Programming Windows 8 Metro style apps using C# and XAML

Monday, December 5, 2011

This Wednesday, 07-Dec-2011, I’m having a whole day tutorial, showing how to develop Windows 8 Metro Style applications using C# and XAML from scratch. In this day you’ll learn what is a Metro style app, and how to use the API’s provided with the first Windows 8 Preview to develop great Metro style apps. Here are the abstract & agenda: Abstract Windows 8, Microsoft's next generation OS designed to run on top of Desktop and Tablet machines, introduces the next step in the evolution of the Metro design style and application model. In this full-day tutorial we will...
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My Windows 8 Contracts Keynote Session at SDP

Thank you for participating my Windows 8 Contracts session at Sela’s SDP conference, it was a great pleasure and I hope you’ve enjoyed the conference. In this session I’ve talked about Windows 8 Contracts in general and demonstrated how to implement both share source and target contracts, in a Metro Style app to share data between Metro style applications. Here are the presentation and demo code: Note that in the presentation and demo code you can also find how to implement a Search Contract. Hope you’ve enjoyed my session.
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My Windows Phone Session at Sela

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Thanks to all of you who participated in my session. It was lovely. Following is a summary of topics we've talked about Windows Phone Concept Windows Phone Metro UI Hardware Foundation Silverlight for Windows Phone Styles, Control Templates and Themes Data Binding Data Templates Controls ...

Windows Phone 7 Open House

Friday, May 27, 2011

My colleague Erez Harari and I, are going to deliver half-day Windows Phone 7 seminar for developers at Microsoft Raanana. In this half-day we're going to present the Windows Phone 7 programming model for both Silverlight and XNA. In addition we are giving a quick preview of new features added with Windows Phone Developer Tools 7.1 Beta (aka Mango).   Here is the Updated Agenda: 08:30 – 09:00 Gathering 09:00 – 10:15 Introduction to Windows Phone 7 and Development with Silverlight 10:15 – 10:30 Break 10:30 – 11:15 New features in...

Sela SDP 2011 Registration is now Open!

Monday, January 17, 2011

SAVE THE DATE: 13-14.3 Tutorials, 15-16.3 Presentations. Sela College SDP 2011 registration is now open, and I’m leading a one day “Smart Client Applications with WPF, Silverlight, and MVVM” tutorial and one interesting session related to WPF, MEF and MVVM. Sela Developer Practice brings to you the best of Microsoft’s PDC. This is a great opportunity to meet the best of Sela’s experts and to be exposed to the new technologies and products revealed in the last year. This four days conference comprises eight daily tutorials of the following topics: Windows Azure: Introduction, Storage, Roles - Manu Cohen-Yashar ORM Day: Entity Framework in Depth...
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SDP – WPF 4, MVVM, MEF and Friends

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Tomorrow, as part of the SDP conference, I’m having a whole day session dedicated to WPF 4 and LOB applications. What’s in there for you: Short intro to WPF Goodies in WPF 4 Building a Smart Client using WPF 4 Developing Composite Applications using Prism 2 In addition to all of this great stuff, Bnaya Eshet, my colleague at Sela will talk about MEF and how it’s related to WPF and LOB application. I’ll be more than happy to see you there.
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Live from PDC 09 Keynote

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

We are here, 20 people from Sela Group, wearing blue, waiting for the PDC 09 keynote to begin. The hall is full of people, and there are many other entering, seeking a seat. Comparing to PDC 08, there are less people, and its of course due to the economic situation, but the decoration here in the hall is awesome, and we’ve already got 3D glasses… I’m too curious to know why. Ozzie is here… please excuse me, I’ve got something to do here… :-)
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Live from PDC09

We are here! 20 people from Sela Group are proud to be part of the PDC 09 great conference. We are here for updating you with the most up to date Microsoft technologies. I’m going to concentrate on the following topics: Windows 7 Development Visual Studio 2010 WPF 4.0 Silverlight ...
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Vote for your IDCC sessions

Saturday, August 22, 2009

The IDCC (Israeli Developers Community Conference) is coming soon and you, part of this great community have an opportunity to decide what sessions are relevant. My suggested topic is of course WPF 4.0 When Visual Studio 2010 Met WPF... We've been waiting for this moment for so long: Microsoft take a strategy decision to use WPF platform as the main UI technology for Visual Studio 2010. This is a great news and a sign that WPF is now ready for business applications. In this session we will take a tour of what's new in WPF...
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Prism on Microsoft Developer Academy III

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Microsoft Developer Academy III is coming soon and I’m going to lecture about Composite Application Guidance for WPF (Prism). So what is in my lecture for you: Well, the original abstract is about Composite UI Applications Challenges and Building WPF Enterprise Applications with Prism. But... Prism is really a lightweight presentation infrastructure, It contains guidelines and class library for building WPF Composite UI Applications. But what about other kind of UI applications? Can we leverage Prism for other UI purposes? I’m inviting you to my lecture. I promise that you won’t leave without answers to...
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