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  • Blog Post: Going cross-platform with Xamarin–Doing the Android port

    This blog post series is a documentation for a talk I give about cross-platform development with Xamarin. This series was co-authored by Johan Lindfors at Coderox . This post details how to implement the Android version of this app. Introduction In this blog post we will do the Android version of this...
  • Blog Post: Going cross-platform with Xamarin–The Windows Phone App

    This blog post series is a documentation for a talk I give about cross-platform development with Xamarin. This series was co-authored by Johan Lindfors at Coderox . This post talks about the structure of the Windows Phone app we want to port to Android. Introduction This series will provide a step-by...
  • Blog Post: Going cross-platform with Xamarin–Adding MvvmCross to your solution

    This blog post series is a documentation for a talk I give about cross-platform development with Xamarin. This series was co-authored by Johan Lindfors at Coderox . This post talks about how we add the MvvmCross framework to our solution, in preparation for our Android implementation. Introduction Before...
  • Blog Post: Going cross-platform with Xamarin–Adding a Portable Class Library

    This blog post series is a documentation for a talk I give about cross-platform development with Xamarin. This series was co-authored by Johan Lindfors at Coderox . This post talks about how we move code from the phone app to a portable class library, in preparation for our Android implementation. Introduction...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–The Background Media Player

    This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post talks about how to use the background media player and is written by Per-Olof Bondesson, Robert Hedgate  and Andreas Hammar at Jayway and was originally posted here . Dude… what is going on here?! Right...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–Application Data

    This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post talks about how to store application  data and is written by Robert Hedgate at Jayway and was originally posted here . Introduction In this blog post I will do a quick overview of what is new with application...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–Localizing Apps

    This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post talks how to localize your apps and is written by Johan Olsson at Jayway and was originally posted here . Introduction When you create an app that is to be released in more than one market you must globalize...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–Geolocation and Geofencing

    This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post talks about how to use geolocation and geofencing and is written by Andreas Ekberg at Jayway and was originally posted here . Geofencing is a new cool feature in windows phone 8.1 which makes it possible...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–Maps

    This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post talks about maps and is written by Andreas Ekberg at Jayway and was originally posted here . Learning how to use Maps in the .Net world is a never ending business. There are major API-differences between...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–Theme Resources

    This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post highlights the Changes made to theme Resources and is written by Alexander Persson at Jayway and was originally posted here . Introduction On Windows Phone we have the choice to set our theme to either Light...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–Type and Text handling

    This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post talks about how type and text handling has been improved  and is written by Håkan Reis (@haqwin) at Jayway and was originally posted here . On windows phone, one of the most striking design feature...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 8.1 For Developers–For the HTML/Javascript Developer

    This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post talks about the new and exciting possibilities for HTML/Javascript developers and is written by Alexander Persson at Jayway and was originally posted http://www.jayway.com/2014/04/14/windows-phone-8-1-for...
  • Blog Post: Build 2013–en personlig återblick

    Jag har varit på Build 2013 i San Francisco den 26-28 juni och tänkte här lite kort sammanfatta den upplevelsen. För er som inte vet det är Build Microsofts utvecklarkonferens där nyheter om våra utvecklingsplattformar, operativsystem och annat presenteras. Det ska också tilläggas att jag är anställd...
  • Blog Post: The anatomy of the Social Media Dashboard

    [This post is a part of a series of post about the Social Media Dashboard Sample . This post was written by Peter Bryntesson. For an introductory blog post, click here ] Introduction This blog post will try to dissect the code in the Social Media Dashboard sample to get a better understanding of how...
  • Blog Post: Implementing search

    [This post is a part of a series of post about the Social Media Dashboard Sample . This post was written by Peter Bryntesson. For an introductory blog post, click here ] The Social Media Dashboard sample implements the search contract in Windows 8. As nothing similar exists on Windows Phone this blog...
  • Blog Post: Implementing an extended splash screen

    [This post is a part of a series of post about the Social Media Dashboard Sample . This post was written by Peter Bryntesson. For an introductory blog post, click here ] When you start a Windows 8 app, the first thing that happens is that the application’s splash screen is displayed at the center of...
  • Blog Post: Introduction to the Social Media Dashboard Sample for Windows 8/Windows Phone

    [This post is the first in a series of posts about the Social Media Dashboard Sample .] The social media dashboard sample (for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8) consumes various social feeds and displays them in your app. It is driven from a JSON configuration file so it is very easy to adapt this sample...
  • Blog Post: VS 2012: WinRT and language projection

    Back in the good old days when I started developing for Windows the following was true: I was a LOT younger. The year was 1987. The Windows version was 1.01. The language was C. The state of the art debugging was connecting another machine via RS-232 (remote debugging!). The only integrated development...
  • Blog Post: VS2012: Testing your Metro app in the Simulator

    When you are developing your Metro Style app it’s very important to test in all resolutions and orientations. Ideally you would test on all hardware that your app will run on, but that is not feasible. The solution? Run your program in the simulator. Here you can test different resolutions and orientations...
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