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Install Windows 8.1 RTM–It Keeps Your Desktop Apps

Install Windows 8.1 RTM–It Keeps Your Desktop Apps

Posted by on Sep 15, 2013 in All, Mobile Software, Windows 8 | 0 comments

Are you wondering if you should upgrade to Windows 8.1 RTM? Microsoft recently released the RTM bits for Windows 8.1 to developers, along with  Visual Studio 2013 RC.  Since I am knee deep in Windows Phone 8 and Windows Store App development, I needed to move to the new platform right away. But, will it work the way I need it? There is a large amount of...

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Windows 8.1 Includes Support for Serial Ports

Windows 8.1 Includes Support for Serial Ports

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Mobile Application Development, Windows 8 | 4 comments

The Serial Port is Dead, Long Live the Serial Port! In my day job, I work for Aton International, Inc. We are currently porting the PuTTY terminal emulation desktop application to the “Aton Connect for SSH / Telnet” product for Windows 8 Store and Windows Phone 8. As one of its modes, PuTTY supports direct communication over serial ports: COM1, COM2, etc....

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Considerations for Porting Apps to Windows 8 & Windows Phone 8

Posted by on Feb 16, 2013 in Mobile Application Development, Windows Phone | 0 comments

If you currently have a desktop or phone application running on an earlier version of Windows, you may have made the decision to port your apps to Windows 8 or Windows Phone 8 to take advantage of the great new features built into Microsoft’s new offerings. Microsoft’s consumer promotional video above is quite impressive. So what do you need to...

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Windows Phone 8 Supports Real Time, Multithreaded Processing

Windows Phone 8 Supports Real Time, Multithreaded Processing

Posted by on Dec 4, 2012 in All, Mobile Devices, Mobile Software, Windows Phone | 0 comments

So, finally it has arrived… The Windows 8 Kernel now permeates most of Microsoft’s offerings. The same tools and API subsets can be used across a very wide array of devices, from servers to notebooks, to tablets, mobile phones and embedded devices. I developed a number of Windows Mobile commercial offerings, the Aton Connect series, that relied upon...

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