Today I gave a talk in TechDays in Belgium about MVVM in Silverlight 5, Windows Phone 7 and Windows 8. This was the first time I gave that particular talk, and in addition keep in mind this is a developer preview, meaning that it is not finished, and not always stable.
I had a few surprises with this build. For example from time to time, the new "Metro style applications" just cannot be launched anymore. Nothing that a simple reboot cannot fix. but I'll come back to that in a moment.
A couple of hours before my session started, I was notified by Windows 8 that it wanted to install updates. I even joked about it on Twitter. No way was I going to install updates just before a talk! Everyone knows you shouldn't do that, it can change your computer configuration and cause unexpected effects during the talk! Yeah I thought I was clever.
The presentation went well, but towards the end I wanted to run the application to show it to my audience. Unfortunately when I ... Go to the complete details ...
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