April 2012 - wiky apps

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Monday, April 30, 2012

Exceptions – Try, Catch and Finally in iPhone Objective C

You won't find exceptions used as frequently in Objective-C as in other languages. However, try/catch/finally blocks can be useful to ca...
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Tracking Down Exception Errors With objc_exception_throw in iPhone

When an application throws an exception, there is debug information shown in the console – below is the output in the console for an NSInval...
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Tracking Down EXC_BAD_ACCESS Errors with NSZombieEnabled

It's only a matter of time before you'll find yourself face to face with the dreaded EXC_BAD_ACCESS error message. This message gene...
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Silverlight Integration with SharePoint 2010 – Part I

In this article, we will see how Silverlight can be used in SharePoint 2010. This article is Part I of Silverlight Integration with SharePoi...
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Read SharePoint 2010 List in Silverlight using REST - Part II

In this article, we will see how to fetch SharePoint 2010 list data in Silverlight application using REST Service 'ListData.svc'. We...
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Silverlight Client Object Model in SharePoint 2010 - Part III

In this article, we will see how to use the Silverlight Client Object Model in SharePoint 2010. We will create a Silverlight Application, ac...
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Silverlight Client Object Model in SharePoint 2010 - Part III

In this article, we will see how to use the Silverlight Client Object Model in SharePoint 2010. We will create a Silverlight Application, ac...
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Deploy Silverlight Application using SharePoint 2010 Project

In this article, we will see how to use the Silverlight Client Object Model in SharePoint 2010. We will create a Silverlight Application, ac...
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Deploy Silverlight Application using SharePoint 2010 Project

In this post we will see how to deploy Silverlight Application using SharePoint Project in Visual Studio 2010. The first step is to 'Cre...
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SharePoint 2010 Development for WP7

The Windows Phone 7 platform contains great out of the box integration with SharePoint under the Office Hub. Microsoft has developed an exha...
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Writing A SharePoint 2010 People Picker Control for Silverlight

One of the sorely missing pieces in the Silverlight toolbox for SharePoint developers is a people picker control. There is a control that Sh...
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Integration of Silverlight and Sharepoint 2007

Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform and cross-device browser plug-in that helps companies design, develop and deliver application...
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The Silverlight SharePoint Web Parts - part 1

With this article I am starting out a series focused on finding the best way to have these two technologies (Sharepoint and Silverlight) wor...
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Creating Silverlight Dashboards for SharePoint Server 2010

Introduction to Creating Silverlight Dashboards To help you understand how to build Microsoft Silverlight dashboards in a Microsoft SharePoi...
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A Silverlight Menu for Sharepoint

In the first part of the article I introduced the matter, i.e. adding a Silverlight menu in Sharepoint. The first solution presented, define...
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Silverlight and Sharepoint working together: a Silverlight menu for Sharepoint

In this article we will learn the navigation system integrated in Sharepoint and we will use Silverlight to put together an alternative solu...
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Creating a Silverlight web part in SharePoint 2010

Don't forget to install the Silverlight SharePoint web parts and Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Power Tools when you start building Silve...
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The Case For SharePoint Plus Silverlight

The Case For SharePoint Plus Silverlight The authors of SharePoint 2010 Development with Silverlight talk about why the two Microsoft techno...
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How to create a small RSS reader for Win8 in HTML5 Metro in 30 minutes (part 1/2)

We will see through these two tutorials how, from scratch, make a small RSS reader with HTML5, CSS3 and WinJS, the JavaScript framework for ...
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Custom Tooltip and Popup

This custom tooltip rather boringly just features a textblock but you can customise with any fonts and colours and include any combination o...
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Developing an Advanced WP7.5 App that Connects to the Cloud

This guide provides an end-to-end walkthrough of how to create an advanced Windows Phone 7.5 app that integrates with remote Windows Azure-b...
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Win8 Metro Style Apps – Layout and Orientation Management with XAML

This post builds on my previous post around implementing navigation with xaml, it's recommended you have a quick look at that one before...
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A ‘Paper’ like “2-Page” Close Animation

If you follow me on Twitter you'll know that I love the iPad app 'Paper' . And what's crazy cool about this app is that it w...
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How to Share Links from WP7 to Social Networking Sites using the ShareLinkTask?

Do you want to create an application or game for your Windows Phone 7 that can share links to various social networking sites of users choic...
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How to write tests in WinRT Component DLL project [for VS11 Beta/CP]

In this post I just described a way to enable discovery and execution of tests in a WinRT Component DLL. This is not a recommended or suppor...
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Sunday, April 29, 2012

How to Create Splash Screen in WP7?

Splash Screen makes your App look good when it is loading initially . It might be a good idea to have a splash screen specially for the apps...
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How to Save Ringtones in WP7 using the SaveRingtoneTask?

