Google April 2014 | SubramanyamRaju Xamarin & Windows App Dev Tutorials

Monday, 28 April 2014

WindowsPhone KeyBoard: Prevent page screen scrolling up when soft keyboard is opened(C#-XAML)

​Generally in windows phone when TextBox is focus soft-keyboard will be open ,but here problem is by default page screen to shift upwards when keyboard opened and again shift previous position when user closed the keyboard by tap on screen.Actually this question is raised at MSDN WindowsPhone Development Forums.Even  lot of times this question is raised by developers and however more resource's available for solving this issue. 
   Requirement :Page UI having header,body and footer. In page UI there is a TextBox  just above the footer. When user focus on this TextBox the page header is going to invisible.But user doesn't want to page header shift upwards when keyboard is opened

Note: This Sample is targeted on WindowsPhone 7.1

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

WindowsPhone 8.1 App Deployment :How to deploy .appx file with Application Development Tool


In prev post i was explained about creating new project on windows phone 8.1 sdk.During development you typically deploy and run your app from Visual Studio. Optionally, you can also use the stand-alone Application Deployment tool to deploy your app to the emulator or to a registered device.Often when you write a Windows Phone  application you do not want to give users the full source code. In such cases it is possible to share only the build file and deploy it to a device or emulator. You can accomplish this using the Windows Phone Application Deployment tool that comes with the RTM version of Windows Phone Developer Tools.

Friday, 18 April 2014

WindowsPhone 8.1 SDK: First Sample for Beginner's Tutorial(C#-XAML)


Windows Phone 8.1 introduces an important change in the Windows Phone developer ecosystem. In this release, Windows Phone converges with the Windows Store apps platform into a single developer platform that runs the same types of apps i.e Windows Runtime apps.So that please read this post before going to read about this article.
However in this post ,learn how to create a new project, and explore the windows phone 8.1  sdk development environment.

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Awesome Windows Phone 8.1 Jump Start is coming!

I’m pleased to announce that the registration page is now up for this year’s Windows Phone Jump Start!

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

WindowsPhone 8.1 SDK Blue: Emulator is superb with amazing features for developers


Last week at BUILD, Microsoft announced the availability of Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC, which includes the new Windows Phone 8.1 SDK.I am very impressive with windows phone 8.1 emulator features which will going to explain in this post

Friday, 11 April 2014

WindowsPhone 8 LongListSelector: Scrollable List Items With Fixed Header's(C#-XAML)


Its very interesting requirement is "Making Fixed header visibility until its items scrollable and it will be stick to top when another header items touch and scroll top up. Because from the user perspective it is best practices for showing header until its items scrollable and it make-sense good thought.

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Windows Phone 8 MapView Control :How To Get Map Bounds(Top-Left and Bottom-Right) GeoCoordinate's(C#-XAML)


In Prev post i was described about MapView Custom Pushpin.And in sometimes we may need to get map bounds area (North,West,South,East) with latitude and longitude's ,off course its quit interesting requirement for finding current loaded mapview bounds.Because for every view action ,map bounds will be changed. So that we need to detect bounds when viewchanged.
However in this post i am going to explain about "Maps bounding rectangle in windows phone 8" or "How to get Top-Left and Bottom-Right latitude and longitude of Current Map view"

Friday, 4 April 2014

How to Solve issues of Internet not working with Windows Phone 8 emulator.


If you are facing issues while connecting Internet with Windows Phone 8 emulator during deployment process and getting error message like “Windows Phone emulator was not able to connect to Windows Phone operating system.Phone didn’t respond to connect request” or on opening IE(Internet Explorer) of Windows Phone emulator, getting message “We can’t connect to search right now. Make sure airplane mode is turned off, or check your cellular data or Wi-Fi connection” even you system is connected with Internet connection.

Thursday, 3 April 2014

Windows Phone 8 Maps API :Making Custom PushPin With Custom ToolTip Without WP8 toolkit PushPin Control(C# - XAML)


The most interesting news for developers is that also the Maps control has been updated and it introduced many improvements: first of all, performance improvements. Bing Maps control wasn’t good in this and, especially if you tried to add layers or pushpin, you could have experienced really poor performances.
Second, the new control now offers lot of new options: you can enable 3D landmarks, you can switch between day and night colors, you can change the heading and the pitch, you can easily calculate routes and so on.
However in this post i am going to explain about "How to add custom pushpin to MapView" and "How to show a custom tooltip for tapped pushpin"

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