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  • 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 ...
  • 1 comments  /  posted by  Andrea Boschin  on  Jan 06, 2014 (6 months ago)
    Tweet Download the source code for this article Don't miss Webinar recording: Latest & greatest in Win8.1 for devs! Andrea's article series: Windows Store apps with XAML and HTML Gill's ebook: Background processing in Windows 8      All SilverlightShow Ebooks  Portable Document Format is actually the de-facto standard for document publishing since it is widely adopted by all platforms and used by ...
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  • 0 comments  /  posted by  Silverlight Show  on  Jul 07, 2014 (15 hours ago)
    Tags:   windows-phone , wpdev , windows-8 , windev , mvvm , glenn-versweyveld
    Read original post by Glenn Versweyveld at Depechie's Outing Sometimes we need to visualize a list of enum values to the user, so he can make a selection and if possible we would like to make this reusable for any enum used in our app. But there are some problems when we would try to get this done… Enums are great for storing some kind of selection, but they are not easy to use in an MVVM list bin ...
  • Windows 8 GridView Cross-Swipe and Tap (multi-selection + single selection)

    0 comments  /  posted by  Silverlight Show  on  Jul 04, 2014 (3 days ago)
    Read original post at Matthias Shapiro's BlogThis is for getting a GridView to use the same drag-down = select, tap = action interaction model that we see on the Windows 8 start screen. In your GridView, create a copy of the default ItmeContainerStyle. You can do this by right clicking on the GridView in the designer space (or in the document tree) and selecting “Edit Additional Templates => Edit ...
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  • author  Andrea Boschin  /  released on  May 20, 2013
    Windows Store apps with XAML and HTML: Ebook Product Description This ebook collects the 6 parts of SilverlightShow article series on developing Windows Store apps with XAML and HTML. From the author: I know, as a XAML developer, you are probably confident that you own the better way for writing stunning interfaces, with a productive timing, a consistent toolset and a powerful language like C# that is a sweet juice. I'm also pretty sure that ...
  • author  Andrea Boschin  /  released on  Oct 03, 2013
    Windows Store apps with XAML and HTML - Part 2: Ebook Product Description This is the second part of Andrea Boschin's ebook 'Windows Store apps with XAML and HTML'. From the author: In this second part of the ebook, I'm showing a number of features implemented by both html5 and xaml. The purpose of this ebook is to enable people to easily migrate from a platform to the other when a customer requires an implementation in the language that is not yours ...
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