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WinRT Split App Template Tutorial
Fri, Nov 2 2012 15:27
There are two templates available for Windows Store applications that include all the features of a complete application. These are the Split Application and the Grid Application. Each application includes a “sample data model” that is thoroughly linked to the pages as well as the CSS created by the template. The idea is that developers will substitute their... Read More...
WinRT Async Tutorial
Sat, Jun 30 2012 12:53
WinRT applications, available on both Windows 8 and Windows RT operating systems, make extensive use of asynchronous programming concepts. In fact, with WinRT, Microsoft has followed a simple rule: if an API is expected to take more than 50 milliseconds to run, the API is asynchronous. The rationale behind this decision was to make user experience fluid and not... Read More...