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End-of-week SilverlightShow Content Recap (11/2/2012)

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Below you may find a summary of all new content we've published on SilverlightShow throughout the week October 29 - November 4, 2012:

Watch Recording of SilverlightShow Webinar 'MVVM in Windows 8'

This Monday (October 29th, 2012), SilverlightShow had the honor to host another remarkable webinar by Gill Cleeren - MVVM in Windows 8. Those of you who didn't make it to the live session can now watch the recorded presentation online:

In this session, Gill explored the MVVM pattern along with its benefits (and let’s be honest, disadvantages as well) from the Windows 8 perspective. Next to the core principles, he showed how to apply the pattern for Windows 8 app by building an end-to-end app based on the pattern. 

3 of the attendees of this webinar who left valuable feedback in our webinar survey won a free ebook of choice from SilverlightShow ebook shelf. See who are the winners »

New Article: "Windows 8 Metro: make your app alive with background tasks"

Read Part 15 from Andrea Boschin's article series on Windows 8 Metro:

The whole series will gradually be published into a multi-part ebook. Part 1, including the first 7 chapters from the series, is already available on SilverlightShow Ebook Shelf.

The Final Part of SilverlightShow Series 'Windows 8 Metro Apps: The 8 Must-Know Tricks!'

A while ago, SilverlightShow author Samidip Basu started an article series showing the 8 common tips & tricks towards developing real-world Windows 8 Metro apps.

And this week, Samidip continues with the 8th and final article in which he's discussing Live Service integration from Windows 8 Store Apps to provide the personal user experience that users deserve:

Now that this series is finished, we'll soon convert and release it as an ebook (PDF, Word, MOBI & EPUB formats). Be the first to know when the ebook is out by following us via RSS, LinkedIn, Twitter and/or Facebook!

On Focus: Details on 2 of the Upcoming in December Live! 360 Sessions by J. Peter Bruzzese

Cloud & Virtualization Live! is one of the 4 events in Live! 360 conference, taking place December 10-14 in Orlando, Florida. Peter Bruzzese is one of the key speakers at this event. Find out more information on Peter and the two sessions he will deliver:

REMINDER: You have less than 2 weeks to join SilverlightShow's challenge for a free pass ($2,095 value) to Visual Studio Live! Orlando and 3 other co-located events (December 10-14, 2012). 

How to join? Take the challenge 'Headlines from the Future' in the challenge portal Deed. Add your headline, and click I deed it!. Encourage others to like your entry. And that's it! 

The winner to be announced on November 14th - this may be you!

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All other news we published:

Monday (October 29th, 2012)

  • Online Version of SilverlightShow October Newsletter Available!
  • Remote Debugging your Windows Store app on your Surface
  • Working with external storage devices from Windows 8 apps
  • Building video application on Windows 8 – things you want to know
  • How to Share Your Windows 8 App with Friends for Testing
  • Navigation through your Windows Style app
  • Windows Phone 7 Developer Guide: Sprite Transform Animation
  • The Windows Store is open
  • Getting Started with Rad Controls for Windows 8
  • Windows Phone - Localization
  • Creating a Custom Async Dialog for your Windows 8 Apps Part 1 - LoginDialog

Tuesday (October 30th, 2012)

  • Winners of free ebooks from yesterday's MVVM in Windows 8 webinar
  • App Search and the Okra App Framework
  • Example Windows Store App /WinRT: Adding and using Bing Map
  • Windows Store apps Development Tutorial (Part 7) - Integrating Application Bar
  • Using Behaviors in Windows 8 Store Apps
  • Introducing the new Office on Windows Phone 8
  • NuGet for Windows Store App Developers
  • Why I Decided to Stick with Windows Phone

Wednesday (October 31st, 2012)

  • 8 days of Windows Phone 8 | Day 2: Live tiles & Lock screen
  • Porting a Windows Phone 7 app to Windows Runtime – A small case study
  • Introducing Windows Phone SDK 8.0
  • Styling Windows 8, Part 2 - Text and Font Styles
  • Your Win8 Apps: How to succeed in the Windows Store
  • Maximize code reuse between Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8
  • Postprocessing effects on WP7, Part III
  • Announcing the release of the .NET Framework for Windows Phone 8
  • What iOS developers need to know about Windows 8 development
  • MVVM Light V4.1 with support for Windows Phone 8
  • Why Is Shawn Wildermuth Excited about Windows Phone 8 SDK?
  • New tools for Windows Phone 8 save developers time and money

Thursday (November 1st, 2012)

  • New Windows Phone 8 Lock Screen Features: How to Upgrade Your App to Show Notifications
  • Introducing the new Windows Phone 8 Map control
  • Fixing RTL layout for the built in HTML5 store templates
  • [WP8] Programmatically change the lock screen picture
  • Key Windows 8 Developer Tenets and Skills
  • What’s New in Windows Phone 8 (2 out of 8) – Lock Screen
  • The Business Opportunity with Windows 8
  • Announcing Windows Phone 8 SDK - Design Great Apps with Blend
  • What things are essential for you to learn as a Windows Phone 8 developer

Friday (November 2nd, 2012)

  • What’s New in Windows Phone 8 (3 out of 8) – Voice Recognition
  • W8WIL #7: Uniquely Identifying Items in the Grid App JS Template
  • Better Bing Maps SDK for Metro Apps (WinRT, Windows 8)
  • 8 days of Windows Phone 8 | Day 3: Emulator & Simulation Dashboard
  • 0 of n – DirectX and XAML in Windows 8/Windows Phone 8
  • Clean up Windows 8 desktop styles with the Minimal Theme
  • Windows 8 XAML Tips - Rotated GridViewItems
  • Windows Phone 8 Iconic Tile Image Size Comparison
  • 31 Days of Windows 8 | Day #1: The Blank App
  • Installation Experience with the Windows Phone 8 SDK

Enjoy your weekend and return at SilverlightShow on Monday for a whole new week full of exciting news and content!


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