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End-of-week SilverlightShow Content Recap (3/8/2013)

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Below you may find a summary of all new content we've published on SilverlightShow throughout the week March 4 - 8, 2013:

Part 2 & 3 of Gill Cleeren's Series: Advanced MVVM concepts using Contoso Cookbook

This week, Gill Cleeren finished his 3-part article series on advanced MVVM in Windows 8 apps. Here are all 3 posts:

This series is now also available as an ebook in 4 convenient formats (PDF, Word, EPUB, MOBI). Read more below.

Top 5 SilverlightShow Ebooks for February, 2013

Have you had a chance to take a look at our Ebook collection? We now have more than 30 titles on very reasonable prices authored by recognized professionals and MVPs.

Wondering where to start from? Take a look at the five best-selling SilverlightShow ebooks for the month of February:

  1. WCF RIA Services
  2. Windows 8 Apps - 8 Must-Know Tricks
  3. Connecting Windows 8 Apps with Services
  4. Windows 8 and the Future of XAML
  5. Data Driven Applications with MVVM

These stats are based on the estimated number of copies sold of each ebook. See all available SilverlightShow ebooks >>

New Ebook Added to SilverlightShow Shelf: 'Advanced MVVM using Contoso Cookbook'

This week we added one more title to our ebook shelf which will surely be of interest to the fans of Windows 8:

This ebook is a companion to the 3-part introductory series on learning to develop Windows 8 applications using the MVVM pattern and an advanced MVVM webinar Gill recently delivered for SilverlightShow.

You will learn about the more advanced concepts and patterns used in the demo in the webinar. Hopefully, this will prove to be a good learning experience and give you enough information to apply in your next projects.

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All other news we published:

Monday (March 4th, 2013)

Tuesday (March 5th, 2013)

  • Quick Hits Issue #5: Resources for App Developers and User Groups
  • Microsoft DevRadio: Reactive Extensions for Windows 8
  • Delivering access to knowledge: Wikipedia
  • Binding to an ENUM in Windows 8
  • Windows 8 Series – Drop Down Button
  • All you need to know to create a Windows 8 App!
  • Alive with activity, part 2: Writing and debugging services for live tiles
  • Download the Windows Phone 8 Training kit

Wednesday (March 6th, 2013)

  • PhoneGap and Windows 8
  • "Fast Resume" for your windows phone app to give a better user experience for your users
  • Cimbalino Windows Phone Toolkit: ApplicationBarBehavior
  • Enum.GetValues for Windows Phone (and portable libraries)
  • Windows 8 Series – Exploring OAuth: c# and 500px
  • Semantic Zoom and LINQ: Better Together
  • Chatting up your Windows Phone 8 Apps
  • Avoid mixing JavaScript and C#/VB (memory usage)
  • Download SharePoint SDK for Windows Phone 8 + Free Developer Resources

Thursday (March 7th, 2013)

  • Launch Your App at a Microsoft Store!
  • Episode 61 of Visual Studio Toolbox: Building Great Windows 8 Apps
  • Developing a WinRT component to create a video file using Media Foundation
  • Send speech commands to your Windows Phone 8 app
  • Step by Step working with Telerik Charts in Windows Phone 8
  • What Windows Azure Mobile Services can do for an app
  • Windows Phone RSS reader app template
  • Announcing a New Preview of the LightSwitch HTML Client
  • Turning Geocode Query into a proper async operation

Friday (March 8th, 2013)

Enjoy your weekend and return at SilverlightShow on Monday for a whole new week full of exciting news and content!


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