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Monthly Summary - December 2011

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Here comes the “Monthly Summary” of posts published during December 2011. I have submitted 16 blog posts on mixed juice. In this post, I will summarize them category wise, so that, you can find them very easily.   December was a great month for me.

Here comes the “Monthly Summary” of posts published during December 2011. I have submitted 16 blog posts on mixed juice. In this post, I will summarize them category wise, so that, you can find them very easily.

December was a great month for me. I started a video tutorial series on Windows 8 Metro style application. If you didn’t watch them, find the links in this post. Follow my blog for latest articles, tutorials, tips and contests. “Like” my Facebook page for all Technical updates. Wish you a Happy New Year.


You all know that, December is a festive season starting with X-MAS and followed by new year. Everyone has new resolution for the new year, a new goal for their career. Here are some video greetings from me on the occasion of Christmas and New Year 2012:

  1. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2012
  2. Wish you a Happy New Year 2012 filled with all the joy and happiness in the world

Video Tutorials

In December 2011, I started with some video tutorials on “Windows 8 Metro Style Application Development”. I need more feedback from you on those tutorials, so that, I can improve myself to provide you a better tutorials in coming year. Here are first four chapters of the series, watch them and provide your most valuable feedback:

  1. How to Create a Windows 8 Metro Style Application using Visual Studio 2011?
  2. What is Package.appxmanifest File in Windows 8 Metro Style Application?
  3. What is the Lifecycle of Windows 8 Metro Style Application?
  4. Practical Demonstration of Windows 8 Metro Style Application Lifecycle


You might know that, Microsoft released Silverlight 5 during December 2011. Here is a list of my Silverlight 5 tutorial chapters in a single post. You can find most important features in Silverlight 5 in this post. Go and read those:

  1. Silverlight 5 Tutorials - A Collection of Beginner Level Articles you may want to Read


I published two reviews in my blog on one book and another Windows Phone 7 application. You can find those posts here. If you find those helpful, links are available for you to get them.

  1. Book Review: Fun with Silverlight 4 authored by Rajesh Lal
  2. Betty Wallpapers - A WP7 Wallpaper Application by @Jebarson007

Communities and Events

Here are few posts on various community activities and events. Keep an eye in my blog to take part on various events and contests coming up next and win lots of goodies for free.

  1. Windows Phone Camp in Pune and Chennai on 20 - 22, December 2011
  2. “Future of Silverlight” - Announcing Winner of the Giveaway Contest
  3. Received my MVB Certificate from DZone
  4. Microsoft Security Advisory (2659883) - Vulnerability in ASP.NET Could Allow Denial of Service

News Digests of SilverlightZone

As you know, I publish weekly news digests of here every Sunday morning. But due to some reasons, this time I was not able to do it regularly. Published only two posts with the summary of links and top 5 posts:

  1. Weekly News Digest @SilverlightZone - 27-November-2011 to 03-December-2011
  2. Weekly News Digest @SilverlightZone - 28-December-2011 to 24-December-2011

Previous Archives

Finally comes the previous months archive posts. If you missed them, here it is just for your reference:

  1. Monthly Summary - November 2011
  2. Monthly Summary - October 2011
  3. Monthly Summary - September 2011

Follow Me and Stay Tuned

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Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
Software Developer (Senior)
India India
Kunal Chowdhury is a Microsoft "Windows Platform Development" MVP (Most Valuable Professional), a Codeproject Mentor, Telerik Developer Expert, Nokia Developer Champion, Windows 10 Champion, Microsoft Rockstar, Speaker in various Microsoft events, Author, passionate Blogger and a Software Engineer by profession.

He is currently working in an MNC located in India. He has a very good skill over XAML, C#, Silverlight, Windows Phone, WPF and Windows Store (WinRT) app development. He posts his findings, articles, tutorials in his technical blog and CodeProject.

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