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Portable Class Library Projects and MVVM Light

With Portable Class Library Projects you can create a single library that can target different platforms (e.g. Windows Phone, .Net, Windows Store Apps). For most of the modern apps it’s kind of mandatory to use the MVVM pattern, a famous MVVM library is Laurent Bugnion MVVM Light library. In this post we will walk through the steps needed to create a Portable Class Library that uses the MVVM Light library and targets the Windows Phone 8 and .Net for Windows Store Apps frameworks. I will be using Visual Studio 2012 with Update 3. - Let’s create a new Portable Class Library project and name it MyApp.Core, the solution name will be MyApp - We will target the Windows Phone 8 and .Net for Windows Store Apps - We will create two applications, the first is a Windows Store Blank Application named MyApp.Win8 and the second is a Windows Phone 8 named MyApp.WP8 - We will add a reference to the Portable Class Library Project MyApp.Core to the Windows Store Project and the

Video Recordings of Our Latest Event

Here are the links for the sessions recordings for our last community event that was held in Khobar: - Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) - Windows 8 Development Jumpstart - Kinect Development

DevLifeStyle February 2013 Sessions Recordings

Recordings for our last DevLifeStyle event Connecting Window 8 Store Applications to the Cloud BizTalk Server 2013 Next generation user interaction devices Introduction to NoSQL

Windows Azure takes over Amazon Cloud

Microsoft Windows Azure takes over Amazon's cloud in performance test, read the full story here Info graphic on the result