"SaveRingtoneTask" is a sealed class present in the "Microsoft.Phone.Tasks" namespace and inherits ChooserBase class of ...
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Custom List Creation in SharePoint 2010

Introduction Today, in this article let's play around with one of the interesting and most useful concept in SharePoint 2010. Questi...
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How to add background image to UITableViewController in Navigation based application ?

It's a little different in a navigation based app: just change the background of the navigation view that each table view is sitting on....
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Saturday, April 28, 2012

Should I learn Silverlight? Objective C? HTML5?

I am sometimes asked for technical career advice. A common question these days is whether it is worth learning WPF, or Silverlight – .NET an...
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Develop your app for everyone–localize your UI

Being more involved in the engineering process of a product I had the chance to participate in the design of various features instead of jus...
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Friday, April 27, 2012

Two Guys. No Development Experience. Some Great App Insights.

If you're serious about making money on the App Store, this is one thing you don't want to miss reading. Here's two guys who jum...
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How to Share Status from WP7 using the ShareStatusTask?

Do you want to develop an application or game which will update your status or game result in some social networking sites like Facebook, Tw...
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Cause for Concern - Piracy on WP7

I have been playing with the Windows Phone 7 SDK for a while now, however I have been lucky to still have a day-job while doing my tinkering...
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Accessing the Accelerometer in a Win8 Metro Style App using HTML and JavaScript

I have recently been coding a Windows 8 Metro Style App using the new Windows 8 Consumer Preview bits and Visual Studio 11 Express. The app ...
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Deploying Metro style apps to businesses

As customers continue developing great Metro style apps that increase employee productivity, we want to take a few minutes to discuss how bu...
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WIn8 Metro Style– Bits of Binding

Data binding is a useful tool in putting an application together and I've spent quite a long time with various frameworks that support d...
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Page Navigation with WP and Windows8

In my previous column, "Converting Windows Phone to Windows 8," I created a simple Windows Phone application that consumed an XML ...
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Microsoft’s WP Marketplace Affiliate Program ..coming soon?

It looks like Microsoft is working on a Windows Phone Marketplace Affiliate Program that will allow publishers to earn commission on app and...
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Thursday, April 26, 2012

How to Share Status from WP7 using the ShareStatusTask?

Do you want to develop an application or game which will update your status or game result in some social networking sites like Facebook, Tw...
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Why VisualStudio is taking a huge time to Load Components while debugging?

After doing investigation of the issue I noticed that, it was due to a settings that I enabled yesterday. So, what was that settings changes...
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A nice transition for the turning effect of a double-sided Panel

In the expression gallery a new sample project to download source code is available. The example includes a shallow transition for the turni...
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How to Send Email in WP7 using the EmailComposeTask?

In the last blog post we learnt "How to Save Email Address in WP7 using the SaveEmailAddressTask?" where we shared code snippet of...
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Principles of Optimizing Apps : Respond to User Input

The fourth of the four principles I mentioned in Optimizing Apps for Lower Cost Devices is Respond to User Input. A responsive UI is a basic...
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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Process is hung in the debugger.(gdb) Xcode 4.2 SIGABRT Error

Issue  Xcode 4.2 SIGABRT Error Couldn't register com.domain.appsName with the bootstrap server. Error: unknown error code. This generall...
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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Access SharePoint 2010 from iPad/iPhone

SharePoint 2010 access from iPad/iPhone Microsoft SharePoint 2010 supports several modern, standards based; XHTML 1.0 compliant browsers suc...
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Apex Part 1: Create Your First MVVM Application

Apex is a framework that I have written for rapidly building MVVM applications in WPF, Silverlight or Windows Phone 7. I have published a fe...
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DataTable caching performance

In many programs, the SqlDataAdapter.Fill method is used to retrieve data from a database and store in aDataSet. Tables that are accessed fr...
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Simple Metro Style Panorama Control For WPF

The attached code doesn't really do too much so it doesn't need to too much jibber jabber describing what it does. What it does is p...
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Writing a Multiplayer Game (in WPF)

When I started to program, I used AMOS BASIC. It was oriented for games and it was the reason I liked programming. Professionally, I never h...
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420 Frames Per Second

This component is the heart of frame-based animations in WPF and Silverlight. It does not do much. It simple has aRendering event that will ...
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Monday, April 23, 2012

Telerik RadCube in SilverLight 5

Today, in this article let's play around with another interesting concept of telerik rad controls. Question: What is RadCube? In simple ...
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Sunday, April 22, 2012

How to Compose SMS in WP7 using the SmsComposeTask?

"SmsComposeTask" is a sealed class present in the "Microsoft.Phone.Tasks" namespace and contains two properties called &...
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Wanted!! Great Windows8 Metro style apps

Tuesday, the Windows Store blog announced that in the next significant Windows 8 preview release they will be expanding their global coverag...
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Everything you wanted to know about databinding in WPF, Silverlight & WP7 (Part 2)

This is the second post in my serious about databinding in Silverlight and WPF. In the first post I looked at how you wire-up UI controls to...
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