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Build Day 2: Azure, JavaScript and even more XAML and Windows Phone

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Because day 2 of the Build conference wasn't any different, it seems that I must learn to accept that a maximum of two good sessions per day is going to be the standard. Fortunately the keynote was top notch with both Scott Hanselman and Scott Guthrie taking stage. They showed some of the power t...

November 1, 2012

Build Day 1: Surface, WP8, TFS, Windows Design Guidelines

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Day 1 of Microsoft Build was in some way disappointing and at the same time exhilarating. To be honest, I was expecting to be updated on the new stuff Microsoft plans for the near future. The fact that the session list was not disclosed until a day ahead also helped reinforce that expectation. Bu...

October 31, 2012

Planning the Windows 8 Cookbook

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I'm currently at Microsoft's Build conference and we're all receiving a Surface RT tablet. That means it's a great moment to talk about my plans for the Windows 8 Cookbook. I know, I know, it's a cheesy name so just be aware that I'm open to better suggestions. Since Silverlight is mostly dead, I...

October 30, 2012

A weekend in Emerald City

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This week is Microsoft Build 2012. For those who don’t know what that is, it’s Microsoft largest and most important annual event for sharing the future of the company’s plans around Windows, Windows Phone and their development platforms. Since with most trips to the US, it’s usually cheaper to ta...

October 30, 2012

Fluent Assertions 2.0 is out of the beta phase

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After six weeks of beta testing, it is time to remove the beta mark from Fluent Assertions 2.0. Since the beta was released, we fixed several little bugs that you won’t notice, but the original release notes still apply. Release 2.0 adds a lot of new features and improvements, most noticeably the...

October 8, 2012