Universal App with SQLite – Part 1

This post is from Nicolò Carandini's blog post Universal App with SQLite – Part 1 In this series of posts, I’ll describe how to build a SQLite Test app that will run on Windows Runtime 8.1 Devices (Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1). On this first post, I will briefly introduce the new “Universal Apps” … Continue reading Universal App with SQLite – Part 1

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Introducing ASP.NET vNext

ASP.NET vNext is: Cloud and server-optimized ASP.NET MVC and Web API have been unified into a single programming model No-compile developer experience Dependency injection out of the box Side by side - deploy the runtime and framework with your application NuGet everything - even the runtime itself All Open Source via the .NET Foundation and … Continue reading Introducing ASP.NET vNext

A first look at Windows Phone 8.1 Emulators

With Build 2014 started, we have a new Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC available. The update brings with it the new Windows Phone 8.1 Emulators. Here are some screens from the emulator and my app Maps+ running on the emulator. The emulator has new features like: Volume up/down Lock screen button Camera button Ability … Continue reading A first look at Windows Phone 8.1 Emulators

MSDN: Build apps that target Windows and Windows Phone 8.1 by using Visual Studio

This is a post from MSDN for the new Universal apps for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. Get the latest resources from http://dev.windows.com You can build an app for Windows and Windows Phone 8.1 at the same time, and share code, user controls, styles, strings and other assets between them. This reduces the expense … Continue reading MSDN: Build apps that target Windows and Windows Phone 8.1 by using Visual Studio

Review Nokia Refocus app

The app is simple and straight forward. The app will take multiple pictures with different focus levels to show you a perfect all focused picture.from the app bar you can then choose to focus a particular object or the entire scene.the app also has a color pop feature, which will allow you to select a … Continue reading Review Nokia Refocus app

Supporting large screen Windows Phone devices

With the latest GDR 3 Update, Windows Phone 8 now support new 6" devices like the Nokia Lumia 1520 and Nokia Lumia 1320. As always your existing apps will continue to work on these new devices without any change in the code. However, you can take additional steps to use this new screen real estate more efficiently. … Continue reading Supporting large screen Windows Phone devices