Developing With Visual Studio 2011 and the Windows 8 Consumer Build With Metro and Two (multiple) Monitors

Wow, that’s a long title. Sorry, but I just wanted to be clear what you are getting into if you come here.  In this article, I’m going to talk about what it takes in very simple terms to build and specifically debug a windows 8 metro application using the beta version of Visual Studio 2011. Here are the steps: 1.  Install Windows 8 Metro and Visual Studio 2011 Beta 2.  Using display settings (control panel / display) make the monitor that is not your desktop the primary monitor 3.  Launch your desktop on the computer that is your primary monitor 4.  Run Visual Studio 2011 Beta on your desktop 5.  Create a Metro style project 6.  Run/Debug from inside Visual Studio That’s it!  The trick is that … Continue Reading


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