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Windows 8 Development

I wanted to follow-up on the presentations I gave during the Windows 8 DevCamp in Charlotte.  Here are the slides from the two presentations:

Cookbook I – Design Templates and Styles

Cookbook II – Data, Contracts, and Settings

Here is a link to the source code for ContosoCook:

Contoso Cookbook (HTML)

I found a sample of Contoso Labs based on the Release Preview.  If you want to use the HTML labs be sure to follow these steps required to get the code to work based on the RTM:

Contoso Labs (Release Preview)

As you are doing your development, be sure to adhere to the UX guidelines for Windows Store apps here.  You can download PDF of this here:

Windows 8 User Experience Guidelines

Live Tiles checklist

Badge Image catalog

Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows 8

Push notifications, Live Connect, and Advertising

Finally and probably the most important is the full set of code samples for developing Windows 8 applications:

Windows 8 Camp in a Box

Thanks to all who came out and are interested in doing Windows 8 development!

Hope this helps…

 

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