Accessing Pictures from Media Library in Windows Phone

You may come across a requirement to access the entire picture saved in Media Library of Windows Phone. Media Library can be access using MediaLibrary class. To work with MediaLibrary class you need to add reference of Microsoft.Xna.Framework. This class is defined in namespace Microsoft.Xna.Framework.Media namespace. To work with MediaLibrary, you need to make instance … Continue reading Accessing Pictures from Media Library in Windows Phone

Creating Alarm and Reminder in Windows Phone

In this post we will see the way to create Alarm and Reminder in Windows Phone. Creating Alarm Alarm can be created using the Alarm class. Alarm class is part of Microsoft.Phone.Scheduler namespace. Alarm class takes name of the alarm as the input parameter of the constructor. Name of the alarm must be unique within … Continue reading Creating Alarm and Reminder in Windows Phone

How to consume WCF REST Service with JSON in Windows Phone 7

In this post I will show you the way to consume JSON WCF REST Service in Windows Phone 7. This post is divided into four parts. Creating simple WCF REST Service for ADD Consuming JSON REST Service in Windows Phone 7 application. Creating complex WCF REST Service with custom classes and types. Consuming complex JSON … Continue reading How to consume WCF REST Service with JSON in Windows Phone 7

How to check application returning from dormant state in Windows Phone 7

What is Fast Application Switching (FAS)? Imagine application “A” is running and user launches a new application “B”. On pressing hardware back button user can return back to application “A”. If application “A” gets activated without “resuming “ screen then it can be termed as “ Fast Application Switching “ What is dormant state? In … Continue reading How to check application returning from dormant state in Windows Phone 7

How to work with ToggleSwitch in Windows Phone 7

In this post I will discuss Toggle Switch Button. This comes as part of Silverlight toolkit for Windows Phone 7 and you get it from here To work with Toggle Switch, you need to add namespace     You can use ToggleSwitch as below,   You can set Header and Content of the Toggleswitch. If … Continue reading How to work with ToggleSwitch in Windows Phone 7