XAML Bindings in Windows Phone 8

I thank my friend Suchit Khanna for co-authoring this article with me Data is an ubiquitous entity in today‚Äôs world of application development, present in some form or the other, and your application should have an intuitive UI that is able to bind to data as well as respond to any form of change in…… Continue reading XAML Bindings in Windows Phone 8

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

As a Developer why should I worry about Hybrid Application Development?

  As a developer I see a great potential in the direction of mobile and device application development. It is evident that the platforms like IOS, Android and Windows Phone are making themselves better with each passing days such that they can excite more developers and eventually the consumers. A huge marketing perception is consumers…… Continue reading As a Developer why should I worry about Hybrid Application Development?

Windows Phone Application Life Cycle and Fast Application Switching

What we will learn in this Article ? Windows Phone terminology Application Life Cycle Fast Application Switching Managing Page State Windows Phone Terminologies Application State Application sate is application level Data. This Data may be returned by the service and being displayed in different view. For example a list of students being retuned by a…… Continue reading Windows Phone Application Life Cycle and Fast Application Switching

“Hello World “Windows Phone Application using PhoneGap or Cordova

In this post, we will setup environment for development of Windows Phone Application using PhoneGap . Start with Downloading PhoneGap from github . After downloading of file extract its content and open lib folder In the Lib folder open Window folder From Windows Folder copy zipped file CoroDovaStarter and copy to folder C:\Users\username\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\Templates\ProjectTemplates\Visual…… Continue reading “Hello World “Windows Phone Application using PhoneGap or Cordova

Setting up Android Environment for development using PhoneGap or Cordova

Objective I have started this series to help you in creating Windows Phone and Android applications using PhoneGap and Kendo UI. In this post I will be showing you setting environment on Windows machine for Android development. In last of the post we will create a Hello World Android application. Background PhoneGap and Kendo UI…… Continue reading Setting up Android Environment for development using PhoneGap or Cordova

Some Important Points from Design for Windows Phone Developer session from Bijoy Singhal

I attended session of Bijoy Singhal on Design for Windows Phone Developer. I captured some of the points from that session as below IT has been moved from office to home and in between ; Smartphone is not a tiny desktop Phone usage pattern different from desktop You don’t want to create app that wont…… Continue reading Some Important Points from Design for Windows Phone Developer session from Bijoy Singhal

Select ListBox Item on the Hold event in Windows Phone

I was working on an application and I had to select a List Box Item on the hold event. My List Box was as below, You see in the List Box, I have put an Image control and binding Source and Tag dependency property of the image to the data source. At the code behind,…… Continue reading Select ListBox Item on the Hold event in Windows Phone