June 25, 2012
The good news (for us) is that we, in my company, obtained the Token for publishing the new Metro-Style applications on the Windows 8 Store. Currently the Store is not yet accessible from the broad public unless you pass a sort of pre-certification.
While we were working on the Barcode applicatio...
January 26, 2012
On March 28 and 29, Microsoft Bulgaria will host in Sofia the traditional event "Microsoft Days".
I am very happy to be the speaker of two pillar arguments of the next technology wave:Introduction to Windows Runtime (WinRT) The Asynchronous Pattern in WinRT/Metro and .NET 4.5
The abstracts are ...
January 23, 2012
Ten years ago Bill Gates decided to change the company's approach by introducing the Trustworthy Computing initiative in a famous e-mail addressed to all his employees.
This decision triggered a huge change in software development not only inside Microsoft but also for all developers who use Micr...
October 24, 2011
The new Windows start screen 8 shows a number of tiles that may look like a revamped version of the old shortcuts:
But appearances can be deceptive and tiles are not shortcuts and they do not launch directly the application process.
The crucial point is that Windows Runtime (WinRT) is the laye...
October 18, 2011
As the WinRT world is an evolution of COM, the registration is similar but uses only the HKCU registry keys. This means that you don't need administrative privileges to install an application.Let's take a look to the most interesting registry keys involved during registration process: