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  • Blog Post: Implementing LongListSelector as JumpLists in Windows Phone 8 : Creating Custom Jump Lists

    At the end of my previous blog post, we have successfully implemented an alphabetically arranged JumpList. In this post, we will see how to customize the JumpList to any other category you would like to use. To do this, we will use a new solution, where we will sort Famous Movie Characters based on their...
  • Blog Post: How to create a trial version of your Windows 8 app

    If customers can use your app for free during a trial period, you can design your app to exclude or limit some features during the trial period. You can also enable features, such as banners or watermarks, that are shown only during the trial, before a customer buys your app. Let's look at how to add...
  • Blog Post: Create a Windows 8 tile for your Website!

    Want to create a cool tile for your visitors to have when they pin your website to their Windows 8 Start Screen? Simple go to: http://www.buildmypinnedsite.com/ , enter your website URL, upload a picture and get the code generated for you! Share your website URL in the comment section once you have...
  • Blog Post: How-To Build Arabic (Right to Left) Apps on Windows 8 RTM

    If you are developing an Arabic application for Windows 8, you can do it LTR, with Arabic content while keeping the LTR UI, or you can flip the entire UI of your app to have a full RTL experience. I wanted to share a tip on how you can create the RTL experience! Default LTR Application: RTL...
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