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You can run from Visual Studio 2013 Express for Windows Update 2 if you have the source code. In case you have only the XAP file you can run using the XAPDeploye.exe (61KB)tool which you can find in: /Program files(x86)/Microsoft SDKs/Windows Phone/v8.0/Tools/XAP Deployment folder. Well, what is XAP? XAP is the file format used to install application software on Windows Phone 7.5/8 platforms and Silverlight Applications. This will change in Windows 8.1. You can look at the contents of an XAP file by renaming (by changing .XAP to .ZIP as it is ZIP formatted file) it. Read about my XAP article here: http://aspalliance.com/1844_DoubleAnimation_Basics_with_Silverlight_Application Using XapDeploy.exe tool you can deploy to a connected device or a chosen emulator (choose emulator from drop-down list) Double click this file (in Windows 8.1 search yo can also lok for Application ... (more)

WinJS 4.0 is in preview. Get it now!

WinJS is a cross-platform JavaScript library for building HTML5/CSS/JavaScript applications across devices. When it was announced first in 2014 it was Open Sourced. The version in preview is 4.0. The feature set got beefed up with the following: (http://visualstudiomagazine.com/articles/2015/04/01/winjs-4-preview.aspx): Universal experiences: UI controls will scale or translate among various devices without having to go through significant rewrites.Addition of controls: ContentDialog, SplitView, AutoSuggestBox and ToolBar controls are now available; Hub and Pivot controls and other... (more)

IoT Foundation Service on @IBMBluemix Gets a Boost | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

IBM recently boosted its support for its IoT Foundation Service by setting up a dedicated IoT business practice with funds totaling $3B. This will bring together clients, partners and stake holders to integrate dispersed sources, sensors, devices, business operations to glean real-time intelligence. This IoT ecosystem partnership will include The Weather Company that provides a strong bearing on anything related to weather on business. IoT Foundation Service makes it easy to access IoT via Cloud APIs. The cloud platform will further add: IBM IoT Cloud Open Platform for Industries... (more)

Nigerian Non-banking Company goes to Azure Cloud

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Real-time Analysis of the 'Internet of Things' on Azure | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Real-time Analysis of IoT on Microsoft Azure with Stream Analytics Simply put, it is about collection of data from various devices (different types, different protocols, different complexity, etc) in real-time and aggregating and processing this incoming stream of data to provide useful information. This can enormously improve efficency and make the business stand out. Presently businesses may be implementing custom solutions for addressing such data handling and analysing scenarios. This is going to get more streamlined, easy and cost-effective using the recently introduced Azure ... (more)