Microsoft updates “Phone Insider” app for #Windows 10 Preview

Microsoft updates the “Phone Insider” app with a new name “Windows Insider” and ability to login with Microsoft account, moving one step forward to release Windows 10 Technical Preview for Windows Phone in February 2015. This new build will be available to users registered for Windows Insider program.

 

In this post, I am just sharing the link and few screenshots of the app. The Windows 10 Technical Preview build for Windows Phone yet to come in February.



Download #Windows 10 (build: 9926) - January 2015 Release

Microsoft released Windows 10 Technical Preview release build: 9926 for the people registered under Windows Insider Program. This January 2015 release adds new features including Cortana support, enhanced UI and a set of other stuffs.

 

Find the steps mentioned below to download the Windows 10 (build: 9926) to try the new features coming in Windows 10. Also, ISO links are available for offline installation.


What’s new in C# 6.0? - Dictionary Initializer

Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 4.6 came up with another new feature (more precisely an enhancement) for C# 6.0 named “Dictionary Initializer”. It’s not a new thing but now you will be able to map the key/indexer directly at the time of dictionary object initialization.

 

Today in this blog post, we will discuss about this with an example. Don’t forget to read the other new features which I posted earlier. Links can be found in this post.

 


Now I am a #Telerik Developer Expert

Yesterday, 6th January 2015, Telerik introduced a new developer program called “Telerik Developer Experts”, announced few months ago by Burke Holland (Director of Developer Relations). Today I am pleased to announce that, I am also part of this program as Telerik Developer Expert.

 

In this post, sharing a little about the program, few links etc. Thank you John Bristowe, Burke Holland and Telerik for nomination and consideration.


What’s new in C# 6.0? - await in catch and finally blocks

C# 6.0 came with another new feature along with Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 4.6. Now you will be able to write await operations in catch {} and finally {} blocks too. This will help many developers to do certain async operations when they encounter any exceptions or want to do async clean-ups in finally block.

 

Today in this blog post, we will discuss about this new feature. Don’t forget to read the other new features which I posted earlier. Links can be found in this post.

 
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