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Friday, 18 July 2014

WP8.0 vs WP8.1 :All about new package.appxmanifest file at beginners level


I believe you may already known about new windowsphone 8.1 sdk that is now old windowsphone 8.0 "WMAppManifest.xml" file is renamed to "Package.appxmanifest" which is very similar to the Windows Store apps . Package.appxmanifest is xml file that included all info of our application such as targeted app OS version,App display name,App icons,capability permissions to run app,Start page to be App launch..etc .And every app package must have one package manifest file and off-course by default it is created by Visual Studio 2013 when you create new app. Ok lets see below image to understand how many new tabs are added in new package manifest file.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

WindowsPhone: Get the controls which are visible with in the screen bounds(C#-XAML)


This post is explained about "How to get child items in windowsphone " as well "How to get the controls which are visible with in the screen bounds?".

Friday, 11 July 2014

Windows App Development Tips:Top Basics for Beginners (C#-XAML)

This post is only for knowing about tips which is helpful in our daily development ,some times basic tips will be very silly,but if you don't know about them,then those makes may be one day or much time to learn them .And it is very very important thing is to knowing some useful tips ,which are helpful to boost up our development without wastage of our valuable time.I thought this post is going to much useful for blog visitors.So i just add the new tip when i got it in my development.Stay tuned up-coming tips by book mark this post. 

WindowsPhone 8.0 vs WindowsPhone 8.1: Alternative way to get screen resolutions(C#-XAML)


There may be many cases ,in which you need to supply higher quality images that should be fit into current device screen resolutions and its makes nice attractions for app users. Fortunately windowsphone is very good at detecting screen resolutions.However previously in windowsphone 8.0,to determine screen resolutions we are using the "App.Current.Host.Content.ScaleFactor" .But now its not working in windowsphone 8.1,So this post is explained about what is the alternative way for detecting screen resolutions in windowsphone store 8.1.

Friday, 4 July 2014

WindowsPhone 8.0 vs WindowsPhone 8.1:Now HttpClient is alternative for WebCleint(C#-XAML)


Previously in windowsphone 8.0 ,to request webservcie we are using "WebClient " class which is available from "System.Net" namespace.And now "Webclient" is no longer available for windowsphone store 8.1.So what is alternative for "WebClient" is "HttpClient" class which is avaialable from "Windows.Web.Http or System.Net.Http" name space's.
Note:HttpWebRequest is still available for both windowsphone store 8.1 & silverlight windowsphone
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