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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Windows Azure Training Kit has been updated and was released earlier today. This is one of the best resources out there for learning Windows Azure. This particular release delivers 41 HOLs (Hands On Labs), 35 Presentations including new content on Windows Azure SQL Database, SQL Federation, Reporting and Data Sync…

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Earlier in March I shared with you that the book that I have been working on since last year is available for pre-order. Today, it gives me a great pleasure to share with you that “Windows Server AppFabric Cookbook” has been published and is en-route to the book shelves near you….

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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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I am super excited that we will be hosting our Build for Windows event in Singapore on this coming Friday i.e. 30th March 2012.  We have an exciting agenda where we will cover the following topics:   Build for Windows 8 – Singapore 9:30 – 9:45:  Opening Keynote 9:45 –…

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