushu Zhang (Intel) Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26
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Ultrabook Ultimate Coder Week 2: Gaps in tech initiate restarts and innovation

I have to remind myself that Week 2 is actually the end of Week 1, and with that it is a bit mind boggling these developers are already deep into the tech after 1 week.

Authored by Bob Duffy (Intel) Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26
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Did Ars Technica forget the developer ecosystem in its Win 8 article

Earlier this week I was forwarded and article from

Authored by Bob Duffy (Intel) Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26
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Develop location-aware, Metro style apps when your development system doesn't have GPS

The Windows Sensor and Location platform, first introduced by Microsoft back in Windows 7, allows applications to obtain information about, and react to, the hardware's physical environment.

Authored by John Mechalas (Intel) Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26
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Porting existing Game Engines to Metro

Introduction.

Authored by steve-hughes (Intel) Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26
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