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  • Blog Post: Snap, Snap, Snap: Windows 8 Game Design and HTML 5, part 2

    I really like Windows 8, ok, I really liked Windows 7 and Vista, but this is different, I like the change in technology.  It is painful but worthwhile.  Anyway, in the previous blog, I wandered around in the HTML5 JavaScript example and pretty much confused myself, and likely you as well. ...
  • Blog Post: Snap, Snap, Snap: Windows 8 Game Design and HTML 5, part 1

    Snap.  Snap.  Snap. Get it? Snap.  So how do you do a Snap?  Ever watch a little kid who hasn’t quite got the hang of snapping their fingers, hilarious.  In a nice way. What about Windows 8 snapping?  I just read Jeremy Fosters blog on snapping and it is easy to do. ...
  • Blog Post: List of 25 interesting HTML 5 and Metro Links

    Here are 25 links that I am reviewing so that I can get up to speed on HTML 5 and JS.  And I am working with a tool that will help me build game apps quickly.  Will tell you more in a couple of weeks if it is useful.   Keep this secret please as some people I work with feel that link...
  • Blog Post: C++ : Secrets of learning C++ programming

    What are the secrets of C++ programming?  With the XAML and C++ tools and templates, C++ is not much more than C# to program with and you don’t have to use .NET anymore.  Unless you want to. So the secret is that we are all out of practice working with C++ generally (if you are reading this...
  • Blog Post: Porting a Windows Phone App to WinRT

    This is an awesome article about how to port a WIndows Phone app to Windows 8.  Instructions, etc. Well written. As you might think: “Well Written?  This can’t be written by Sam then!”  And that would be correct, it is on CodeProject: http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/375173/Hacking...
  • Blog Post: Talking to my inner space alien about MetroRT, which should be simply Metro or WinRT or something completely mutated

    My inner space alien made it’s visit and was asking me about the whole idea around MetroRT, Win8 and other stuff.  First of all the Inner Space Alien wanted to know what in the heck is MetroRT?  Since the only written material in the Universe that mentions MetroRT is my blog, so there must...
  • Blog Post: FREE VIP Windows8 Developer Event - 4/23/2012 - Club Nokia @ LA Live... or you can attend the event online if you can’t make it!

    Attend in person If you want to attend this event use this link: FREE VIP Windows8 Developer Event - 4/23/2012 - Club Nokia @ LA Live... And register from Scott’s blog. Attend online using Live Stream Use this link (available also from Scott’s blog) http://bit.ly/windows8developersonlinevideo Here you...
  • Blog Post: List of 5 seemingly Secret MetroRT/DirectX information in VS11 and 1 secret in VS 2010

    Is it me, or does it seem like the DirectX 11 tutorials are somewhat lacking?  Of course it is me.  My aluminum foil hat slipped down over my eyes.  Now that the Windows 8 Customer Review and VS 11 Beta versions get more in sync, there is more material, but generally it is in a number...
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