How to fetch selected item of ListView in HTML based Windows 8 Metro Application

I had tough time get the value of selected item of a ListView. So in this post I am sharing the code snippet required to fetch selected item from the ListView. Read this article for ListView Binding with Grouping and Semantic Zoom in Windows 8 JavaScript Metro Application I strongly suggest you to read the … Continue reading How to fetch selected item of ListView in HTML based Windows 8 Metro Application

Isolated Storage Helper For C# and XAML based Metro Application

This post and helper class is based on work of Jamie Thomson . I thank him lot for that. Why to use Metro Application Isolated Storage Helper? This helper class helps you to perform Read,Write and Delete of structured data in Isolated storage folders. How to use this? Download Metro Application Isolated Storage Helper from … Continue reading Isolated Storage Helper For C# and XAML based Metro Application

Difference between Application created using Metro UI guidelines and Real Windows 8 Metro Application

Windows 8 Metro Application runs in AppContainer, whereas any application (web or desktop) created with the Metro UI design guidelines does not run on AppContainer. They may be running in browser or directly as exe on System32 under the logged in user credential. I have been seen people are bit confused in between “An Application … Continue reading Difference between Application created using Metro UI guidelines and Real Windows 8 Metro Application

ListView Binding with Grouping and Semantic Zoom in Windows 8 JavaScript Metro Application

Windows 8 CP and VS11 are around. Recently I wrote Setting up Visual Studio11 Beta for Metro Application Creation . In this post let us get into some development. In this post we will see Creating DataSource ListView Binding to DataSource Creating ItemTemplate Grouping Data Source Using SemanticZoomView over ListView At the end of the … Continue reading ListView Binding with Grouping and Semantic Zoom in Windows 8 JavaScript Metro Application

Setting up Visual Studio11 Beta for Metro Application Creation

Just after next day of launching I installed Windows 8 Consumer Preview and VS1 Beta. And yes exactly like you, I were excited. After installation VS11 Beta looks like below, After installation I was tempted to create Metro Application. So I browsed to create new project and found below installed project templates. So essentially it … Continue reading Setting up Visual Studio11 Beta for Metro Application Creation

How to Create Bootable USB for Windows 8 Consumer Preview

In this post I will share screens to create Bootable USB for Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Windows 8 Consumer Preview is available to Download After downloading Windows 8 Consumer Preview you need to download Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool After downloading unzip and start running the setup. Follow the screens as below, After installing makes … Continue reading How to Create Bootable USB for Windows 8 Consumer Preview

List View Data Binding in Windows 8 JavaScript Metro Application

In this post we will see, Working with ListView control in WinJS ItemTemplte in WinJS Data Binding to ListView Creating Data Source in WinJS For purpose of this post I am going to bind name and images of Indian cricket player in ListView. After data binding ListView should look like below, To bind data with … Continue reading List View Data Binding in Windows 8 JavaScript Metro Application

Message Dialog Control in Windows 8 HTML JavaScript Metro Application

In this post, I will discuss how to work with Message Dialog in Windows 8 Metro application. I will use WinJS to create message dialog. Message dialog look like below, Message Dialog is part of UI surfaces in Windows 8. There are four types of UI surfaces in Windows 8. App Bar Context Menu Message … Continue reading Message Dialog Control in Windows 8 HTML JavaScript Metro Application