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  • 0 comments  /  posted by  Andrea Boschin  on  Feb 04, 2014 (5 months ago)
    Tweet Sending notifications from inside your application, both from code of from a push notification channel, is being a must when developing with Windows 8.1.  Sending a notification is at all a simple task, but it involves boring and repetitive things that always need to be done. Recently I’ve published a new library made to oversimplify this task and made it straightforward in both the scenari ...
  • 0 comments  /  posted by  Andrea Boschin  on  Jan 15, 2014 (5 months ago)
    Tweet Starting from Windows 8.1, the search has slightly changed in the Windows Store apps. The old Search contract is not anymore the sole way to go, but now the app is enabled to provide its own search box. To give a better search experience, it has now the ability of integrating with the Windows Search engine with some new APIs. This imply some more work for the developer that has to load in t ...
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  • Writing a SQLite wrapper component for universal Windows apps

    0 comments  /  posted by  Silverlight Show  on  Jul 03, 2014 (4 days ago)
    Tags:   windows-8.1 , windev , windows-phone , wpdev , dave-risney
    Read original post by Dave Risney at Building Apps for Windows BlogNew to Windows Phone 8.1 is the ability to create and run apps written in JavaScript like you can on Windows 8.1. However, there are some differences in the specific APIs available to apps on Windows Phone 8.1. One such difference is that IndexedDB isn’t available on the Phone and thus presents a challenge for developers writing un ...
  • 0 comments  /  posted by  Silverlight Show  on  Jun 27, 2014 (1 week ago)
    Read original post by Jeremy Likness at InformIT The WebSockets protocol provides full-duplex communication on top of a TCP connection that is initiated by an HTTP handshake. The fact that it runs over existing HTTP and HTTPS ports allows it to pass easily through most existing firewall configurations. The Windows Runtime provides a powerful set of networking APIs that includes components specific ...
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