Windows Store Development

WCF Data Services Tools for Windows Store Apps RC

August 18, 2012 .NET, All, DataServices, KnowledgeBase, Microsoft, VisualStudio, VS2012, Windows, Windows 8, Windows 8 apps development, Windows Store Development No comments

The WCF Data Services Tools for Windows Store Apps installer extends the Add Service Reference experience with client-side OData support for Windows Store Apps in Visual Studio 2012.

  • The tooling will add references to NuGet packages capable of consuming OData services up to v3.
  • Updated runtime assemblies will be made available through the normal NuGet package update
  • This release provides support for OData v1-v3 services.
  • The installer also installs a version of DataSvcUtil.exe that can be used in Windows Store Apps.

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Windows 8 UX Guidelines for Windows Store apps–PDF

August 16, 2012 .NET, .NET Framework, All, Microsoft, Microsoft SDKs, Silverlight, VisualStudio, VS2012, Windows, Windows 8, Windows 8 apps development, Windows SDK, Windows Store, Windows Store Development No comments

User experience guidelines from Microsoft for Windows Store apps (based on latest RTM release).

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