TL:DR Protocol activation is a cool feature you can add to your Windows Store apps, and allows you to make your app more useful as well as more discoverable. For a video demonstration of how easy it is to add protocol activation to your app, skip to the end of the post. Otherwise, read on…
Here are some resources and blog posts from my fellow Technical Evangelists here in East Region: Developer Lots of activity from my developer-focused peers…read the whole list…you won’t regret it.
Here are some resources and blog posts from my fellow Technical Evangelists here in East Region: Developer Brian Hitney and I both wrote about moving a blog to Windows Azure Websites last week. This week, Steve Maier adds a unique perspective…helping a non-techie relative with a small business get their website set up on the … Continue reading Weekly East Region Roundup: Vol. 3
Paul Thurrott, of Supersite for Windows fame, has finished the first edition of his Windows Phone 8 book, which he’s making available for FREE download via his WindowsPhoneBook.com website. Better still, you can influence future editions of the book by sharing your feedback. Just download the PDF, and drop Paul an email via his About … Continue reading FREE Download – Windows Phone 8 Book
TL:DR Short version…some extra traffic crashed my blog last week, thanks to my decision to use cheap shared hosting. In response, I moved my blog to Windows Azure Web Sites, where I can easily scale to meet any traffic spikes. Read on for the background, or skip to “Making the Move” for the technical details. … Continue reading My Site’s Fallen, and it Can’t Get Up!
So, I was doing some research trying to figure out which blogs have implemented the gadget I put together for my Community Megaphone website, so that when I have the time to rearchitect the gadget (hopefully soon, as it could definitely use a refresh), I can notify the site owners of the updated version. Anyway, … Continue reading 10 Years…and I Missed It!
Wanted to share a few posts from my fellow Microsoft Technical evangelists here in East Region, hopefully you’ll find them as interesting and useful as I did: New Digs, Windows Azure and Orchard – Michael Cummings talks about the reasons he chose Windows Azure and Orchard CMS for his new blog. Given that I run … Continue reading East Region Roundup
If you’ve been away for a while, you may not have heard that WebGL is supported in Internet Explorer, starting with version 11, currently available as a preview release, either as part of the Windows 8.1 preview, or as a stand-alone release for Windows 7. And I have the proof right here: