May 2013 - 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, May 30, 2013

Advanced Cucumber syntax

A background section in a feature file allows you to specify a set of steps that are common to every scenario in the file. Instead of hav...
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

VisualStudio Tip: Configure Code Analysis in Visual Studio

I like well-written code, and I especially like it when I've written it. But I don't always live up to my own expectations. So I&...
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Windows 8 apps: Make your GridView parallactic

Few months ago I wrote a post about a way to apply a parallactic effect to a GridView. Given that I explained the meaning of the "pa...
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How to set advanced properties for video recording in WP8

Windows Phone 8 provides a robust array of options for video recording, including CaptureSource, VideoCaptureDevice, and AudioVideoCaptur...
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How to get the Unique Device ID in WP8 using Oxygene?

In Windows Phone 8, you can easily get the Unique Device ID using the DeviceExtendedProperties.GetValue or DeviceExtendedProperties.TryGe...
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Metro Character Progress Control

I have just published a custom control which would display a percentage value in the middle of a character. The character is currently of...
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Model First CRUD operations

Model First CRUD operations Introduction This article demonstrates one of interesting and most useful concept in Entity Framework Model...
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Database First CRUD operations using Stored Procedures

Database First CRUD operations using Stored Procedures Introduction This article demonstrates one of interesting and most useful concep...
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Windows Authentication in MVC4 with IIS Express

MVC4 gone through some major changes in Windows Authentication functionality with IIS Express. In this article you will learn how to enab...
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NHibernate Made Simple

This article grew out of my frustration trying to get started with NHibernate. It seemed that all the introductory material I found was e...
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Map view with annotations and its views

In this tutorial I will be looking into the MapKit, a new API's made available by Apple in the iOS 3.0 and later versions. The MapKit...
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FREE Metro Light and Dark Themes for WPF and Silverlight Microsoft Controls

The quest for a good application theme never ends. You spend hours scouring the realms of Google and Bing looking for a clean, modern, a...
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Introduction to Partial Methods

Partial methods are a new feature in the .NET programming world. The earlier versions of .NET had partial class, partial structures, part...
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Monday, May 27, 2013

Database First CRUD operations

Database First CRUD operations Introduction This article demonstrates one of interesting and most useful concept in Entity Framework M...
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CSS Secondary Navigation Menu for Blogger and Websites

An easy and perfect navigation menu isn't important only for building a good site or blog structure for search engines, but an attrac...
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Developing a Windows Store Business App using C#, XAML and Prism

The Microsoft patterns & practices team is responsible for delivering applied engineering guidance that helps Software architects, de...
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Watermark TextBox in Windows Store apps

A common request for WSAs is to add a "watermark" to TextBox entries so users get a hint as to what is expected in the TextBox....
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Solution to TFS Build Error - The Silverlight 4 SDK is not installed

Today while creating my first CI Build definition in the Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, I noticed that, though the Silverlight 5 S...
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Automatic Code First Migrations

This topic assumes you have a basic knowledge of Code First Migrations in Entity Framework. Automatic Migrations allows you to use Cod...
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REST service using ASP.NET Web API and SQL Database

This tutorial shows how to deploy an ASP.NET web application that uses the ASP.NET Web API to a Windows Azure Web Site by using the Publi...
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Versioning RESTful Services

I've talked about this in various venues and also cover it in my Pluralsight REST Fundamentals course, but the topic of how to versio...
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Authentication and Authorization in ASP.NET Web API

You've created a web API, but now you want to control access to it. In this series of articles, we'll look at some options for se...
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Quick Tip: Processing HTML Content in Windows Store Apps

The WebView control allows you to display content from sites in your app using a small window that renders the HTML using the same render...
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Inside Windows Phone – Practical MVVM for WP

The cornerstone app architecture for Windows Phone development is the MVVM (Model-View-ViewModel) design pattern. In this video, Matthias...
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Android to WP8: Working with Key-Value Pairs

Over the next several posts I'll show you how to work with local data on the Windows Phone 8 platform and compare it to working with ...
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Submit an application in App Store Part - I

Any company and developer puts a lot of efforts to develop an application so that they can submit it to appStore where it can be viewed a...
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Optimizing Use of the Telerik Control Panel

We've received lots of feedback on the Telerik Control Panel from our users since the initial launch back in mid-2012. A hearty thank...
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Restful WCF services and queuing (MSMQ) in WCF

To demonstrate all these features we will create a sub-system that is usually part of large scale applications. This sub-system has 4 bas...
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Faster and Offline Browsing using Application Cache in HTML5

In current web based application market, it's more important to load and browse the application faster and there application caching ...
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A Little HTML5: Using JSON and File API to View Starred Google Reader Posts

A couple of months ago, Google announced that it was retiring its web feed reader Google Reader. As a long-time user of the service, I wa...
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Friday, May 24, 2013

Custom authentication in ASP.NET MVC 4

In any application security (authentication and authorization) is probably one of the most infamous non functional requirement. Specially...
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Easily implementing your own online shop

This article describes how to create an online shop system with the Scavix Web Development Framework in PHP. All codes are hosted in the ...
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NHibernate NFluent and custom HiLo generator

Azure SQL is not completely compatible with SQL Server. All the limitations are described over here. One of the limitations is that every...
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Sample application: RavenDB, KnockoutJS, Bootstrap and more

While learning a new technology or framework, I always like to build small but well covering Proof Of Concept application. It is even bet...
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Using DotNetOpenAuth to create OAuth Provider

DotNetOpenAuth is an open source library created and managed by Andrew Arnott which gives you the possibility to use OAuth protocol, Op...
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Tips to Save Battery on Your iPhone

All iPhones are powered by a battery, and run from a hard drive. When the hard drive is processing information then it will spin, using p...
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Overview Of iOS Crash Reporting Tools

Hard as you may try, app crashes happen. The hard part is understanding what causes the crashes out in the field on real users' devic...
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How To Specify The Startup Page In Windows Phone

Setting the startup page for your Windows Phone app is not difficult, but the default configuration complicates the otherwise clean proje...
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