Category Archives: Metro

To Metro and Back Again: A Developer’s Tale (Part 2)

In my last post, I started a journey to see if I can share data between a WPF application and a Windows 8 Metro application.  We left off with the data in the Metro application.  According to the map the … Continue reading

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To Metro and Back Again: A Developer’s Tale (Part 1)

Update: Part 2 Hot off the press As most of you know Microsoft is about to release a new operating system.  If you have not heard then you should crawl out from under the rock and embrace the future of … Continue reading

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Using the Metro Share Contract With Custom Data

In a few months Windows 8 will be released.  This is an exciting, reimagining of the Windows operating system.  With this new operating system comes a new application paradigm.  Metro applications are optimized for tablets device.  These new applications operate … Continue reading

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Windows 8 is Coming….Should I Care?

Recently I have been using the Developer Preview of Windows 8.  Back in September Microsoft announced how developers can build the next generation Windows applications. So Microsoft is trying to revamp its tablet industry while moving their operating system forward. … Continue reading

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