Category Archives: User Experience

Can Technology Go Too Far?

Over the past two posts I started to explore the concept of ubiquitous computing. I started out by defining ubiquitous computing, and then followed that up with a post that talks about how developers can contribute to the ubiquitous utopia. … Continue reading

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“My” Contribution To Ubiquitous Computing

In my last post, Ubiquitous Computing–Breaking Down the Silos, I talk about how ubiquitous computing is starting to make its way into the world around us.  You may know ubiquitous computing as pervasive computing, ambient intelligence, Internet of Things, haptic … Continue reading

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Ubiquitous Computing–Breaking Down the Silos

During Build 2013, I attended a session on Ubiquitous Computing given by Bill Buxton.  This was one of the better sessions given at Build, which is saying something since there was not a single line of code shown.  I have … Continue reading

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Modern Enterprise Applications – A Mobile Web Strategy

In my last post, Modern Enterprise Applications, I started to look at what it takes to build a modern enterprise application.  Technological advances have added complexities to building enterprise application.  The expectations of enterprise users has changed. They expect to … Continue reading

Posted in HTML5, Modern Application, Silverlight, Software Architecture, User Experience, Windows 8, WP8 | 4 Comments

Modern Enterprise Applications

Each day technology advances, along the way the definition of an enterprise application has changed.  In the olden days enterprise applications would be installed on a users machine with possibly some backend services for aggregating data. These applications had to … Continue reading

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Controlling The DataTemplate

Windows 8 has now shipped and developers are busy building Windows Store Applications (bad name).  Developers who have experience working with Xaml have expectations on how Xaml should behave. The other day I was trying to do something I have … Continue reading

Posted in Metro, User Experience, Windows 8, WinRT | 10 Comments

Simulating A Tab Control in a Windows 8 Application–Take 2

In my previous post on Simulating a Tab Control, I used radio buttons and a FlipView control to simulate a tab control.  A commenter pointed out that there were no animation when changing FlipViewItems if you switch items by setting … Continue reading

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