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Jump Start – February 19: Building Web Apps with ASP.NET (February 19) An accelerated introduction to building modern web applications with ASP.NET 4.5 and ASP.NET MVC 4 team-taught by Scott Hanselman and Jon Galloway. Windows Azure Hands-on Labs Online Training (February 20) Learn how to connect a Paas application to an Iaas application. Matt Hester
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Windows Phone 8–Application Model & Fast Application Resume feature

Windows Phone 8 has a new feature introduced called as ‘Fast Application Resume’, which allows the Windows Phone 8 OS to launch the application from suspended to running quickly. You feel like toggling between multiple apps with out much delay comparing to Windows Phone 7.x platform. With Windows Phone 7.5, OS was allowed to move
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Windows 8 Client Hyper-V and Windows Phone 7.x emulator slowdown

Hyper-V is a great platform for virtualization and luckily Windows 8 have inbuilt/integrated support for hyper-v technologies. Windows Phone 8 SDK uses hyper-v for emulator virtualization and it works pretty good with Visual Studio 2012. Hyper-V integrated to the Windows 8 is been called ‘Client Hyper-V’. Client Hyper-V is the same virtualization technology previously available
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Making an Offline install of Windows Phone SDK update for Windows Phone 7.8

In my last articles I introduced you to the latest update for Windows Phone SDK to support Windows Phone 7.8. The installer available download from here, the installer package[WPExpress78_update.exe](1.10MB) is an Online/Web Installer – will download the necessary packages on demand at the time of installation, and it would take some time depending on your
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Setting up Windows Phone SDK update for Windows Phone 7.8 and working with Visual Studio 2010/2012

Microsoft has just released an update for Windows Phone SDK 7.1 and 8.0 to provide support for Windows Phone 7.8 emulators.I have shared the details in my last blog post. With this article I will walk you through how it would look to work with this update. The following simple steps will help you with
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Microsoft has released an update for Windows Phone SDK for Windows Phone 7.8 support. This SDK adds Windows Phone 7.8 emulator support for Windows Phone SDK 7.1 and Windows Phone SDK  8.0. The Windows Phone SDK Update for Windows Phone 7.8 adds two new emulator images to your existing Windows Phone SDK installation. New Windows
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