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Saturday, 31 December 2016

Goodbye 2016 & Welcome to New Year 2017

Hello, folks! Firstly I wish a very Happy New Year 2017 to all our readers well in advance. The New Year 2017 is coming up and I am sure everyone must be exciting for the day and are making up plans to make the day more special. Let me guess you must be traveling this New Year or must be partying with friends or spend quality time with loved ones or meet and greet relatives and friends. Whatever you end up plans with but do welcome the day with lots of joy and courage and welcome the fresh start of the year with lots of happiness along with making the day yet mores special for your near and dear ones.

Monday, 19 December 2016

Windows 10 UWP: How to submit a UWP app to the Windows Store

Windows store is the place where user can Install/purchase apps for Windows and windows phone devices. In order to get any Windows/WindowsPhone apps, including free apps from windows store user’ll be prompted to set up a Microsoft account, or use his/her existing Microsoft email to start using Windows store apps. Once user set up an account, with an email and password, user can start using the Windows app store.

Also as a windows app developer, we have to submit our UWP app to windows store. So that user can start to use our app by installing it from windows store.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Visual Studio 2013: Consuming local .asmx webservice with windowsphone device (C#-Xaml)


Hi guys! I hope all you are doing good. Today this article can explain following topics:
  • Creating .asmx webservice in visual studio 2013.
  • Publishing .asmx webservice to IIS(Internet Information Services). So that we can access local webservice in same netwotk.
  • Creating new windowsphone 8 project.
  • Consuming local .asmx webservice with windowsphone 8 device.

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Windows 10 UWP SQLite: How to Store Data in DataBase for Beginners Tutorial(C#-XAML)


If you want to implement sqlite database application for WinRT windowsphone 8.1, you may helped from my previous article. Now from this article we will learn about 'Sqlite support in Windows 10 UWP'. This article is compared with my previous articles, so that we can easily understand the changes in WP8.0, WP8.1 & Windows 10 UWP to setup Sqlite environment.

Saturday, 1 October 2016

Awarded as Microsoft MVP for the second time - October 2016

Today I am very happy to announce that, I have been awarded as Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) for the second consecutive year in a row and I am still a Windows Development MVP since October 2015.

Thanks a lot to Microsoft, Microsoft MVP Award team, Gandharv Rawat & Biplab Paul for this special recognition. A special thank to my blog readers, all my community friends for your support and feedback throughout the year. Without you, it would be quite difficult.

Monday, 5 September 2016

Windows 10 UWP Community Toolkit: Twitter integration sample (C#-Xaml)

In the previous article, I wrote an article about "How to integrate twitter in silver-light windows phone 8.0". Previously we need to integrate third party libraries with so many lines of code to post a status message on the social network. But fortunately, now it is very easy to post a status message on Twitter & Facebook social networks with windows 10 UWP Community Toolkit Services.

Friday, 29 July 2016

Windows 10 App Development Tutorial - Getting started with UWP app development, beginners guide (C#-Xaml)

This article is only for the people who were really don't know about Windows 10 UWP app development and also who are looking for the answer to "why now days people are already started to learn Windows 10 app development instead of Windows phone 8.1..Windows Phone 7.0?". Also hope you already heard about the most of companies are started to hiring the people who were experienced in Windows 10 UWP development and why?. And some people are having question like "Is it possible to develop UWP with Xamarin Technology?". These all questions can be covered in this article and hope you visited this article means you are showing the interest to learn UWP development:).

Sunday, 17 July 2016

Top 50 Xamarin Cross Platform Development Interview questions (C# - Xaml)

It is time to learn xamarin cross platform development and people are already started in so many organizations, because of we can deliver native iOS, Android, and Windows apps using existing skills, teams, and code(C#, xaml ) with free of cost. Many company's are started hiring the Xamarin developers, and if you are good at xamarin, they are ready to give bigger packages for you as much as possible. If you are looking for Xamarin developer position in new company and you may need to face interview questions on Xamarin Technology. Here I am going to explain you most common interview questions with answers and also please correct me if any wrong content found in this article. Also pleases note that for accuracy purpose I visited Xamarin official website and googling as well to adapted some content.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Windows App Enterprise Code Signing: Install & Export Symantec Certificate


Enterprise or company distribution is the great feature introduced from Windows Phone 8 is the ability to self-publish and distribute applications within an organization. Users can install apps published by their company only after they enroll their phones for app distribution from their company, and only users that are enrolled for app distribution from the company can install the company apps.
There are some general steps that companies must follow to establish a company account, enroll devices, and distribute apps to their enrolled devices. The following sections provide an overview of this process:

Saturday, 16 April 2016

Top Windows 10 UWP App Development Interview questions (C#-Xaml) – Part1

In this first part, I am going to explain nearly fifty windows 10 Universal Windows Platform(UWP) app development questions. And in next part i will introduce more advanced UWP questions. Please correct me if any questions having any mistakes in a content and also please note that for accuracy purpose, I adapted some content from MSDN .

