Windows 8.1 Preview is here. Get a feel for the OS with a first-hand look at many of the new features and improvements with the Windows 8.1 Preview. Brandon LeBlanc discusses Windows 8.1 Preview in more detail in today’s featured link, so be sure to check it out especially if you can’t wait for the final (free) release later this year.
Then Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer made an announcement that Facebook will release an official Windows 8 application in the near future. Unfortunately no time frame was specified. Lastly Visual Studio 2013 Preview and .NET 4.5.1 Preview is now available. Visual Studio 2012 Update 3 is also now available. So for those who use Visual Studio 2012, be sure to get Update 3 which includes a few new capabilities, but is focused primarily on bug fixes.
We are over the mid-week hump. Have an excellent day! Here is The Daily Six Pack!
Feature link: Windows 8.1 Preview Available
- The Windows 8.1 Preview is here!, Brandon LeBlanc
- Hands-On with Windows 8.1, Paul Thurrott
- Confirmed: Official Facebook app is coming to Windows 8, Alex Wilhelm
- GeekLift: Instagram video problems, tackling tasks and screen zoom, Josh Benson
- Software Testing with Visual Studio 2012 (exam 70-497) Jump Start, Microsoft Virtual Academy
- Build 2013 and Visual Studio 2013 Preview, S.Somasegar
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- James Michael Hare
- Interesting Finds by Jason Haley
- The Dev Box by Janes Oosthuizen
- Dew Drop by Alvin Ashcraft
- Regular Geek by Robert Diana
- chodounsky.net by Jakub Chodounsky
Today’s xkcd comic is something I find particularly funny! We’ve all been there, haven’t we?