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  • Blog Post: Strategies for sharing code in XAML-based Universal apps

    Universal apps are a great way to share code between your Windows and Windows Phone versions of your app. Most devs have figured out how to share modules which are exactly the same, but sharing modules which are only almost the same is a bit less obvious. The Shared project isn’t a normal...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Camera Preview Deadlock when leaving page.

    I recently investigated a Windows Phone problem, reported by one of our forum contributors, in which an application encounters a dead-lock scenario when navigating away from a page which is rendering a preview stream from the camera. I found that the deadlock condition was triggered when the VideoBrush...
  • Blog Post: Cert fail 6.13.8? But my app isn’t supposed to support Bulgarian!

    Several developers recently have been confused by certification failures for 6.13.8 You must localize your app for all languages that it supports . These failures complain that the app doesn’t support a language that the developer had no intention of supporting. Checking the dashboard shows no...
  • Blog Post: Accessibility Gotchas: Introduction

    Accessibility is about enabling everybody to use your app even if limitations or environment prevent using conventional user interfaces. Enabling applications for accessibility opens up new and enthusiastic markets. You can mark your app as accessible so it shows up in searches and you can crow about...
  • Blog Post: Common issues when implementing Windows Phone 8 Enterprise Mobile Device Management.

    This blog describes a number of common issues encountered when implementing Windows Phone 8 Enterprise Mobile Device Management protocol along with troubleshooting tips which ISVs can use. TIP: check the download link regularly to see if the documentation has been updated and some of the information...
  • Blog Post: Mixed Media – Audio & Video – Windows Store vs. Windows Phone 8

    As everyone knows, with the release of Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 we have brought the two platforms closer together than ever before. The keyword here is “closer”. There are still some fairly major implementation and terminology differences between the two platforms particularly when working...
  • Blog Post: About WebView and Fonts...

    In my previous blog post, I posted some information about using a font which is included as part of the appx package (point #9) which turned out to be not correct. I took that information from this post on the Windows Store C# forum. Since then, I've received requests to more fully explain how to achieve...
  • Blog Post: Ten Things You Need to Know About WebView

    Hi - I am Matt Small, a Sr. Escalation Engineer on the Microsoft Windows Store Developer Solutions team. I have been working on Windows 8 since before the Release Preview, and I have spent many hours working in the Store forums, primarily in the C# forum. I’ve seen a *lot* of posts on the C# forum...
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