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

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

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

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

DatePicker control in Windows 8 HTML5 Metro JavaScript Application

In this post I will show you, how to work with DatePicker control in HTML Metro App. DatePicker controls comes as part of WinJS. To use DatePicker control very first let us create a blank application Right click and open project in Expression Blend. Choose Date Picker from Assets and put it below Body tag. … Continue reading DatePicker control in Windows 8 HTML5 Metro JavaScript Application