Migrating C# DLL Library to WinRT Component project

In order to make the functionality of your C# or VB.NET class library (DLL) available to other WinRT languages (C++, JavaScript) you need to convert it to a WinRT component (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/br230301.aspx). The referenced MSDN article lists the areas where coding for a component and a library is different. Here are some ‘best practices’ I found […]

Some experience migrating Silverlight graphical apps to Windows 8 Store

Recently, I had the opportunity to migrate a Silverlight application to Windows 8 Store. The application is highly graphical, showing a variety of images or symbols representing real-world objects and allowing the user to interact with these objects and view their state (Human Machine Interface). Therefore its navigation and interaction paradigm is largely the same […]