Daily Digest: App Design, REST Services and Windows Store Apps

1000,000 Apps for Windows 8: The Windows Store passes a milestone.  View article…

Rackspace, CERN to Build Massive Hybrid Cloud: The deployment will be based on OpenStack cloud computing software.  View article…

10 Tips on Better Design: Design can be your best friend to help set you apart, and rise above the status quo.  Getting better at design, can also help you bring your ideas to life, and express yourself with skill..  View article…

WCF RESTful services and consuming them in an HTML page: We will see what is required from  a service developer’s perspective to create a REST enabled WCF service. We see how we can use and  consume RESTful WCF services..  View article…

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Building and Validating Windows Store Apps with Team Foundation Service

Building and Validating Windows Store Apps with Team Foundation Service

Learn how to use Team Foundation Service to build your Windows Store apps and validate them using the Windows Apps Certification Kit. SLUG:LeBrun.Windows Store and TFS.0412msdn-1 In this article, we’ll see how to create and deploy a virtual machine that will be used by TFS Service to perform builds of Windows Store apps. We’ll also see how to use TFS Build to perform validation of Windows Store apps using the Windows Apps Certification Kit (WACK) tool, modifying builds reports to notify users of the good (or bad) execution of the tool.

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Working with Promises in Windows Store Apps

Working with Promises in Windows Store Apps

To deal with the complexity involved in asynchronous programming, Windows Store apps make use of what is known as a Promise. At code level a promise is an object that represents the result of an asynchronous operation and returns a value at some future point in time. This article discusses what Promises are and also shows how to use them in a Windows Store app.

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