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The Design Guidelines in Windows 8.1 are nearly identical to those in Windows 8.0. However, in practical and tactical guidance they are so different, idyllic Windows 8.1 apps might fail Windows 8.0 Store Certification. Jerry Nixon helps navigate the morass.

Simplest Window Service

Learn how to convert an app into a service without much of an effort using this simple, two-step, yet powerful Windows Service class called CSvcHandler.

Windows Mobile: Working with FakeGPS

If you're building Windows Mobile apps FakeGPS could be the answer to your troubleshooting worries. Learn how to test your GPS applications using FakeGPS.

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MFC Integration with the Windows Transactional File System (TxF)

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.

LINQ to Objects Refresher

LINQ is not only for database access; it’s useful in all manner of scenarios. Read this quick refresher to learn more.

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