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Microsoft releases more XAML details

The technical documentation will enable other software developers to write servers and clients that can read XAML, Microsoft's user interface design language.

By Mar. 25, 2008


Microsoft's 'Universal Store' apps detailed in leaked images

New images describe Microsoft's upcoming effort to help developers create single apps geared for both Windows and Windows Phone.

By Feb. 13, 2014


To attract developers, Microsoft opens up Web-app technology

It may sound perverse, but releasing WinJS as open-source software that works on rival browsers could help Microsoft get more apps on Windows.

By Apr. 3, 2014


What does Microsoft's Windows 8.1 plan mean for developers?

If Microsoft brings back the Start Button and adds a boot-to-desktop option with Windows Blue, should Windows developers still be counting on Metro as their future?

By Apr. 22, 2013


Microsoft plugs critical IE, .Net holes

Patch Tuesday bulletins fix holes in IE, .Net, Silverlight, Forefront UAG, and Microsoft Host Integration Server.

By Oct. 11, 2011


Project Austin's Windows 8 app takes notes from Courier

The Microsoft Visual C++ team has built a Windows 8 app that takes much of its inspiration and code from Redmond's never-realized Courier dual-screen tablet.

By Sep. 21, 2012


Windows 8 store now up to 450 Metro-style apps

It's a start, at least. And Microsoft is stepping up its push to get more developers to write for the new operating system coming this fall.

By Aug. 2, 2012


Coming in 2012: Firefox for Windows 8's Metro

Mozilla plans to release a beta version this year for Microsoft's upcoming Windows interface. It'll be a lot of work, but Mozilla doesn't really have a choice.

By Feb. 13, 2012


How to start developing apps for Windows 8

With the launch of the Windows 8 operating system on the horizon, what better time to get into app development? Here's how to get started.

By Jun. 14, 2012


Microsoft brings streaming and .Net to Silverlight

At its Mix '07 conference, Microsoft introduces a media-streaming service for Silverlight and support for .Net tools.

By Apr. 30, 2007