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.

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