Dec 122014
 
 December 12, 2014  Posted by at 12:45 pm Universal Apps, WinRT No Responses »
More travel and Windows Store App Visual Studio error: This app does not support the contract specified or is not installed

Tomorrow I have the exciting challenge of getting up at 3:30 AM, close to when I usually go to bed. I have also convinced myself that I will be able to code in the taxi sans nourriture (without food) during the 2h taxi ride to the airport. I have this irrational fear of sleeping in […]

Dec 102014
 
 December 10, 2014  Posted by at 12:12 pm Web No Responses »
Sharing HTTP tracing logs using the HTTP Archive format (HAR)

Random: Interestingly enough I realized yesterday that my scale has, like most modern digital scales, a built-in memory that tracks previous weighed weight (within a given time frame I assume) and defaults to that number regardless- as long as it doesn’t deviate by a certain amount. For my scale it was 2KG +- , close […]

Dec 082014
 
 December 8, 2014  Posted by at 4:44 pm C# & F#, Optical Character Recognition, Universal Apps, WinRT, WP 1 Response »
Adding contacts in a Universal Store App (Windows Store and Windows Phone)

It’s getting rather cold in UK and I am dreading the winter and the darkness. However, on the positive side it is cozier to sit and code in front of the computer with a lovely cup of tea or coffee. And here is some code. I was asked on Twitter to post about adding contacts […]

Dec 022014
 
 December 2, 2014  Posted by at 1:38 pm Optical Character Recognition, Speech, Translation, WinRT No Responses »
Using Microsoft Translator Service – integrated with Speech

I’m wrapping up my last module for Pluralsight on Optical Character Recognition and in the last module I had the pleasure of playing around with Microsoft Translator Service. So why not share this with you? As soon as I find some time I’ll upload the code as a MSDN sample as well as on Github. […]