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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Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Just though it would be a great idea to share Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts, in case you’re going to present Windows 8 Session, or just have fun with Windows 8 and you don’t have touch screen. Key Action WINKEY Switch between Start Screen and last Metro app WINKEY + L Log off WINKEY + P Change Monitors layout WINKEY + D Show desktop WINKEY + Y Temporarily look at the desktop WINKEY + Enter Launches Narrator WINKEY + F File Search WINKEY + I Settings WINKEY + K Connections WINKEY + H Share WINKEY + Q Search WINKEY + W Settings search WINKEY + Z Flip open apps WINKEY + C Open charms bar WINKEY + Tab Toggle between opened apps WINKEY + Space Toggle between input language WINKEY + Any Search for content - Using...
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My SDP Session About MVVM + MEF

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Thank you to all of you who participated in my SDP session "Architecting a Smart Client with MEF and MVVM" today at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Tel Aviv. I really hope that you enjoyed it and learned something new about MVVM and MEF. it was delightful. Feel free to download the Power Point presentation from here, and the source code from here. Also here is a small souvenir for remembering this session. Hope to see you soon in the near future, Tomer ShamamCodeProject
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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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WPF Smart Client SDP Session at Sela

Monday, December 28, 2009

Thanks to all of you who participated in my WPF Smart Client session today at Sela. Hope that you enjoyed the session. As I promised, here is a link to the presentation and demo application written in the class: SkyDrive.
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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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