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DLL / Reference hell with #WP8 #SL81 and #WinRT component

Over the last month, I have gone back to “AlarmClock” app (my 3rd Windows Phone app from back in 2011). I have updated it to render time updates on live tile. 499 more words


Using Graphs and Charts In WinRT Apps - The Basics

Visual Studio does not provide a chart control by default for use in WinRT apps but we can get around this by using the ones provided in the WinRT XAML Toolkit. 362 more words


WRL WeakRef

So, you have two objects that are related. A mother gorilla and a baby  gorilla. You want the mother gorilla can reference the baby gorilla, and vice versa, so you add a reference to the baby from the mother and another reference to the mother from the baby. 171 more words

MVVMCross - ShowViewModel not working?

I thought I’d jot this down, as it had me for a short while. Imagine that you have a line of code that looks like this: 240 more words


AirMess – Release 7 – RT/W8/W7

The AirMess August (R7) Release is available, and is the first to be available both on Windows 8 RT, Windows 8 Desktop and Windows 7… 641 more words


Introduction to universal Windows apps in Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1

Came across a great post today on building universal Windows apps in Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. They even touched on being able to leverage this common WinRT from WPF (desktop) apps. 41 more words