Google March 2014 | SubramanyamRaju Xamarin & Windows App Dev Tutorials

Thursday, 27 March 2014

WindowsPhone 8: Crop Image Area with Different Shapes using Clip Property And Image selection with Crop Using PhotoChooserTask(C#-XAML)


In this post i am going to explain about "How to crop a portion of image area with Clip Property in windows phone" (and)"How to crop  album image selection area with PhotoChosserTask".Guys its quit interesting concepts,and i hope this sample will be definitely helpful for you in future windows phone  apps

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Windows Phone ImageMergings: Merging Image with Text/Multiple Images(C#-XAML)


Hi guys! its quit very interesting concept for me is "Merging multiple image on single image control in windows phone" or "Merging image with text" .However in this post i am going to explain how can we achieve these two Requirements in our windows phone app with c#

Monday, 24 March 2014

Window Phone 8 Development Guide: Tutorials/Resource for Beginners (C#-XAML)

The Windows Phone 8 platform is still relatively new, and as of writing this there are no books, or training courses,  written for the platform – although there are a number of books that are planned for release mid 2013. If you’re new to the Windows Phone 8 platform it can be extremely difficult to find learning resources. In this article I will share some great learning resources that helped me get my foot on the ladder!
Microsoft Dev Center
The Microsoft Dev Center should be your first port of call for any new developer interested in developing on the WP8 platform. There’s lots of advice and designer/developer guidelines to get you started.

Thursday, 20 March 2014

WindowsPhone ImageTools:Working with Animated Gif Images(C#-Xaml)


In some times,we may need to working with animated Gif images,which format images are not direclty supported by Silverlight nor Windows Phone: if you try to download and display a GIF image inside an Image control you’ll get an exception.So that in this post i am going to explain how to bind and working with animated GIF images in windows phone

Note:Static GIF images are naively supported by windows phone 8 image control.So that procedure described in this post is only for animated GIF's   

WindowsPhone 8 Resource File:How to Bind Image From Resource File(C#-XAML)


It is best practices, we may need to xaml directly bind the image from resource file instead of rewriting code from c#.however i am going to introduce how can we bind image from resource file in windows phone . 

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Windows Phone Ink Support:signature capturing and save to media library with image format in c#


Recently I heard about one interesting requirement is "user signing on the screen and it need to be store that signature into media library when user capture it  and also show it again in image control ",and its quietly similar to we are signing signature after taking the post from postman,so we may need to implement this one in device

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Windows Phone 8.1 Expected New Features c#

Microsoft recently sent out invitations to developers for initial testing of the new Windows Phone 8.1 update and its Software Development Kit (SDK). A few of the features have leaked through screenshots shared by developers.
Windows Phone 8.1

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

UI Design Guidelines for Windows Phone 8

1- Elements Alignment and Margins

- All pages should respect the 12px or 24px margin on the left.
- Content, titles, headers, and header logos should be left aligned to 12px or 24px margin.
- If right alignment is required, the right edge margin will be also 12px or 24px.
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Monday, 10 March 2014

Not Enough Memory Error Message: Windows 8 Phone Emulator Not Starting in Windows 8.1


The Windows Phone 8 Emulator does not start on a computer that is running Windows 8.1 and that has fewer than 8 gigabytes (GB) of RAM if many programs are running at the same time. Additionally, you receive the following error message:

"The Windows Phone Emulator wasn't able to ensure the virtual machine was running:
Something happened while starting a virtual machine: 'Emulator Name' could not initialize. (Virtual machine ID GUID)
Not enough memory in the system to start the virtual machine Emulator Name with ram size 1024 megabytes. (Virtual machine ID GUID)"

Running the Windows Phone Emulator on Windows 8.1 Preview

With Windows 8.1 Preview now available, we would like to highlight a compatibility issue with the Windows Phone Emulator included in the Windows Phone SDK 8.0. When you start the Windows Phone 8.0 emulator in Visual Studio 2012 on Windows 8.1, the following dialog may appear to indicate a compatibility issue:

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Now Direct Facebook Login Support available With Windows Phone 8 C#


Facebook Login provides a fast and secure sign up experience across web, iOS, and Android apps. However, Microsoft is adding official support for Facebook Login in Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 appsin partnership with Facebook. Facebook Login for Windows 8 is ready to use in production apps, while Windows Phone 8 support is being launched in beta.
So that as a developer part,Not only does Facebook Login reduce the amount of code you need to write for your app to log in to Facebook, it also improves the user experience by not requiring the user to log in again if they are already logged in to the Facebook app.
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