May, 2012

Developing Windows 8 Metro style apps with C++

May 24, 2012 Marc Gregoire Events

There is a very interesting collection of videos on Channel9 about developing Windows 8 Metro style apps with C++. You can find them here. Abstract: Whether you are a new C++ developer ready to learn about writing Metro style apps, an intermediate developer who wants to hone your code and skills, or an experienced C++ […]

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BeCPP Meeting June with International Speakers

May 21, 2012 Marc Gregoire Events

The third meeting of the Belgian C++ Users Group is planned for Wednesday June 27th 2012 at 18:30 in the Microsoft offices in Zaventem. There will be two presentations, and we are proud to announce that they will be given by 2 international top speakers: Kate Gregory is the author of over a dozen books, […]

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1 C++ AMP, Kate Gregory, Rong Lu, Visual C++ 11,

Community Day 2012

May 9, 2012 Marc Gregoire Events

The Belgian C++ Users Group is sponsoring Community Day 2012. Community Day is a free event organized by 17 different communities and user groups. This year, the event is held on Thursday 21st of June in Utopolis Mechelen. There are a total of 6 tracks with over 40 sessions to choose from. It’s a nice […]

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Slides of the 8th of May 2012 BeCPP Meeting

May 9, 2012 Marc Gregoire Events

Thank you everyone who joined the second BeCPP event. Like the previous event, there were two presentations. This time however, we included a drink after the presentations, including some wine, all provided by Microsoft πŸ™‚ There were some interesting discussions during this drink. If you couldn’t attend the meeting in person, or if you would […]

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Visual Studio 11 UI Updates Coming in RC

May 9, 2012 Marc Gregoire Microsoft

Most op you will know by now that the Visual Studio 11 Beta UI is rather gray. There was a lot of feedback about this from the communities, and it seems Microsoft is listening. They have announced a couple of UI changes to bring back some color to the UI. Check out this blog post […]

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0 Beta, Visual C++ 11, Visual Studio 11,

Windows 8 C++ Meeting on May 8th

May 2, 2012 Marc Gregoire Events

A reminder post for the Windows 8 C++ meeting that will take place on May 8th. You can read the original announcement here. Don’t forget to register, it’s free.

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Announcing Casablanca, a native library to access the cloud from C++

May 2, 2012 Marc Gregoire Microsoft

Our devices are becoming increasingly connected, and at the same time our customers expect the applications running on those devices to be fast and fluid. Asynchrony is important on the client for responsiveness and on the server for scalability. Today Microsoft is announcing Casablanca, an incubation effort to support cloud based client-server communication in native […]

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0 Azure, Casablanca, cloud, HTTP, JSON,

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