Installing .NET Framework 3.5 in Windows 8 Consumer Preview (updated for RTM)

UPDATE: Since the technique below was for the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, I wanted to share how you can accomplish this in the RTM release of Windows 8, from my reply to a commenter on the post: For the RTM release, you can use “Turn Windows Features On or Off” in settings (just open the … Continue reading Installing .NET Framework 3.5 in Windows 8 Consumer Preview (updated for RTM)

W8WIL #1: Friendly Names for AppBar Icons

Today, I’m kicking off a new blog series, which I’m calling Windows 8: What I’ve Learned, or W8WIL for short. I’ve had the good fortune of spending some quality time with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview release, and there are plenty of little things that can make your life easier as a developer, and I’ll … Continue reading W8WIL #1: Friendly Names for AppBar Icons