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Clint Edmonson Non-trivial matters of interest to software architects and other like minded geeks. August 2013 Entries
Windows 8 App Spotlight: I Want My Mummy
I wanted to shine a spotlight on one of our local development studios this week and share some of their story. Pig Out Productions has released the first of their many games to the Windows 8 store. I Want My Mummy is a 70 levels of rock breaking, TNT exploding physics puzzle fun. You tap on rocks to destroy them and try to get your mummy on the black landing platforms. Along the way, exploding bombs will launch your mummy through the air, knocking over walls and triggering more explosives and mayhem. ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:32 PM

The Windows 8 Store Application Object Model
While working on my latest Windows Store application, I found that I needed a better mental model of the relationships between the framework classes. Here are some quick sketches that cover the core objects and their interactions during application launch. Core Objects The diagram below shows the core objects common to all store applications: An App class derived from the framework’s Application base class is the starting point. It represents the running process for the application and exposes basic ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 7:20 AM

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