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

Creating First Windows Phone Application using Kendo UI mobile and PhoneGap or Cordova

In this post we will discuss the way we can harness power of Kendo UI in creating Windows Phone application. Before you go ahead along with this blog post please read “Hello World “Windows Phone Application using PhoneGap or Cordova to setup environment for develop Windows Phone application using Cordova. Once you are done with…… Continue reading Creating First Windows Phone Application using Kendo UI mobile and PhoneGap or Cordova

“Hello World “Windows Phone Application using PhoneGap or Cordova

In this post, we will setup environment for development of Windows Phone Application using PhoneGap . Start with Downloading PhoneGap from github . After downloading of file extract its content and open lib folder In the Lib folder open Window folder From Windows Folder copy zipped file CoroDovaStarter and copy to folder C:\Users\username\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\Templates\ProjectTemplates\Visual…… Continue reading “Hello World “Windows Phone Application using PhoneGap or Cordova

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