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

Block diagram for Push Notification in Windows Phone 7

Below is the block diagram to Push Notification in Windows Phone 7. There are three types of Push notification Live Tiles Toast Notification Raw Data   Above diagram is very much self-explanative. There are five steps to perform push notification Application open a HTTP channel with Microsoft Push Notification Service Microsoft Push Notification Service returns … Continue reading Block diagram for Push Notification in Windows Phone 7

Code to Send SMS in Windows Phone 7

Launchers are used to perform task provided by phone operating system. Sending SMS is feature of Windows phone operating system and can be used by Launcher API. SmsCompseTask launcher is used to send SMS. This task class is defined as below, To work with SmsComposeTask, first you need to add namespace of Microsoft.Phone.Task Then create … Continue reading Code to Send SMS in Windows Phone 7

Global Application Bar in Windows Phone 7

In a Windows Phone 7 application, Application Bar is very useful. With as assumption that, you know what is Application Bar? I will discuss with you How Application Bar can be used as static resource? How to make Application Bar as global resource? How to use same Application Bar in multiple pages? Designing Global Application … Continue reading Global Application Bar in Windows Phone 7

System Tray ProgressIndicator in Windows Phone 7.5 or Mango phone

Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) provides a Progress Indicator on System Tray to show progress of async operation. ProgressIndicator is a dependency object and can be data bind to the System Tray. ProgressIndicator class is defined as below, Using ProgressIndicator To use ProgressIndicator, first you need to add the namespace, And then create it as below, … Continue reading System Tray ProgressIndicator in Windows Phone 7.5 or Mango phone

Live Tiles in Windows Phone 7.5 or Mango phone

In Windows Phone 7 Live tiles was only possible through Push notification. However Windows Phone 7.5 (code name: Mango) allows to update, create primary and secondary tiles without push notification. In this post, we will walkthrough on the same. To create and update live tiles essentially you need to work with below classes StandardTileData and … Continue reading Live Tiles in Windows Phone 7.5 or Mango phone

Setting the Start page in Windows Phone 7 application

Very often I see people struggling in setting start page for Windows Phone 7 application. By default MainPage.xaml serve as start page. If you have many xaml in phone application you are creating like below, Now you have three xaml in Windows Phone application project. If you want to set Page2.xaml as start page then … Continue reading Setting the Start page in Windows Phone 7 application

Smooth Streaming on Windows Phone 7

Read Smooth Streaming in Silverlight here This post is walkthrough on enabling smooth streaming of media over IIS and then stream over Windows Phone 7 client. There are very good documentation available on IIS official site to have a better understanding of smooth streaming. So I am not touching theoretical concept behind smooth streaming in … Continue reading Smooth Streaming on Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Beta 2 released: installation steps

Note : Content of this post is taken as it is from release note of Windows Phone SDK 7.1 . Please read release document more carefully. I have listed the breaking relase opints as it is from there. Original content is on relase note. On 27th June 2011 Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Beta 2 got … Continue reading Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Beta 2 released: installation steps