Category Archives: Windows 8

Win8 Metro: Harder than it has to be….

I’ve been playing with Metro off and on for a few months now, my frustration levels mounting everything I try to do something I already know how to do. Most of this I’ve come to realize is because of Microsoft’s … Continue reading

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Microsoft decided not to share finished Win 8.1 with developers.. why?

Normally I get access (as an MSDN member) to the RTM (i.e. finished version) of all Microsoft OS versions. This is the way that most devs. get access to the OS’s, tools, etc. For developers this is important since this … Continue reading

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Standalone DirectX no more – Starting with Win8 new DirectX versions will be OS upgrades

Many folks have been wondering where the DirectX SDK (the developers package for writing DX applications) update has been. Microsoft had been churning them out like clockwork but – pfffft- nothing for over a year. With the advent of hardware … Continue reading

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