Author Archives: Chukri Soueidi

Alma Mater of the American University in Beirut

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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