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Cannot deserialize XBF metadata type list as NullableBoolToBoolConverter was not found in namespace

I was trying to get something working last night and kept hitting this exception when my app was trying to InitializeComponent() at one point.

 

First-chance exception at 0x750D1D4D in App1.exe: Microsoft C++ exception: Platform::COMException ^ at memory location 0x037CDDC0. 441 more words

XAML

Using compression when making HTTP requests in Windows Phone apps

Bandwidth and data consumption on mobile devices remain one of the most critical resources an app consumes on any platform. A majority of users have limited data plans and actually pay more if they use more data on their mobile devices. 797 more words

.NET

WinRT License API, Silverlight 8.1 apps and sideload detection #wpdev

Since early 2011, I have been using the method described here.
Recently I have been upgrading all my apps to target Windows Phone 8.1 API. 285 more words

Coding

Drones on ioProgrammo

Drones have been sighted on n°193 of ioProgrammo (September/October 2014). On the magazine has been published an article in which I and my friend Marco Dal Pino… 56 more words

WinRT

Loading indicator for content controls

With C# 5 (.NET 4.5) it became a lot easier to create asynchronous methods. There’s also a great MSDN article on how to leverage this using MVVM so that you can have properties update the view when they’ve finished loading. 887 more words

CodeProject

WinRT Data Binding Using MVVM

How to bind Windows 8 XAML to a View Model. Although this post is based on an example using MVVM Cross, it will work for any MVVM framework, or even a customised one. 278 more words

C#

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

C#