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Confessions of an Evangelist February 2013 Entries
Azure Office Hours are back!
We’re back! Scott Klein ( and I are kicking off a new series of weekly Office Hours to help developers find answers to tough questions. Similar to what we did over the last couple years when I was at Microsoft we will have guests each week who can help us dive into a technology. The link to put in your questions and to register for the live show (as well as see recordings from past ones) is This week we’ve got Josh Twist, who introduced the ......

Posted On Monday, February 18, 2013 10:28 PM

How to get the current Build version in a Windows 8 Store Application
Sometimes you spend a lot of time searching online for an answer, but the truth is that it’s a lot easier just to open up the debugger, spend a few minutes, and find it yourself. In the context of today’s lesson I am working on a Windows 8 application that needs to display the product build number in the About page in the application settings. I was able to find several documents online that worked for WPF and WinForms application but not much for Windows 8 Store apps which have the limitation of ......

Posted On Wednesday, February 6, 2013 2:50 PM

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