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: August 20, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT When you look at natural user interfaces as a developer, it isn't just fun and games. There are some very serious, real-world usage models of how things can help make the world a better place – things like Intel® RealSense™ technology. Check out this upcoming eSeminar and join the panel of experts, both from inside and outside of Intel, as they discuss how natural user interfaces will likely be getting adopted in a wide variety …

  • Java developers know that testing code changes can be a huge pain, and waiting for an application to redeploy after a code fix can take an eternity. Wouldn't it be great if you could see your code changes immediately, fine-tune, debug, explore and deploy code without waiting for ages? In this white paper, find out how that's possible with a Java plugin that drastically changes the way you develop, test and run Java applications. Discover the advantages of this plugin, and the changes you can expect to see …

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