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Under the Hood with Windows Universal Projects

One of the main themes coming out of the keynotes and content at this year’s //Build 2014 conference was the continued convergence of the Windows Store and Windows Phone development platforms.  1,504 more words

An Introduction

Hello world

I am simply known as Q and I am here as your guide through the world of app design for Windows Phone. I’ve spent years working with C#/XAML but my passion is in Windows Phone’s Modern (formerly known as Metro) UI. 166 more words


Export Your UI to PDF

With a comprehensive PDF library like C1Pdf you can do many things. You can use the .NET version on a server to generate a custom report for any client. 1,134 more words


How to share code among different Universal Windows apps

By this time, every Windows developer knows about Universal Windows apps, that enable building applications on the converged Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 platforms. 556 more words


AirMess Sound Visualizer

Trying out a new audio visualizer for fun :)


Where did the SystemTray vanish with #WinPRT #wpdev?

With Silverlight WP8 API, SystemTray is exposed in PhoneApplicationPage through Microsoft.Phone.Shell.

        <shell:ProgressIndicator />
SystemTray.BackgroundColor = Colors.Cyan;
SystemTray.ForegroundColor = Colors.White;
SystemTray.IsVisible = true;
SystemTray.Opacity = 0.8;
SystemTray.ProgressIndicator = new ProgressIndicator() { IsIndeterminate = true, IsVisible = true };
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Backbutton handling with #winprt and Windows Phone 8.1 #wpdev

Back with WP8 and Silverlight API, handling hardware back button was easy peasy. By default, PhoneApplicationPage exposed an eventhandler called BackKeyPress. Developers could chose to subscribe to this event handler and handle the back button. 175 more words