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I’ve Got a Cheat Sheet to Help Migrate Your Win32 Apps

There’s a cheat sheet to rapidly and cheaply migrate Win32 desktop apps to touchable Windows laptops, convertibles and tablets. If your Win32 migration path happens to take you to new, touchable PC hardware running more recent versions of Windows, I have a nice shortcut for you. One of the great hallmarks of Windows over the …
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Convert Your Confusing Win32 Apps to Touch First Mobile Apps

Migrate confusing Win32 apps with tiny controls to touch first mobile apps with large fonts and UI elements while including gesture support and proper spacing. The advent of a mouse connected to every computer gave users a pixel-precision pointing device. Coupled with ever-growing computer monitors and higher resolution screens, UI elements got smaller and smaller. …
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Windows 7 Slates: Touch-First UIs

When it comes to building apps with “Touch-First” user interfaces for Windows 7 Slates, there are a few principles you need to follow. Instead of talking about gestures, swiping, pinching or receiving multi-touch Windows messages, I’m going to stick to the basics in this article.  I’m not an artist or UX guru, but I have …
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The Important User Experience (UX) You Can’t See

Whenever I hear the term, “UX,” I immediately think of graphic designers, artists and folks who focus on making the UI of your application beautiful. Nine times out of ten, this is the appropriate connection to make.  Great UX folks at Microsoft came together to make Windows Phone 7 the most visually-appealing smartphone on the …
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