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ASP.NET Core in 10 minutes

With the recent release of version 2.0, ASP.NET Core is now more ready and complete. ASP.NET Core is an open-source framework for building web apps and services, IoT apps and mobile backends. It is a cross-platform ecosystem, meaning that you can … Continue reading

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Alma Mater of the AUB

I was listening to Richard Feynman’s 1964 lectures at Cornell University and this is the first time I realized that Cornell’s Alma mater sounds exactly like the Alma mater at the American University of Beirut. Well, it is the same music! Richard Feynman is one of … Continue reading

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Microsoft Data Amp 2017

With 12 billion dollars yearly investment in R&D, Microsoft is really shaping our future with their amazing innovation. I just watched Microsoft Data Amp keynote by Scott Guthrie and got so excited about all the new technologies injected to the … Continue reading

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Async & Await for Beginners

In response to the complexity of Threading in .Net, async and await keywords step in .Net 4.5 to make asynchronous programming easier. Asynchrony is quite essential when doing certain tasks like: calling web services, working with files and working with images. Microsoft … Continue reading

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Top Samples : Windows Phone 8

Many of the times looking at a working code will cut through the confusion and get us straight to the thing we want to implement or the feature we are adding to our wp8 app.  Below is a chart of top … Continue reading

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Open source frameworks on Windows Phone 8

For the first time, and since the release of the new sdk, WP8 now supports so many open source platform frameworks. This shows how much communities are excited to work with Windows Phone. This means a lot to developers, to … Continue reading

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New Features for Developers in Windows Phone 8 – Part II

VoIP and Video Chat ​ •Incoming VoIP calls work like any other call •Integrates with built-in phone features •VoIP apps continue to run in the background •Available to all developers Bluetooth and NFC •Create apps that communicate with other phones using … Continue reading

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New Features for Developers in Windows Phone 8 – Part I

The new WP8 sdk ships with many new features that give developers access to all of Windows Phone 8’s new APIs . Here is a quick overview of the cool new stuff: Tile Templates and Tile Sizes •Windows Phone 8 … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 8 Jump Start

With the revolutionary Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 platform, it is now easier to target both Windows phones and Windows 8 apps. For WP 7.x developers, shifting to WP8 is quite easy, free and exciting !! All you need … Continue reading

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Useful links: Windows Phone development

This article shows a list of few great MSDN resources on Windows Phone 7 development. Note that here are other useful links on the Windows Phone area of this site, and a similar list on MSDN : How-To Index for Windows Phone.

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