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Single Sign On with Linux VDA 1.1

Customers want things to be easier. A common request is to support Single Sign On (SSO).  Instead of having to enter credentials more than once, SSO remembers the username and password. The SSO design is secure yet provides a better

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Mobile WinForms Hello World

In the last post, it discussed how to create a simple Hello World example using WinForms.  The example displays the words “Hello World” in the client area of the window and it calculates how big to make the text based

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Posted in Citrix SDK, Mobile SDK for Windows Apps, XenApp, XenDesktop

Simple WinForms Hello World Example

Not long ago, a member of the team thought it would be a good idea to show the simplest program possible using the Mobile SDK for Windows Apps.  This was an excellent idea since “Hello World” is commonly used to

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Debugging XAMA SDK Applications

When a developer first experiments with mobile phones and tablets, one of the first questions is how it can be debugged.  With PCs it is fairly easy to start a debugger for a program since the environment is well established

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Citrix XenApp Mobile Application SDK Version 1 Available

The first version of the Citrix XenApp 6.5 Mobile Application (XAMA) SDK has been published on the Citrix web site as of December 17, 2011.  In order to use the SDK, the XenApp server must have the Citrix XenApp 6.5

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Session Recovery Idea 422

Here’s another idea ahead of its time. This one also came from iForum 2003, but from a different customer. At the time it seemed like a largely unsolvable problem with MetaFrame. This has since changed with the advancement of virtualization

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Posted in Citrix, Citrix Ideas, VDI, Virtualization, XenApp, XenDesktop

ClearType and Terminal Services

Did you know that typeface with Terminal Services is usually downgraded from the usual local experience?  Microsoft has the ClearType technology which normally improves the look of text by rounding the edges with different colors giving the characters more rounded

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Mark’s Message from Summit 2008

During Summit 2008, a video was released from Mark Templeton. The video is fairly brief and summarizes the current visions of Citrix. At this time, the concept of XenApp was first introduced. The video seems to be missing the typical

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Posted in Citrix Video, XenApp, XenDesktop, XenServer

Introducing XenApp

Citrix has officially announced the name change for what was called “Citrix Presentation Server”. The original NDA announcement came during Citrix Summit and it was quickly written about on the web. I’ve been avoiding the topic like the plague since

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