James Montemagno
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Getting Started With & Learning C#

In 2006, after years of writing C++ and Java code, while attending UAT an instructor named Phil Miller introduced me to this amazing language called C# and changed my life. It was love at first “Hello World” and I have never looked back. C# is an extremely powerful, mature, and extremely cross-platform programming language that I have been using for decades. The beauty of C# of course is that you get this amazing cross-platform framework called .NET, which gives developers ability to…

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Fun with Windows 8 DataItemTemplates

So you are probably using GridViews and ListViews all over the place. In some instances you will most likely even have a situation where you you have a DataSource with a few DataGroups. Each DataGroup might actually be all different or it might even have different items in its list. If you have a nice base class such as StandardDataItem then this will work just fine. So here is where the fun comes in because usually each DataItem is going to have a different DataTemplate. This is where DataItemT…

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