Lets start Windows 8 Development

So, I am digging in to Windows 8 Development since the last //BUILD Conference, Yup! That’s true I am hacking around Windows 8 story since the first Developer Preview version come out, Now I am running Windows 8 Pro (RTM) on my All machines because I am in love with it. Currently, I am porting my Matchem Poker game and Sound Recorder application for Windows Phone to Windows 8. I am using a smart program called “MonoGame”.
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Office 2013 Consumer Preview Released, Metro, Metro, Metro, Everywhere

As I mentioned on my tweet earlier Microsoft Released Consumer Preview of their new and Shiny Office 2013. As we all are office geek we use it on daily basis for documents, spreadsheets, presentation and so on. This year Microsoft done something different revising their own UI they added Metro in it like Windows 8 since there as no specific download and licenses for Microsoft Office 2013 you can download the beta version which is in modern world called as Consumer Previews to test what Microsoft is actually doing with their products.
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Windows Phone 8 Announced

Today at Windows Phone Summit Microsoft announced there upcoming version of Windows Phone known as Windows Phone 8 Codename “Apollo”. This OS will be successor to previous Windows Phone 7 series as it contains biggest improvements that everybody wanted. The Windows Phone 8 announcement was aimed largely at Microsoft’s ecosystem of developers and hardware partners, and somewhat at potential enterprise customers, more so than at smartphone consumers. While the company’s executives revealed several end-user and consumer features–like the Wallet Hub, a new Start screen, upgraded hardware support (including support for NFC)–the major news revolved around the operating system’s revamped kernel, which it now shares as common code with Windows 8.
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UX Guidelines For Metro App Development

The Windows Developer Preview introduces a new development platform for creating Metro style apps. What is a Metro style app you say? “Metro style apps are full screen apps tailored to your users’ needs, tailored to the device they run on, tailored for touch interaction, and tailored to the Windows user interface. Windows helps you interact with your users, and your users interact with your app.” One of my friend asked me where one could find Design Guidelines for Windows 8 Metro apps.
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Matchem Poker: A Great Poker Game For Your Windows Phone

I am pleased to announce that my game is called “Match`em Poker”. It is a poker game for Windows Phone 7.5 Codename: Mango and it is now available for free on Windows Phone Market Place. I hope to share a lot of my exciting developing experience on this blog. On top of being a fully functional, free poker game, I’ve also made sure to address key complaints That I heard from people regarding the previous poker and cards game on market place: the main function of the game, that is general touch responsiveness than any other game present on Market Place.
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