Ala Shiban
  • Building a Windows 8.1 App using TypeScript and Opensource It’s been fun following and contributing to the growing sense of transformation in Microsoft. Windows 8 is continuously being improved, with alot of creative innovation going into the core experience, not to mention that even Woz is appreciative of the effort. One of the cooler things I find great in Win8+ is the ability to […] No responses July 29, 2013
  • Visiting Singularity University The Visit Recently, I’ve had the pleasure of joining Singularity University for a week, visiting a good friend of mine who’s attending. (Thanks Asaf!) Singularity University brings together amazing people from all around the world: Scientists, entrepreneurs and free thinkers to try and mash them into a problem solving collective that can talk all the […] No responses July 29, 2013
  • Inline NavigateTo DevLabs Extension Here’s a cool project I’m involved with. It makes the NavigateTo experience alot more fun and fluid to use in Visual Studio: You can now get this now on the Visual Studio Extension Gallery under the more experimental section: DevLabs. It is going to be rough around the edges – experimental comes with a cost […] No responses February 21, 2013
  • VS2012.2: Get your colors back You can now get your color back using Visual Studio 2012.2 (Update 2 CTP). If you want more of these fun tidbits, make sure you follow me on Twitter Check it out: No responses February 12, 2013
  • Multi Editing Tutorial: Building a Visual Studio editor Extension for Beginners Introduction Visual Studio extensions are valuable tools that enhance the day-to-day workflow, keeping the IDE fresh with new functionality, tailored for your work style. We’ve seen fantastic extensions developed by both Microsoft and the community, including several that saw over a million downloads each. In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to build […] No responses February 9, 2013
  • Post Number One Hello Everyone. To those who don’t know me, I’m Ala. I’m passionate about people, and technology that empowers people to do more with life. I enjoy being with people that want to make a difference; Throughout the years I’ve done some robotics, software design, customer-facing applications, web, image processing, team building and management, business development, all […] No responses February 6, 2013