Installing Windows 8 Client Hyper-V inside VMware Workstation/Fusion/ESX

Typically I used to try latest version of Windows on VMWare Player, Workstation or VirtualBox. Recently I was trying to set up a Windows Phone 8.0 development environment inside a VMWare virtual machine. I tried to enable Hyper-V platform components in my Windows 8.1 Preview Virtual machine. It shows an error. Hyper-V cannot be installed: …

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Windows Phone SDK 8.0 Update for Windows Phone 8.0.10322–Released

Microsoft has released a new Windows Phone SDK 8.0 Update. This update for Windows Phone 8.0.10322 adds four new emulator images to an existing installation of Windows Phone SDK 8.0. This update requires Visual Studio 2012 Update 2. Using this update, you can test how your apps will run on devices that have build 8.0.10322 …

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Visual Studio 2012 Update 3–Released

Microsoft has released the final of Visual Studio 2012 Update 3.  This update is the latest in a cumulative series of feature additions and bug fixes for Visual Studio 2012. For information about the latest update, see Visual Studio Updates and the Visual Studio Update KB Article. DOWNLOAD: Visual Studio 2012 Update 3 (Online Installer) Also …

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Windows Phone Toolkit–June 2013–Release – v4.2013.06.11

Windows Phone team has released the latest update(v 4.2013.06.11) for Windows Phone Toolkit available through NuGet. Get it as an NuGet package:  https://nuget.org/packages/WPtoolkit/4.2013.06.11 Find what’s new in Release Notes: https://phone.codeplex.com/releases/view/106971

Windows Phone devices for Testing– available FREE Online- by Nokia Developer program

We all are looking for multiple Windows Phone devices to test our applications. Here is the good news, Nokia came up with a solution for all Nokia Developer program members – “Nokia Developer Remote Drive Access(RDA)” program, through which you can remotely allocate and use a Windows Phone devices for testing purposes. Interesting right?. It …

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Visual Studio 3D Starter Kit for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Store apps

Microsoft has released a Visual Studio 3D Starter kit sample project which would essentially help the developers to create 3D Games or apps using Visual Studio 2012 and Windows Phone 8.0 SDK or Windows SDK. [Image Courtesy: Microsoft] [Quoting from Visual Studio Code gallery and official blog] This sample contains the starting point for a …

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