For anyone what wasn't able to attend the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, one of the 3 key finds that I learned was that the concept of "Personal" is truly coming back to "Personal Computing" - lots of new technologies are right around the corner to make your computer feel more like "yours."
We’ve been working with Microsoft* to understand the ins and outs of building the next generation of applications to leverage Windows 8*.
In this article we show how to take advantage of HTML5/CSS3 features to achieve a user interface that is flexible enough to adapt to snapped or filled views of Metro style apps. We will demonstrate a step-by-step feature implementation in a sample app.
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.
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.
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
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