June 2012 - 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

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Refactor your Code easily using the Visual Studio 2012

In our last blog post we discussed about browser switching mechanism in Visual Studio 2012 for web developers to test their web applications...
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A gesture-driven Windows Phone to-do application Part Two – drag re-ordering

A couple of weeks ago I blogged about a todo list application which uses gestures to achieve its basic functions, a left swipe deletes an it...
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Making Your Own MySQL Backup and Restore Tools in C#/VB.NET/ASP.NET - MySqlBackup.DLL (Supports Unicode, UTF8)

This article introduce a tool (DLL) that can backup/restore MySQL database in .NET Programming Language and some sample codes on how to use ...
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Why most of Windows Phone apps that connect with Facebook will stop working on July 5, 2012

When developing apps that connects to social networks like Facebook or Twitter, the common practice is to show the user a web control that a...
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Process Lifetime Management (PLM) and Managing State in Windows8 Metro C# Applications

In the traditional Windows environment, the user manages the lifetime of their applications. The user launches the application and it contin...
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Windows 8 Apps – Keeping it Simple

We have all been is situations where we have seen code implemented in an unnecessarily complex way or where the number of features in an app...
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Windows 8 XAML Tips - Show a task pane

You can integrate the look and feel introduced in Windows 8 Release Preview into your Metro style app by using the Animation Library suite o...
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Designing MetroTwit for Windows 8

We know it's still a bit rough around the edges and not feature complete but we hope it offers a teaser of what we think will be a compe...
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Telerik RadImageButton: A new control for WP in Q2 2012

Today we are going to present one of the new additions to our Windows Phone Controls Suite: RadImageButton. This control inherits from the n...
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Difference between BasicHttpBinding and WsHttpBinding

WCF has introduced lot of bindings and protocols. This article will concentrate on two important protocolsBasicHttpBinding and WsHttpBinding...
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Using Bing Maps For Windows 8 Metro Apps - C# / JavaScript

Bing Maps SDK is available for Visual Studio 2012 RC and Windows 8 release preview, Bing Maps SDK is easy fast and cool control that you can...
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Weekly Thai Recipe! for Windows Phone

This article describes the implementation and process of developing Weekly Thai Recipe. Weekly Thai Recipe is the third application that I d...
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RegiRide, a complete Windows Phone application

This article describes the implementation and process of developing RegiRide. RegiRide is the second application that I developed for the Wi...
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Facebook Webpart for SharePoint - Part 2

In this two part series, first part describes the development of the Facebook Show Wall web-part. In this second part, we wall develop the F...
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Silverlight Application with MVVM WCF and EF

Introduction In this article, we will see how to develop a simple Silverlight application with MVVM, WCF services, and Entity framework. In ...
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Generic WPF-Silverlight implementation for IValueConverter

I originally created a simpler form of this value converter for simple conversions of Boolean properties to custom values, in particular con...
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A Zune Style Application Template for WPF and Silverlight

This article is about a pair of Visual Studio project templates I have written, one for Silverlight and one for WPF. They provide similar ou...
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WCF - Authentication and Authorization in Enterprise Architecting

In this article I am going to show how to use Authorization and Authentication using a WCF service in Enterprise Architecting standards. Thi...
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A Framework in C# for Fingerprint Verification

Fingerprint recognition [1] is an active research area nowadays. An important component in fingerprint recognition systems is the fingerprin...
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WPF EnumComboBox

Selecting a value from an enumeration of appropriate values is a common task. A ComboBox is a well suited GUI element for that purpose. The ...
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Navigating the different modules through a TreeView and ToolBar with Prism

Developing a navigation theme started in the article "Navigating the different modules through a TreeView in Prism." This developm...
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Facebook Webpart for SharePoint - Part 2

In this two part series, first part describes the development of the Facebook Show Wall web-part. In this second part, we wall develop the F...
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TimeProgressBar - Display time progress

The TimeProgressBar allows you to display the time of a session. While ProgressBar control can be used for this task, I wanted a control tha...
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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

How to consume WCF SOAP Service in C#/XAML based Metro Application

In this post we will consume WCF SOAP Service in C#/XAML based Metro Application. This is level 100 post showing basic steps to create simpl...
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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

LightSwitch HTML Client Preview and VisualStudio2012 Tools for SharePoint

This morning I presented the keynote at TechEd Europe 2012 in Amsterdam, and shared some updates on our tools. If you're not attending t...
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VisualStudio2012 New Features: Quick Launch

In the past, finding things deep in the IDE has been a challenge. Visual Studio 2012 introduces search abilities at virtually every level of...
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WP TimeSpanPicker Throws Exception: The Solution

Just a quick tip regarding a strange exception with the TimeSpanPicker control. In one of our previous posts we explained how to use the Cod...
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How to change the Style of the WP TimeSpanPicker control

There is no easy way to change the size of the default TimeSpanPicker style, because in its ControlTemplate the Height of the target element...
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WP Emulator Crashing on Windows8? Here's a Fix

Don't you just hate it when you upgrade to a new OS (even when it's a beta) and everything works amazingly well, except for that one...
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10 *MORE* Things you Probably Didn’t know about Win8

Back in April 2012, I shared a list of "10 Things you probably didn't know about Windows 8." I had a lot of great feedback thr...
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Share contract through MVVM in Win8

@BartLannoeye ( his blog ) and I did a session on Building the Windows 8 Community app, last week at Community Day 2012, this as members of ...
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How to market WP games

Last week our new game snowball ninja hit the windows phone marketplace so since then most of our time has been spent on marketing activitie...
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WP7 Database Support – The Quick and Dirty Intro

I finally got my act together and started doing some WP7 development again. It has been a while, and a few things have happened since I was ...
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Introduction to NoSQL

For the past several decades, database professionals use a single standard supported by all databases: which is the Structured Query Languag...
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Shortcut Keys of Facebook, Twitter and GooglePlus

Now everyday we use different social networking sites especially  Facebook ,  Twitter ,  blog   and  Google+ to remain connect with our fri...
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