Code to Share Status or Links on Social Media sites in Windows Phone

While creating application for Windows Phone you may come across requirement to share certain message from your application on social media sites configured on user device. You can do it using ShareStaus Task. ShareStausTask class is defined as below. It is inherited from ShareTaskBase class.   ShareStatus Task Launcher allows an application to launch a…… Continue reading Code to Share Status or Links on Social Media sites in Windows Phone

How to Use the ConnectionSettings Task for Windows Phone

ConnectionSettings Task allows user to set and adjust device network settings. ConnectionSettings task is defined in Microsoft.Phone.Tasks namespace as below, User can set device network setting to any of the following If you want to set Network connection setting to WiFi, you can set it as below, If you want to set Network connection setting…… Continue reading How to Use the ConnectionSettings Task for Windows Phone

Learn and Win Windows Phone: A great event by Pune User Group and I Unlock Joy Program

Pune user group along with Microsoft I unlock joy program brings a Learn and Win Windows Phone event in Pune. Read about Pune User Group here and I Unlock Joy Program here This is a great opportunity for developers to learn development of Windows Phone from veterans like Mayur Tendulkar and Amol Vaidya. This program…… Continue reading Learn and Win Windows Phone: A great event by Pune User Group and I Unlock Joy Program

Creating Alarm and Reminder in Windows Phone

In this post we will see the way to create Alarm and Reminder in Windows Phone. Creating Alarm Alarm can be created using the Alarm class. Alarm class is part of Microsoft.Phone.Scheduler namespace. Alarm class takes name of the alarm as the input parameter of the constructor. Name of the alarm must be unique within…… Continue reading Creating Alarm and Reminder in Windows Phone

A Tribute to world’s Youngest MCP Arfa Karim

We have witnessed last year God recalled best of the people from our world to his world. This year God continuing doing same recalling youngest Microsoft Certified Professional Arfa Karim. “You may have gone from this world; not from our heart; you will be remembered always as an inspiration “ She was the youngest Microsoft…… Continue reading A Tribute to world’s Youngest MCP Arfa Karim

How to work with Custom Method in WCF Data Service?

In this post we will see how could we expose a custom method in WCF Data Service? There are three steps involved in doing that Create a partial class of Entity class and add desired custom method in that. Add a method with WebGet attribute in service class. This method will make a call to…… Continue reading How to work with Custom Method in WCF Data Service?

Flyout control in Windows 8 HTML JavaScript Metro Application

In this post, I will discuss how to work with Flyout in Windows 8 Metro application. Flyout is a type of UI surface in Windows 8 metro application. It is used to show simple message or popup. If user touches or clicks anywhere on the screen then Flyout disappears. It usually used to collect simple…… Continue reading Flyout control in Windows 8 HTML JavaScript Metro Application

Data from Cloud on Windows Phone

“Data from cloud on the phone “, it may appear as a buzzing sentence to you. In this post, I try to minimize complexity of accessing data from cloud to be specific from SQL Azure in Windows Phone. In this post I will walkthrough step by step accessing data from SQL Azure in Windows Phone.…… Continue reading Data from Cloud on Windows Phone

Windows Azure Storage Client Library for Windows Phone: Part 1

Windows Azure Storage Client Library allows you to perform operations on Windows Azure storage from Windows Phone. Using Windows Azure Storage Client, you can Perform operations on Table Perform operations on Queue Perform Operations on BLOB If you are not using Windows Azure Storage Client Library then to work with Windows Azure Storage you may…… Continue reading Windows Azure Storage Client Library for Windows Phone: Part 1