Category Archives: Windows 8

Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Hands-On Labs for Developers

Microsoft has released twenty (20) Windows 8 Hands-On Labs for Software Developers: A Tour of Building Metro Style Apps Using C# and Visual Basic Part 1 – In this lab, you will build a Metro style app using C# and … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s CodePlex Releases Windows 8 Explorer for Windows 7

BExplorer (Better Explorer) is a replacement for standard Windows 7 Explorer with the look & feel of the Windows 8 Explorer, with some additional features. Project’s main goals: Adding tab functionality together with use of standard explorer browser control Adding … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Codeplex Releases Windows 8 CRM 2011 Metro Contacts Sample App

CRM 2011 Metro Contacts Sample App – This project contains a sample of how to retrieve Contacts from CRM 2011 using HTML 5 and JavaScript in a Windows 8 Metro style app.

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Microsoft’s Codeplex Releases Windows 8 StartMenu Gadget

Windows8 StartMenu Gadget – Make it easy to use the start menu in Windows 8 with this gadget! Change the Start menu of Windows 7 and Windows 8. With one click change the Start menu style! Shows a  gadget in … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Visual Studio 11 Preview for Windows 8 Developers

VISUAL STUDIO 11: Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview (Web Installer / ISO) is an integrated development environment that seamlessly spans the entire life cycle of software creation, including architecture, user interface design, code creation, code insight and analysis, code … Continue reading

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How to Enable Safe Mode Boot in Windows 8 Preview (Since F8 Doesn’t Work)

UPDATE: Simply Press <Shift> + <F8> Microsoft TechNet blogger, Juan Antonio Diaz, has documented the procedure for enabling Safe Mode in Windows 8 Developer Preview (since pressing the <F8> Key does not work!) STEP #1) From the Windows 8 home … Continue reading

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How to install Windows 8 VHD, VMWare & Mac’s Boot Camp

Quick links to help install Windows 8 virtually anywhere: Guide to Installing and Booting Windows 8 Developer Preview off a VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) How to Install Windows 8 on VMWare Workstation 8 Windows 8 on a Mac Using Boot … Continue reading

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Adobe’s Plans for Supporting Windows 8 & Metro

Reposting from Adobe Blogger, Danny Winokur “We expect Windows desktop to be extremely popular for years to come (including Windows 8 desktop) and that it will support Flash just fine, including rich web based games and premium videos that require … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases First Batch of Documentation for Windows 8 Developer Preview

Windows Developer Preview Guide – See what’s new in Windows 8. This downloadable guide shows you new features for developers, consumers and businesses. (PDF & XPS Format) Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows 8 – Maximize the potential of your Windows … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Preview Available Now!

Later tonight, You can now download the first Windows 8 Preview via the new Windows Dev Center. Download –> Windows Developer Preview with developer tools English, 64-bit (x64)Download –> Windows Developer Preview English, 64-bit (x64)Download –> Windows Developer Preview English, … Continue reading

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