The future for Microsoft

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Microsoft is in the process of reinventing itself. While some may argue that it’s “too little, too late” or that their growing consumer-focused strategy is wrong, the truth of the situation is that Microsoft is reinventing itself into a new company. While Microsoft is now calling themselves a “devices and... Read more

Visual Studio 2013 RC

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If you want to build Windows 8.1 apps or just want to see what’s new with Visual Studio and the .NET Framework, you can now download the Visual Studio 2013 RC. There are a lot of new features and improvements, but almost all of them are aimed at making our... Read more

Windows 8.1 RTM

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As a Microsoft developer with an MSDN Ultimate subscription, I’ve always enjoyed the privilege of early access to RTM (release to manufacturing) and RC (release candidate) builds of most Microsoft software, including Visual Studio and Windows. Earlier this month, when Windows 8.1 was officially announced as hitting RTM it was also announced... Read more

Thoughts on Microsoft and the tech "press"

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Disclaimer: This post is purely an opinion piece and is not intended as a news article. I am a Microsoft MVP, which means that my viewpoint may be slightly biased towards Microsoft but I try very hard to keep things limited to facts and not wild conjecture or complete... Read more

Introducing Bootstrap Flat

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What is Bootstrap Flat? To put it simply, Bootstrap Flat is a custom theme on top of Bootstrap that provides a flat look to the user interface elements. That means there are no gradients, shadows, or rounded corners. Why? Twitter Bootstrap is probably one of the most widely... Read more