Windows Phone 7-based devices have been available since early October and the official application marketplace is now open in select countries. It's now time for developers to publish their applications for distribution or sale. This article walks you through the application submission process.
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With the Windows 7 SDK and the Windows API Code Pack, developers can light up their apps for Windows 7 in simple ways that have a big impact. This walkthrough highlights two slick features, Jump Lists and Libraries, then reviews how to take your new and improved app through a new and improved (and free) testing process via Microsoft Platform Ready.
Multicore systems offer new challenges to getting high performance. This article discusses some of these challenges and how the new Intel Parallel Studio XE 2011 can deliver what is needed to resolve these issues via the compiler, Math Kernel Library, integrated performance primitives, the performance libraries, the thread building blocks and various other tools that are now available.
The same powerful and easy to use Visual Studio integrated developer environment (IDE) handles design and testing of Windows Phone 7 phone apps. This toolkit includes Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone, Windows Phone Emulator Resources, XNA Game Studio 4.0 and more.
Learn how Microsoft is supporting the interoperability of PHP applications and solutions built on Windows. Get access to resources for building PHP applications in the Windows environment.
Trying to simultaneously tackle a phone app, a web app, and a native Windows app is a little intimidating the first time. Larry O'Brien shows you how surprisingly easy this task becomes with Visual Studio 2010 and .NET technologies.
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The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.
The original release of the .NET Framework included collections as .NET was introduced to the Microsoft programming world. The .NET Framework 2.0 introduced generics to complement the System.Collections namespace and provide a more efficient and well performing option. Read on to learn more...
Hannes du Preez shows you how to disable titlebar buttons and menus in your programs temporarily.
WebSockets are intended to build bi-directional connections between a web browser and a server. This must be done in a safe way. In addition, the WebSockets have a huge disadvantage (to say it politely). Read on to learn more.