Articles Written by Chris Bennett

10 Tips When Building a Windows Store App

Building Windows Store apps may seem easy on the surface but there are many gotchas you should watch out for. Chris Bennett shares 10 tips to help you improve your app and reduce the chance of running into approval issues.

When Does Cloud Make Sense

Chris Bennet discusses when the cloud makes sense; primarily focusing on Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Platform as a Service (PaaS).

Building the Developer.Com Windows 8 App

Join Chris Bennett as he walks you through building a Windows Store Application for the Developer.com Network. This reader app, which runs on Windows 8, has been submitted to the Windows 8 App Store and should be available within a few days. In the meantime, he's sharing with you, including the code!

Using the Windows 8 Frame Control

Wish you had a way to embed a page within a page for your Windows 8 Metro App? This article provides a basic understanding of the Frame control and how to start using it within your app.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Live Event Date: December 11, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT Market pressures to move more quickly and develop innovative applications are forcing organizations to rethink how they develop and release applications. The combination of public clouds and physical back-end infrastructures are a means to get applications out faster. However, these hybrid solutions complicate DevOps adoption, with application delivery pipelines that span across complex hybrid cloud and non-cloud environments. Check out this …

  • On-demand Event Event Date: October 29, 2014 It's well understood how critical version control is for code. However, its importance to DevOps isn't always recognized. The 2014 DevOps Survey of Practice shows that one of the key predictors of DevOps success is putting all production environment artifacts into version control. In this webcast, Gene Kim discusses these survey findings and shares woeful tales of artifact management gone wrong! Gene also shares examples of how high-performing DevOps …

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