Windows 8 Release Preview

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Windows 8 Release Preview (RP) was published and can be downloaded by anyone who want to try this great preview of upcoming OS! More info about it here: Download the version to try from here: For those, who want to grab ISO images links could be found at the following location: (this link also provides the product key to use)   Developers, developers, developers! Updated version version of Visual Studio 2012 Express RC for Windows 8 can be downloaded from the following lcoation:

Microsoft Official HTML5 Course

Thursday, March 15, 2012

During last few months I was co-authoring the Microsoft Official Course (MOC) named “HTML5 programming” with my colleagues at Sela - Noam Kfir and Gil Fink. About a month ago I delivered a first Beta of this course in Redmond, WA and finally the course is scheduled to be published on April 20, 2012. It was a very intensive experience with tight deadlines but we made it and the course is on its way for publishing. A few details about the course: It is three-day instructor-led course. ...

Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Visual Studio 11 Beta – What’s New (Part 1/11)

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Long awaited Windows 8 Consumer Preview (Win8 CP) just released! It is not come alone, but accompanied with Visual Studio 11 Beta (VS11)! Both products available for download. The links are: Win8 CP download is available here. Visual Studio 11 Express Beta for Windows 8 download available here. So what’s new for developers? First think you will meet right after installing VS11 is facelift. Compare – VS2010 & VS11: VS11 got Metro-ish face lift! The icons are flat and grey, windows got flat look and feel...

Meet me at BUILD

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

BUILD/Windows approaching fast. As previous years with PDC, also this time SELA sends around 20 top experts to BUILD. I will be there also If you want to meet me or someone of other SELA experts to discuss some exciting news I’m sure we are going to get at BUILD (or just say “Hi”) feel free to send me a tweet @DevCorner.   See you at BUILD, Alex


Saturday, September 3, 2011

Something BIG is happening those days... Come and join new development community at for exciting technology content! Many unique content, latest tech news and other hot development topics soon to be revealed.   Stay tuned, Alex

Windows Phone “Mango”–What’s coming in near future?

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

During 2nd day keynotes ScottGu and Joe Belfiore announced upcoming version of Windows Phone – codename Mango. They demostrated a cool demos and provided information about upcoming features. The update for developer tools will ship in near future as Scott said. The highlights of features for upcoming release are: Multitasking: fast app switching (FAS) and Windows Phone background agents. IE9 is coming to Windows Phone with HTML5 support. Additional sensor and runtime access: Additional sensor APIs are being added in Mango, including camera stream access...

MIX11–Day 1

Some updates of first day I had at MIX11: Keynotes 2 main speakers at the keynotes presented the recent achievements in IE9 and Visual Studio since last MIX. Dean presented beautiful HTML 5 demos and introduced IE10 preview. The version available for download from this location. Scott presented new additions to MVVM and EF4.1. HTML5 for Silverlight Developers (Georgio Sardo) This session meant to help the Silverlight developers (like myself) to understand the world of HTML5. Georgio did really great job to create a parallels between Silverlight and HTML5 features, presented with capabilities of HTML5...
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