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  • 0 comments  /  posted by  Peter Kuhn  on  Feb 12, 2013 (8 months ago)
    Tweet In this third part about communication feature improvements in Windows Phone 8, I will focus on Near Field Communication, or NFC for short, which lately has found its way into many modern smart phones across different platforms like Android, Bada or BlackBerry. On Windows Phone, NFC support has only been added in version 8; there wasn't any support for it in Windows Phone 7 neither built-in ...
  • 0 comments  /  posted by  Walter Ferrari  on  Oct 10, 2012 (more than a year ago)
    Tweet In the first part of this article series we have described the main concepts of Near Field communication and how Microsoft has provided support for this technology in Windows 8. Then we have seen how to set up two Windows 8 virtual machines with a proximity driver, i.e something which allows us to simulate a tap gesture. In this second part we will learn how to use the sample proximity driv ...
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  • Introducing Charming NFC Share

    0 comments  /  posted by  Silverlight Show  on  Jul 30, 2013 (2 months ago)
    Read original post by Peter Foot at AppaMundi Blog In my talk this week I demonstrated a simple library for sharing a single Uri over NFC. I've now completed packaging it up and it is available on NuGet - https://www.nuget.org/packages/InTheHand.Phone.Nfc/ This is a very simple component to use in your app requiring just three lines of code to call. It requires the Windows Phone Toolkit from which ...
  • 0 comments  /  posted by  Silverlight Show  on  Jun 03, 2013 (4 months ago)
    Read original post by Peter Foot at AppaMundi This article follows on from the last post on NFC to dig a little deeper on Windows Phone and Windows 8 (both of which share the same APIs for NFC). Requirement or just Capability In Windows Phone you have to add the ID_CAP_PROXIMITY capability to your app to use NFC. What about the ID_REQ_NFC requirement? Well the difference here is that when you spec ...
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