Windows 8

A Powershell review

Today we live in the era of graphical user interfaces. Click here, click there – everything is done by users’ clicks. If you are a developer you are probably familiar with the drag&drop programming style – drag a control from a box, drop on the form and double click to create a handler. However, it seems the fashion is changing again. MVC isn’t working in a drag and drop way, even WPF is handled better without this technique. And, what about the operating system itself?

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Microsoft Partners being motivated to win in the new era of technology

by Peter Horsten July 18, 2012 Books & Events
Thumbnail image for Microsoft Partners being motivated to win in the new era of technology Microsoft’s yearly Worldwide Partner Conference is over. After 4 days, 5 days with the national events included, of presentations and discussions it’s clear that Microsoft wants their partners to win, thus to sell. Moreover, it has to happen in this fiscal year (FY13). Microsoft’s chiefs stressed their products are ready to beat the competition. The [...]
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Unparalleled opportunities for Microsoft Partners – WPC12

by Peter Horsten July 10, 2012 Azure
Thumbnail image for Unparalleled opportunities for Microsoft Partners – WPC12 The first day of this prestigious event started off a bit chaotic, with a huge queue at the Canadian Conference Centre. No wonder, after all Microsoft was welcoming 16.000 of their partners from all around the world. Fortunately, we managed to arrive just in time for the keynotes, something you wouldn’t like to miss! The [...]
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Goyello is heading for WPC12 – the biggest annual Microsoft Partner event

by Peter Horsten July 5, 2012 Azure
Thumbnail image for Goyello is heading for WPC12 – the biggest annual Microsoft Partner event That’s the second time we’ll have a chance to take part in the annual event organized by Microsoft. Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) is held to inform, encourage and support all Microsoft partners. It’s also a chance for the partners to share experience and initiate new ventures. Last year amused us with a plenitude of innovations, [...]
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Windows 8 is on its way

by Marcin Dembowski March 15, 2012 Microsoft
Thumbnail image for Windows 8 is on its way It’s been about two weeks since the Windows 8 build appeared. During the first week about one million users had a chance to run the new build of Windows 8. Have you read our developer preview and our first Windows 8 impressions? Then you probably remember that we wrote about the new metro User Interface, Internet [...]
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Will HTML5 fulfill the old Java(script) write once run anywhere promise?

by Marcin Dembowski February 6, 2012 Software development
Thumbnail image for Will HTML5 fulfill the old Java(script) write once run anywhere promise? Do you remember the slogan Java Everywhere – write once, run anywhere – WORA, sometimes WORE or by some, and here I mean .NET developers (like me), called Just-W*ORE. This slogan saying you can write Java code on any machine, compile it and run on any device, was very popular a couple of years ago. [...]
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Windows 8 – first impressions

by Marcin Dembowski September 19, 2011 Microsoft
Thumbnail image for Windows 8 – first impressions It’s almost a week after the BUILD event began in Anaheim. Since that day, I finally had  some time to download and test the newest operating system by Microsoft (what else a developer can do on  weekends?). After Kamil’s introduction of Windows 8 let’s go further through the installation process and explore what’s interesting inside, [...]
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Hello ‘Windows 8′ World!

by Kamil Stachowicz September 16, 2011 Software
Thumbnail image for Hello ‘Windows 8′ World! Here it is… the youngest child of one of the largest IT companies in the world. Here comes Windows 8. The third day of BUILD conference in Anheim, California has just ended. What does the new operating system look like? Is it a revolution or just an evolution of Windows 7? Is HTML5 going to [...]
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