Windows 8 XAML Metro Apps with OData

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I guest-blogged a series of 2 articles for SilverlightShow:

So, you have heard the buzz about the brave new world of Windows 8 from MSFT’s BUILD Conference! Ready to get your hands muddy? In this short 2-part article series, we talk about how to get started towards writing data-driven (specifically OData) Windows 8 Metro apps with XAML & C#. Here’s what we’ll cover:

  • Part 1 – Handling of OData from our XAML Metro App [Consumption & Updates to OData source]
  • Part 2 – How to make your XAML App a well-behaved Windows 8 citizen [Artwork, Snapped Views, Contracts, Application Bar etc]

Full article with screenshots, code samples & downloadable source code can be found @ PART 1 and PART 2.

Cheers SilverlightShow!



2 thoughts on “Windows 8 XAML Metro Apps with OData

  1. Rama says:

    Hi Sami,

    I’ve downloaded your code and tried to run, but unable to run due to the errors,

    First Error I got Import error then I’ve chenage cs.proj v1 to v11 and loaded successfully when I am trying to run I am getting mismatch error.

    I am using Win8 Cosumer Preview and Visual Studio 11 Beta.

    The error is

    There was a mismatch between the processor architechture of the project. Please send me the working version.


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