Category Archives: Windows 8

C++ Windows 8 Store Apps: The series

So I’m going to start writing my own apps – I’ve been doing C++ for a while now (15 odd years) and fancy a new project to occupy my commute each day. I’ve equipped an old laptop with a cheap SSD and Windows 8 and installed Visual Studio. The SSD really makes a difference !… Read More »

Windows 8 and recent hotfixes

So I bought a laptop about 6+ years ago and it died about 4 1/2 years ago, refusing to take a charge when plugged into the mains. Now I’m pretty sure I tried everything I could to get it to work, considering that I had a University assignment due in 2 days later and I… Read More »