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Microsoft Windows Simulator Rotation and Resolution Emulation

The Windows Simulator is a tool provided in Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview that helps debugging Metro style applications. Its main purpose is to enable debugging when developers want to test how their applications respond to the new Metro style capabilities without having a device that supports those capabilities. It is implemented as a ...

Debugging Contracts using Windows Simulator

All of you might be pretty busy discovering what Windows 8 has to offer. Today I will introduce you to debugging Contracts, one of the cool features in Windows 8. It is hard to debug contracts when you are debugging locally because they disappear as soon as the focus is lost. So, as you hit a breakpoint in Visual Studio for your app, the ...

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