April 14, 2014
It's a long time I don't blog because the twitter-mania moved my thoughts out there. Furthermore I am very happy about my last October renewal as a developer security MVP which continue to give me the chance to discuss a lot of cool stuff with the cool people (and friends) inside Microsoft.
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 ...
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:
September 29, 2011
In the previous post I retraced the motivations that led to WinRT.
One of the fundamental requirements of WinRT is to allow better interaction between different languages, either native or managed. We also have already seen that only a runtime that exposes functionality in an object oriented fa...
September 21, 2011
Before analyzing WinRT it's necessary to go back in time and retrace the evolution of languages.
C language consolidated a standard way to interoperate in two different ways: Source-level thanks to the standardization of ANSI 1989 (and later) Binary, by using the x86 architecture calling conven...
September 19, 2011
To put it in two words ... the response is too early for a user to judge Windows 8.
The / / build / conference I just came back from, is a developer conference. It merged the PDC (Professional Developer Conference) and WinHEC (Windows Hardware Engineering Conference). The sessions on the agenda ...
September 15, 2011
After the //build/ keynotes, I looked for more informations regarding WinRT and a few teams gave me the answers to my questions.
There are two stacks for building Windows 8 applications: Classic mode (Win32 / .NET) Metro-Style mode
The classic mode is the one we all know, will not change and wi...
September 08, 2011
I am ready to leave from Italy to USA, Anaheim for the build Conference (Sept 13-16, 2011)
I will give as much as possible news in two places:Here at http://www.iamraf.net/news in English languageOn my Italian Blog http://blogs.ugidotnet.org/raffaele
July 05, 2011
From a reader perspective, this is not really a great news, but it has been really a hard work for me to entirely rewrite the engine of this website.
Previously I used an external blog engine as storage, an RSS library to read the content and asp.net routing to publish the content.
The new relea...
February 05, 2010
On Tuesday I was in Microsoft Italy subsidiary for the UGIdotNET event. My session was about the new ways to interact with PCs and I talked about Multitouch (using my SurfRaf homemade device) and Windows 7 Sensor APIs.
For the occasion I built an USB device from scratch. On my italian blog there ...
September 05, 2009
Welcome to my website. I am Raffaele Rialdi and you can find my bio here: https://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile/raffaele
My Italian blog won't move. You can find it at http://blogs.ugidotnet.org/raffaele
Why another web space? Here I want to publish content, that is samples, snippets, demos,...