How to work with Navigation App Template in Windows Store App with JavaScript

Recently I was attending a user group event and one young developer came to me with question, could you help me in finding out how to work with Navigation App Template in Windows Store App? So in this post I am trying to explain step by step working with Navigation App Template. Very first start … Continue reading How to work with Navigation App Template in Windows Store App with JavaScript

OSMinVersion must have value 6.2.1 or higher in Windows Store Application

I was busy working with other stuff and after long time today I resumed my working with Windows 8 development. I opened an old project and directly press F5 to run the application on local machine. While I tried to run the application, I encountered with following run time error. Error message was as following, … Continue reading OSMinVersion must have value 6.2.1 or higher in Windows Store Application

What is Namespace in WinJS

Let us first try to understand, why we need Namespace? I will try to explain you with an example, let us suppose you have a function named GreetingMessage in JS file named Library.js Now you need to use this function on default.js. When you try to call that function from other js file , you … Continue reading What is Namespace in WinJS

Create App Package for Windows Store

    In this post we will follow step by step procedure to create app package for Windows Store. Let us suppose you have created a “Hello World “application for Windows Store and want to create an App Package for the same. To create that from menu select PROJECT    From the POROJECT menu, select … Continue reading Create App Package for Windows Store

Dilemma in choosing technology to create App for Windows Store?

    When one start creating Applications for Windows Store, the first question come to mind is what technology should be used to create applications. In this post, I am trying to ease that decision to some extent. If you creating application form scratch then as of me you should rely on your existing skills. … Continue reading Dilemma in choosing technology to create App for Windows Store?

Share Text in between Windows 8 Metro Application using Share Contract

Two Metro applications can shared the content between them using Share Charm. Content can be as simple as text or may be image or a file. In content sharing, the application that shares content is called as Source Application and the application that receives content is called as Target Application. Source Application and Target Application … Continue reading Share Text in between Windows 8 Metro Application using Share Contract

Netflix Movie Explorer a Metro Application: Creating Step by Step

Download source code of this article from here In this article we will follow step by step approach to create Netflix Movie Explorer Metro Application. We will use HTML and WinJS to create this application. See the video to understand expected behavior of the application. http://youtu.be/Q4Qjz9cdvJM?hd=1 Some of the features of application are as following … Continue reading Netflix Movie Explorer a Metro Application: Creating Step by Step

Working with OData and WinJS ListView in Metro Application

In this post we will see how to consume Netflix OData feed in HTML based Metro Application. Movies information will be displayed as following. At the end of this post, we should have output as below, Netflix exposed all movies information as OData and that is publicly available to use. Netflix OData feed of movies … Continue reading Working with OData and WinJS ListView in Metro Application

Consuming WCF SOAP Service in Windows 8 Metro Application

In this post we will consume WCF SOAP Service in C#/XAML based Metro Application. This is level 100 post showing basic steps to create simple WCF Service and consume that in Metro Application. Very first let us create a WCF Service using VS2012. Form File menu create a new project by choosing WCF Service Application … Continue reading Consuming WCF SOAP Service in Windows 8 Metro Application

Migrate HTML5 WinJS Metro Application project to VS2012

In this post we will migrate a Metro Project created in HTML5 and WinJS from VS11 to VS2012 RC. Recently I upgraded my system to Windows 8 Release Preview. After upgrading Windows, I migrated VS to VS2012 RC. After successful installation of VS2012, I tried opening a HTML5 + WinJS project created in VS11. When … Continue reading Migrate HTML5 WinJS Metro Application project to VS2012