Windows 8

As I shared previously that I will be speaking at MPAS event in August. I am writing this post to share some of the experiences as well as the content from the event. To summarize: It was great being able to present Microsoft’s value proposition on devices and services to…

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Windows Development Center has been revamped and redesigned for a better user experience. For more details on what’s changed and what’s new please read this blog post. There is also a section dedicated for businesses that covers great tips for marketing your apps, making use of telemetry data as well…

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  Last week Microsoft announced updates to Windows Azure Mobile Services which allows developers to take advantage of the cloud to build and deploy modern apps for Windows 8 and iOS. Whether you are a developer building for the Windows Store, Windows Phone 8, iPhone, or iPad, Mobile Services provides…

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Microsoft’s open source, robust video player framework for Windows 8, HTML5, Silverlight, Windows Phone and other application platforms has hit a v 1.0 milestone. This is part of Microsoft’s Media Platform. Its a great achievement by the team(s) working behind the scene to make it happen.  You can download the…

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Thank you for attending my Windows 8 talk during WOWZAPP Hackathon. Quick summary is: –          Design Chrome-less experiences (use appbar’s for navigation and command) –          Use Live Tiles –          Incorporate Search and Share capabilities –          Use Async calls –          User Azure as a backend (and focus on great UX for…

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I had a great time presenting on Windows 8 platform at Microsoft Campfire last month. What made it even more special was the presence of our new colleague Bruce Wang (who joins Microsoft Singapore as a Senior Developer Evangelist). I tried to be funny but my jokes werent good enough…

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