Category: Microsoft Technologies

Windows Phone Background Agents

Introduction Background agents are the scheduled tasks which run in background and add value to your application which the other application might not have. Here we will cover all about background agents, including their types and how and when to use them. I believe whatever app you have can be made better with the implementation […]

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Windows Phone Runtime Storage

Windows Storage is an older technique which was also used in tradition windows application development, it uses a namespace Windows.Storage. Similar to Isolated Storage there is also a terminology used in Windows Storage: StorageFolder – It represents the storage area containing files and folder. StorageFile – Represents a file and provides method for manipulating them. Now […]

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Application Settings in Windows Phone

Application Settings is the most useful and easiest way to store and access data in Windows Phone, it is a wonderful name value pair dictionary. If we want to store setting we use the ApplicationSettings object in Isolated Storage. Basically it is used for properties, settings and other commonly used data in your application. Saving […]

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Windows Phone : Application Bar

Application bar is one of the important thing required in Windows Phone applications, there might be many options which doesn’t fit well if we have a full screen app display and hence we need this application bar where we can actually have some buttons and menu items. Let’s take a quick look at the anatomy […]

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Windows Phone : Page Navigation

Page navigation is an important aspect which is required for developing quality app because you just can’t build a single page app, you just need to navigate and this post will help you in navigating to pages in different styles. First of all we should learn the hierarchy where the page resides. Frame is the […]

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Windows Phone : Data Binding

Data Binding is the most important part of developing a good quality dynamic application. You can set data of TextBox or someother control by creating different pages and you need to write a lot of code for that and hence data binding helps you to easily bind some data to your controls in creating complex […]

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