Monday, 28 March 2016

Microsoft Build 2016 Live Streaming (March 30 – April 1)

Those who are not able to attend Microsoft’s event, which is pretty much every regular person in the world, Microsoft provided an official live stream on its website. To watch the BUILD conference, build live streaming option added in our blog in below of this article, and don’t miss a single announcement by Microsoft from the conference.

Sunday, 27 March 2016

How to install Windows 10 SDK and Windows 10 New Emulators with Visual Studio 2015 Update 1, Beginners Tutorials with Step by Step Guidance

If you are a beginner with Windows 10 UWP(Universal Windows Platform) apps, this post is here to help you get started. Step by step, I am going to show you "How to install windows 10 sdk ?" and also "How to install windows 10 New Emulators ?" with Visual Studio 2015 Community Update 1. 

This article can explain you about below topics:
1. Why UWP apps?
2. How to install Windows 10 sdk?
3. How to repair, modify and uninstall Windows 10 sdk?
4. How to install Windows 10 Emulators?

Saturday, 5 March 2016

Windows 10 #UWP Apps: Now Calendar Controls are available for Phone, beginners tutorials (C#-XAML)

In prev post i was explained about how to use TimePicker & DatePicker controls in WinRT windows phone 8.1.But the DatePicker is optimized for picking a known date, such as a date of birth, where the context of the calendar is not important. Fortunately from Windows 10 OS(version 10.0.10240.0) Microsoft introduce CalendarView & CalendarDatePicker controls, so these controls can gives you a standardized way to let users view and interact with a calendar. 

Saturday, 13 February 2016

Windows 10 #UWP Apps: How to deploy .appx file with Application Deployment (WinAppDeployCmd.exe) tool, beginners tutorials (C#-XAML)

In prev post i was explained about how to deploy .appx file in WinRT windows phone 8.1. During development you typically deploy and run your app from Visual Studio. Optionally in WinRT/Silverlight windows phone 8.1, you can also use the stand-alone Application Deployment tool to deploy your app to the emulator or to a registered device. But in Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform(UWP), With Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 10166, Microsoft was introduce the Windows 10 Application Deployment (WinAppDeployCmd.exe) tool. 

Sunday, 31 January 2016

Honored to be Microsoft #MCC award - 2016

I was surprised on last Friday evening, when I saw my MSDN profile which has automatically added the Microsoft Community Contributor award Affiliations from Microsoft. Microsoft awarded me the MCC (Microsoft Community Contributor) award for the first time in my carrier. I am very pleased and share this with you all that my community contributions are recognized by Microsoft.

Saturday, 23 January 2016

WinRT Windows Phone 8.1: Copy and past TextBox text within the app, beginners tutorials (C#-XAML)


TextBox control that can be used to display or edit unformatted text. And some times we may need to manipulate the TextBox text to create cut and paste within the app. So we can learn how to create custom ClipBoard functionality from this article

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Windows Store Apps : How to communicate with C# code from WebBrowser javascript and vice versa, beginners tutorials (C#-XAML)


In previous article I wrote an article about silverlight windows phone and which can explain you about 'Communication between C# code and WebBrowser html content'. In this article we can learn how to do same thing in WinRT windows phone platform

Silverlight WindowsPhone : How to communicate with C# code from WebBrowser javascript and vice versa, beginners tutorials (C#-XAML)


We can use WebBrowser control in silverlight windows phone(8.0 &8.1) for displaying html content, and so some times we may need to communicate windows phone native code (C#) from webbrowser html content.
For example, lets assume there is one html button in webbrowser content, and when clicking on html button we need to navigate to another windows phone native page. Which means we need to trigger windowsphone native program(i.e, C# code) from javascript function and then navigate to another page.

Also from this article we can learn how to call javascript function from windows phone C# code.

Windows Store Apps: How to load local html file in WebView control, beginners tutorials (C#-XAML)


Some times we may need to load local html file in webview, and fortunately we can easily load html file in window phone (in both silverlight & winrt). However this article will explain how to load local html file in WinRT WebView control using different ways :)

Monday, 4 January 2016

Windows Store Apps: Get OS Version, beginners tutorials (C#-XAML)


It is time to write an article about "How to get OS Version in Winrt platfrom?", previously in silverlight platform(WP8.0/WP8.1) we can easily get windows phone device OS version with 'Environment.OSVersion', unfortunately now in winrt platfrom 'Environment' class doesn't have property like 'OSVersion'. However we have an alternative way, and we can learn it from this article :)
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