System Tray ProgressIndicator in Windows Phone 7.5 or Mango phone

Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) provides a Progress Indicator on System Tray to show progress of async operation. ProgressIndicator is a dependency object and can be data bind to the System Tray. ProgressIndicator class is defined as below, Using ProgressIndicator To use ProgressIndicator, first you need to add the namespace, And then create it as below,…… Continue reading System Tray ProgressIndicator in Windows Phone 7.5 or Mango phone

Check Windows Azure Roles instance running in Emulator?

SDK :  Windows Azure SDK 1.5 In Build Windows Azure SDK 1.5 got announced. Windows Azure SDK 1.5 allows us to check whether Roles are running in emulator or not? Static method IsEmulated returns Boolean value after checking whether Role instance is running in emulator or not. Signature of IsEmulated is as below and it…… Continue reading Check Windows Azure Roles instance running in Emulator?

Local Database application for windows Phone

Version: Windows Phone 7.1, Mango, 7.5 [at time of writing this post this post was applicable to said versions] Local data base support in windows phone 7.1 is enabled via LINQ to SQL. LINQ to SQL enables application to use isolated storage as database. Each application is having own isolated storage and LINQ to SQL…… Continue reading Local Database application for windows Phone

Fetching selected value from List Box in Silverlight

Let us say you have a list box as below. You have a requirement that on click of button fetch value of the same row button belongs to. For example if you are clicking second cross, you should able to fetch value Pinal, SqlServer , 500 from the list box. In above list box There…… Continue reading Fetching selected value from List Box in Silverlight

Adding message in a Windows Azure Queue

In this post I will show you code snippet to add message in azure queue. I have written a function returning Boolean value and taking string input parameter to add as message in queue. Create instance of cloud storage account Create a client of azure queue Get the reference of particular queue. Create queue if…… Continue reading Adding message in a Windows Azure Queue

Creating Deep Zoom Images through c# code

In this quick post, I will show you the creation of deep zoom images from Image in Azure BLOB. You may come with a requirement where you need to create deep zoom images using code. If you need deep zoom images for Pivot Viewer you can very much create it using several tools available. However…… Continue reading Creating Deep Zoom Images through c# code

ROSLYN: Complier as Service ?

As a developer I see [rather forced to see] Compiler as a black box. It takes certain input and gives respective output. If I remember my college days classical definition of compiler was, “Compiler is system software which converts high level language in machine instructions line by line “ Compilation process follows certain steps, And…… Continue reading ROSLYN: Complier as Service ?

Windows Phone 7.5 or Mango Phone Application Performance analysis

When you create an application along with killer user interface, you ought to consider various performance parameters of your application as well. There are certain eligibility performances criteria, your application must pass to be accepted in the Marketplace. These criteria may check your application 1. For maximum memory usage 2. Launching time of your application…… Continue reading Windows Phone 7.5 or Mango Phone Application Performance analysis

Upload Image from Silverlight to Azure BLOB using WCF

Working with Azure Blob is very common task you must be doing. Sometime you may come with requirement to upload an image from Silverlight client to Azure BLOB. In this post I am trying to help you in achieving this. In this post I will show you below three stuffs. Uploading Image to Azure BOLB…… Continue reading Upload Image from Silverlight to Azure BLOB using WCF

Step by step installation guide to install Windows 8 Developer Preview on Virtual Box

In Microsoft Build conference all we got an opporunity to have a first look on most awaited Windows 8 . Microsoft revealed Developer Preview of Windows 8 on 13th september 2011. Windows 8 is adhering Metro Design Gudielines. Without going much into deep technical discussions on features of Windows 8 , in this post I…… Continue reading Step by step installation guide to install Windows 8 Developer Preview on Virtual Box