How to create watermark Textbox in Windows Phone 8

In this tutorial in step by step manner we will learn to create watermark textbox in Windows Phone 8. Watermark textbox looks like below. You use watermark textbox in your app if you want to display readable text to user such that they can enter desired information in that particular textbox. In below app these … Continue reading How to create watermark Textbox in Windows Phone 8

XAML Bindings in Windows Phone 8

I thank my friend Suchit Khanna for co-authoring this article with me Data is an ubiquitous entity in today’s world of application development, present in some form or the other, and your application should have an intuitive UI that is able to bind to data as well as respond to any form of change in … Continue reading XAML Bindings in Windows Phone 8

Getting Started with Windows Phone 8

Much awaited Windows Phone 8 SDK got launched on 30th October 2012. And as all we expected there is HTML5 support in Windows Phone 8. To get it started navigate here to download Windows Phone 8 SDK and then from the New Downloads section download Windows Phone SDK 8.0. There are two options available to … Continue reading Getting Started with Windows Phone 8

ASP.Net Web API Service in Windows Phone: Part 4 of Many

Creating First HTTP Service using ASP.NET Web API: Part1 of Many Consuming ASP.NET Web API Service using HttpClient: Part2 of Many How to Self-Host ASP.Net Web API: Part 3 of Many In this post we will consume ASP.Net Web API HTTP Service in Windows Phone Application. If you do not specify header information in HTTP … Continue reading ASP.Net Web API Service in Windows Phone: Part 4 of Many

Windows Phone Application Life Cycle and Fast Application Switching

What we will learn in this Article ? Windows Phone terminology Application Life Cycle Fast Application Switching Managing Page State Windows Phone Terminologies Application State Application sate is application level Data. This Data may be returned by the service and being displayed in different view. For example a list of students being retuned by a … Continue reading Windows Phone Application Life Cycle and Fast Application Switching

Select ListBox Item on the Hold event in Windows Phone

I was working on an application and I had to select a List Box Item on the hold event. My List Box was as below, You see in the List Box, I have put an Image control and binding Source and Tag dependency property of the image to the data source. At the code behind, … Continue reading Select ListBox Item on the Hold event in Windows Phone

Page Stack in Windows Phone

In your application there may be many pages and you will come across requirement to navigate between pages. Windows Phone navigation model allows you to navigate between pages. Windows Phone navigation model is same as web based page navigation model. Even though name suggests in Windows Phone, pages are not windows. In your application, you … Continue reading Page Stack in Windows Phone

Capture Picture from Camera and Save in Media Library in Windows Phone

In this post we will see the way to capture a photo using camera and saving that in Media Library. CameraCaptureTask chooser is used to capture photo using Windows Phone Camera. To work with CameraCaptureTask , first you need add namespace Then define a global variable, In constructor of the page, you need to instantiate … Continue reading Capture Picture from Camera and Save in Media Library in Windows Phone