Installing Siena apps on Windows RT devices

Siena itself runs on both Windows 8 and Windows RT 8 – includes 8.1. You can author an app in either environment and use it right there, e.g. by pressing F5. However, when you want to publish your app (File | Publish), Siena automatically downloads an installer that works only on Windows 8 (not Windows…

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Submitting a Project Siena app to the Store

In this blog post I’ll describe the steps to take an app created with Project Siena and submit it to the Windows Store. Note, this is an interim method that leverages the Store wizards in Visual Studio Express – but you will not need to do any programming. [This post has been updated for Beta Refresh…

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Tips for using Project Siena

In this blog post we'll detail some quick tips for working with Project Siena. Update: Thank you for all the questions in the comments! We've created a forum for discussion of all things Project Siena (including questions and answers), so please stop on by for more help: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-us/home?forum=projectsiena Editing Expressions Project Siena uses Excel-like expressions…

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Project Siena: Enabling Business Users to Create Mobile Apps for the Enterprise

The proliferation of mobile devices presents a great opportunity for the enterprise.  App experiences that simply weren’t possible before are appearing with more and more regularity. For example: Apps to support conversations, where a customer can reach over and touch the employee’s screen, make changes and ultimately own the solution Apps with the smarts to…

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