Solved Exception in Passing Relative URI to Windows Runtime

While working today on a Windows Store Application I had a requirement to work with URI. Business class was as follows,

 

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And I created instance of Product class in usual way setting values for both properties. I had put all images in ProductImages folder.

 

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On running application I got following exception that given System.Uri cannot be converted.

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After small research I found that WinRT does not support Relative URI. It only supports Absolute URI.

 

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Now I fixed above problem by converting Relative URI to Absolute URI.

 

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Exception got fixed after changing URI as absolute URI. I hope you find this quick fix useful. Thanks for reading.

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Dhananjay Kumar

Dhananjay Kumar is Developer Evangelist for Infragistics. He is a 8 times Microsoft MVP and well respected Developer Advocate in India.He is the author of 900+ Blog Posts, and can often be found speaking around India at conferences and hosting free workshops for programmers across the country. So far, he has hosted 60 free workshops on various topics like JavaScript, Angular, WCF, ASP.NET MVC, C#, Azure etc. Follow him on twitter @debug_mode for all the updates about his blog posts and workshops. You can send him email at debugmode [at] outlook [dot] com

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