Road Map Announced for First Release of 2013

Syncfusion has published its Road Map for Essential Studio 2013, Volume 1. It contains all the features we're working on for our upcoming release in early February. As usual, we've tried to keep it simple, specific, as logically organized as possible, and transparent. It will be our first release o... [More]

Syncfusion Releases WinRT Suite

A new beginning, such as the one Microsoft has embarked upon, is a powerful thing. Windows 8’s new interface sets a high standard for the technology giant: to endeavor to replace an interface as prolific as Windows Desktop with something new. We’re staying in step by offering an expansi... [More]

C++ Book Converts C# Developers

You want to build a Windows 8 app. Microsoft says C++ is the way, but you’re a C# developer. Maybe you remember C++, have a history with it, and will only need a brief reacquaintance. Maybe you’ve never known C++, never even courted it, and hope since it’s in the family of C that your jump to it won... [More]

MVP Likness on Metro

Guest blog post by Jeremy Likness Project Manager, Senior Consultant – Wintellect Twitter: @JeremyLikness   Jeremy Likness was named Silverlight MVP of the Year in 2010. Now Senior Consultant and Technical Project Manager for Wintellect, LLC, he has spent the past decade building h... [More]

Our Plan for Sim-Shipping with VS 11

For several months, we’ve been working with the preview version of Visual Studio 11 and initiating development of Windows 8-WinRT components. The Visual Studio 11 beta, made available at the end of February 2012, has enabled us to bring these components closer to completion over the last few w... [More]

Are iPads Education’s Best Option?

You’ve probably seen this: A young, very young, child opens a print magazine and presses her fingers against the paper, brushing against a model’s face, swiping from left to right. Then the child looks to what we assume is some trusted adult off camera. The young one has a look of dismay—the images,... [More]