Microsoft’s lack of common sense–debated!

Figures often beguile me, particularly when I have the arranging of them myself; in which case the remark attributed to Disraeli would often apply with justice and force: "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics."- Mark Twain's Own Autobiography: The Chapters from the North American Review There I was, going about... Continue Reading →

The Cost of Side-Loading on Windows 8

Recently, Rocky Lhotka wrote a blog post call Cost to enable side-loading on a Windows 8 device. In this post he breaks down the cost to side load a Modern UI Application (formally known as Metro) on to a Windows 8 device. He starts out by showing each SKU’s side-loading capabilities : Domain Joined Non-Domain... Continue Reading →

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 done before.  I wanted to change the DataTemplate of an item in an items control... Continue Reading →

Boston Code Camp 18

Updated: Here is a link to a video that shows the new SCCM features for supporting Windows 8 that are available in the SP1 Today I presented ‘Reimagining the Enterprise with Windows 8’ at Boston Code Camp 18.  I talked about some challenges you may face when bringing Windows 8 into the Enterprise. I also... Continue Reading →

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