Articles Written by Tapas Pal

Creating and Managing Asynchronous Operations in the Windows Runtime (WinRT)

Windows runtime is designed to provide a platform to create language independent metro style applications that extend the browser experience to the rich Windows experience. Windows runtime uses API metadata , follows the ECMA-335 framework, and also provides a collection of patterns for creating and managing asynchronous operations. Read on to learn more...

Metro Style Application - How to Work with Data and Controls Using C#

Microsoft Windows 8 Developer Preview introduces a new development platform and Visual Studio 2011 for creating Metro style apps. It also includes Microsoft Expression Blend for designing RIA. This article shows you how to work with data binding controls in a Metro application.

Develop Your First Metro Application

The introduction of .NET APIs for Metro style application provides a subset of managed types. This subset of types from the framework enables developers to create Metro style applications within a familiar programming framework. Tapas Pal explains Metro application and includes a sample application.

Dynamic Programming Using C# 4.0 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

Now you can write dynamic programs using C# programming's newest version, 4.0. You can also replace complicated .NET framework reflection code with easier dynamic programs. Using dynamics in C# programming, developers can now make interop and COM object's method calls.

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