Porting existing Game Engines to Metro

Authored by steve-hughes (Intel)


Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26

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

Authored by David Medawar (Intel)
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. Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26

Windows* Style app development: Using Window Runtime from C#

Authored by Nathan Totura (Intel)
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. Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26

Using Web Workers to Improve the Performance of Metro HTML5-JavaScript* Apps

Authored by admin
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. Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26

Using Accelerometer in Windows* Style App and a Case Study of Tap Detection

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

Ultrabook Ultimate Coder Week 2: Gaps in tech initiate restarts and innovation

Authored by Bob Duffy (Intel)

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.

Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26

Did Ars Technica forget the developer ecosystem in its Win 8 article

Authored by Bob Duffy (Intel)

Earlier this week I was forwarded and article from

Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26

Develop location-aware, Metro style apps when your development system doesn't have GPS

Authored by John Mechalas (Intel)

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.

Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26