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· Popular apps come to Windows 8

· Google Analytics SDK for Windows 8 and Windows Phone

· Build 2013 will start next week 26th of June

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When you add your visual states into your page xaml code, inside Visual Studio 2012, you can select any of your visual states, check enable state recording checkbox and start recording a view on designer. Don’t forget to uncheck when you finish your design otherwise it’ll continue modifying selected state view.
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Sharing Code Part: Portable Class Libraries

Between platforms you can use portable class libraries to share same code. You’ll see how to use a Portable Class Library to share the Math2 class across the different platforms instead of the C# source code file.

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Under the Hood of WinRT Background APIs

The difference in the application lifecycle of Windows Store apps versus traditional desktop applications introduces a new architectural approach to developing many applications. This session provides an in-depth explanation of the WinRT background APIs and demonstrates how these APIs can be effectively used within your applications. Each attendee will leave with a detailed understanding of the benefits of each API as well as their limitations..

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Bing Translator

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One of the famouse site for your content. Post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos from your browser, phone, desktop, email or wherever you happen to be. Anything from anywhere.

Use your camera or just type the text you want to translate. Text and camera translation work offline with downloadable language packs, so you can get the power of Bing Translator on-the-go, even when you don't have an Internet connection.

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The view from the Sky – Amsterdam/the Netherlands