August 2011 - wiky apps

Software Development, Games Development, Mobile Development, iOS Development, Android Development, Window Phone Development. Dot Net, Window Services,WCF Services, Web Services, MVC, MySQL, SQL Server and Oracle Tutorials, Articles and their Resources

Friday, August 19, 2011

Simulating MaxLines property in Silverlight TextBox

You must have noticed that Silverlight TextBox control is missing the infamous MaxLines property which is a quite useful property in WPF Tex...
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Silverlight for Windows Phone Toolkit - August 2011 (7.1 SDK) Released

Microsoft released the new stable version of "Silverlight for Windows Phone Toolkit (SDK 7.1)" at Codeplex. This is the first st...
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Creating New Website in local IIS using Visual Studio 2010

Before writing anything, I will say this is a very simple article for those who don't know how to create website in IIS and navigate tha...
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Working with DateTime data type in C#

DateTime   This DateTime data type represents an instance in time, typically expressed as a date and time of day.   So first let's...
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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Some Best Practices for Silverlight Application Development (XAML)

Source I was working with WPF/Silverlight since March 2008 and learnt lots of things. I wrote lots of Articles on Silverlight and publ...
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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Working with Default FontSize in Windows Phone 7 Applications

Hope you already read my article series "Collection of Windows Phone 7 (Mango) Tutorials". During the tutorial series, we used the...
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A Custom Control in Silverlight 4

In Silverlight Projects I have seen using Custom Controls are vast. Now when I was studying about CustomControl I learned a lots of things o...
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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

RelativeSource Binding in Silverlight

Sometime we need to bind the same data in different properties of the same control. For example, in some cases we need to show text in a Tex...
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Improving Your App Store Rating

Lets face it, 80% of the apps out there are garbage. They either don't solve a problem well, they were poorly built, or just don't...
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C# Out Parameter Explored

To understand this behaviour I have written a small piece of code containing a caller function with an out argument and a callee function wi...
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Looks like an October release for the iPhone 5, no iPad 3 until 2012

It is being reported that the iPhone 5 or 4S, whatever they are going to call it, is now going to be released on October 7th. Previously it ...
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Monday, August 15, 2011

Fetching Picasa Images through RSS in WP7

Today in this article we will discuss how to fetch feed from Picasa and display images from that RSS feed to your Windows Phone 7. This wi...
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Application Loader

Editor's Note: The Application Loader app is available on your development system if you have installed iPhone SDK 3.2 or later – you ...
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Free Books from Microsoft Press

1 – Programming Windows Phone 7 This book is divided into three parts. The first part discusses basic concepts of Windows Phone 7 progra...
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Sunday, August 14, 2011

Lion 101: How to know more about your Mac

New Mac owners don't often know things about their computers that might prove otherwise helpful, like exactly what model they have (is...
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Example of Implemeting interface in structure and in class

Structure type is value type and class type & interface type is reference type. In this article explains how to verify that the interfac...
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Hosting a Windows Forms control inside a WPF

Windows Forms can be hosted inside a WPF application using  WindowsFormHost . In this post I will show how easily you can use WindowsFormH...
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Friday, August 12, 2011

How can you detect Browser Information in Silverlight?

Sometime we need to detect the browser information of the user's computer where our Silverlight application is running. We can do this u...
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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

25 Useful SQL Server Tutorials For .NET Developers

Here's the list for your reference: SQL Server Tutorials on Date Time  - One of the most frequently asked question by SQL developers, ...
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Why Visual Studio Debugger is not working for my Silverlight Application?

"Why my Visual Studio debugger is not working for my Silverlight application?" - it's not a new question. People ask this s...
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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Create new folders in Windows 7 with hotkey.

Windows 7 includes the ability to add new folders with a keyboard shortcut key combination. To create a new folder, we normally right-click...
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Monday, August 8, 2011

How to Close Browser Window from Silverlight Application?

All most all secured sites like bank websites asks you to close your browser window after you signed out from the web application. This is d...
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Remove Default Empty Column From DataGrid

Need to remove extra default column from the datagrid when you bind datagrid with records. In the Image 1 you can see the extra default colu...
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Sunday, August 7, 2011

Converting XML data to CLR object using XmlSerializer

My last Post (Consuming Webservice from Silverlight) was all about accessing a web service/api from Silverlight , there i described how to...
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Authentication against custom Table In Silverlight4 Using RIA Service

In my previous article we had discussed about Data Binding ,Validation,Exception Handling ,Handling Multiple table and many more.But the f...
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Could not load the assembly , assembly may have been downloaded from the Web.

When I downloaded State Of India app and tried to built it I got the exact error message as above.As it is mentioned to unblock the particul...
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Performance tips for RIA Service with Silverlight 4

Performance is a vital part for any application possibly more important for web based app.With wizard based approach of RIA service generall...
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