This is amazing to see that @maryjofoly liked my Windows 8 App and installed it. Those who don’t know who Marry Jo Foly is – should see her blog at http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/. She is one of the celebrities in the world of Technology. This is indeed a pleasant surprise to see her liking my app.
This is just amazing to see it got around 600+ downloads in 10 days even during the holiday time.
The installable version of the app is available at http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/app/msdn-and-technet-top-blogs/f509b127-db03-48e6-a66b-a8dc4858d7d3
And after I thanked her, got this reply
The best thing to happen in year end. This is my last post of 2012. Happy 2013.
Visual Studio and Windows Azure goes hand in hand. However sometime new developer find it hard to manage certain basic stuff. One of it is Management Certificate. This certificate helps Visual Studio to connect to Windows Azure Portal. Hence it is so easy to deploy service to cloud.
1. You need a Visual Studio Cloud Project which you will be deploying. Then right click and say “publish”
2. Then the option “Choose your subscription” would be blank if you are using it first time. Click on the dropdown and click Manage.
3. Then hit the option “New”. This brings another window,
4. Now you either will have one “self-signed” certificate, this needs to be in the local certificate store. Then only it will show up in “Create or select an existing certificate for authentication”. Never mind, let’s see how we can create one new and make our Visual Studio talk to Windows Azure portal.
Select “Create” after the list of Certificates which are coming in the drop down list. Then give a name to it.
5. Then click on the “Copy the full path” to copy the certificate path which we will be uploading to our Azure Portal. After the
Then you can either create a cloud service or select an existing one and publish.
I wanted to wright this for a long time, because I find it very easy as compare to making self signed certificate manually and then uploading it to Azure and putting it to the local cert store.
Most of us follow the great blogs from MSDN and TechNet. So I have build an application which pulls top MSDN and TechNet blogs together.
Download link http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/app/msdn-and-technet-top-blogs/f509b127-db03-48e6-a66b-a8dc4858d7d3
Please install and share your feedback via setting charm Win+C and choose “setting” then “Rate and Review”
Let me introduce my another venture to the Windows Store apps. This is dedicated to SQL Server. Collection of blogs about SQL Server
Download link http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/app/sql-blogs/fe64c671-9b80-4bcb-b96c-9746a2f8d477
Your wish is the next release.
We have recently done the webcast series for Windows Phone 8. Below are the recordings
Getting Started with Windows Phone 8 – Development Tools & Dev Center
By Wriju Ghosh (@wriju_ghosh)
Designing Apps for Windows Phone 8
By Ujjwal Kumar
Application Lifecycle for Windows Phone 8
By Ujjwal Kumar
Building Apps for Windows Phone 8
By Wriju Ghosh
Windows Phone Store and making your apps submission ready
How to download?
Click on the link and it will show you the same registration page. Enter Live id and you will be able to see the download link.