Writing My First Metro-Style App

09/10/2011

Having attended BUILD in Anaheim, CA last month, I was looking forward to trying out the various technologies that were introduced:  Windows 8, WinRT + XAML and of course, running it all on the Samsung tablet.  This post is a summary of my experiences.  In general, it’s been good – the tools are appropriate, the APIs pretty much cover what I had in mind and the end result is similar (though not identical) to what I had in mind. Development Environment The first issue I encountered was setting up a comfortable development environment.  While the Samsung tablet...
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