Jun 272013
 
 June 27, 2013  Posted by at 11:44 am Dev Environment, Telerik Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
BUILD 2013: 2nd Keynote: ASP.Net, Azure mobile services, autoscale and Active Directory

Xbox uses today over 300000 servers, compared to 200 in 2002 Windows Server 2012 R2 available as of last Monday, System Center and and SQL Server 2014 New in Asp.Net No selection between webforms and MVC, just ASP.Net app,- then you can add the frameworks you want to use. One ASP.Net! Can set several default […]

Jun 262013
 
 June 26, 2013  Posted by at 9:54 am Random, Telerik Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
BUILD 2013 Detailed Keynote: for developers

Make sure you read the first part: BUILD 2013 Detailed Keynote: introduction and demonstrations Antoine Leblond takes the stage to give us the developer details on Windows 8.1 New in Visual Studio 2013 Power consumption in milliwatt (mW) Async debugging. Procedural Async code is hard to debug, so it has been made easier for us […]

May 142013
 
 May 14, 2013  Posted by at 1:29 pm JS & TS, Life of Iris, Telerik Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
Mum makes an app with Icenium and Kendo UI Mobile + GitHub Part 2/2

This is part two of my programming session with mum where she creates her first application. So far we have spent one hour and ten minutes and we have created a first project with JavaScript using Icenium. We have an idea for an app with ten herbs translated to three languages, and we have created […]

May 132013
 
 May 13, 2013  Posted by at 8:16 am JS & TS, Life of Iris, Telerik Tagged with: , ,  1 Response »
Mum makes an app with Icenium and Kendo UI Mobile + GitHub Part 1/2

You might be surprised that although I work for Telerik as an evangelist I haven’t tried all our products. We have a lot of products, and I don’t have a lot of time. But with BUILD coming up, I’ve decided to try out and learn the ins and outs of every single product we have. […]

May 032013
 
 May 3, 2013  Posted by at 12:38 pm JS & TS, Telerik, WinRT Tagged with:  No Responses »
WinRT JS app guide: Introduction

What we will cover In this post we will introduce our next guide on creating Windows Store Apps, this time with JavaScript and HTML. Windows Store App guide with JavaScript and HTML A couple of months ago we walked through the steps of creating a Windows Store application in C# and XAML using Telerik graph […]

Mar 252013
 
 March 25, 2013  Posted by at 2:10 pm Not So Stupid Questions, Telerik Tagged with: , , , ,  No Responses »
Stupid Question 167 & 168: What are packaged web apps and is it the same as hosted apps?

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] Packaged apps deliver an experience as capable as a native app, but as safe as a web page. […]

Jan 102013
 
 January 10, 2013  Posted by at 7:38 am Telerik, WinRT Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
WinRT app guide: Step 18: Running the WACK tool and submitting to the Windows Store

To read the other steps in the step by step guide for creating a Metro/ WinRT application go here I can’t believe it is time! For the past 17 steps we have been working on a small Windows Store App together, and it is now time to submit it to the Windows Store. Let’s have […]

Dec 182012
 
 December 18, 2012  Posted by at 7:15 am Telerik, WinRT Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
WinRT app guide: Step 17: Adding required app images for multiple scale factors

To read the other steps in the step by step guide for creating a Metro/ WinRT application go here Recap We have been building on a Windows Store App, and the app is almost finished. The application allows users to register study items (things they would like to learn) and track their progress and generate […]

Dec 042012
 
 December 4, 2012  Posted by at 5:01 pm Telerik, WinRT Tagged with: ,  1 Response »
WinRT app guide: Step 16: Sharing content by contract in 4 easy steps

To read the other steps in the step by step guide for creating a Metro/ WinRT application go here Recap We are building a small application where a user can register study activities and update their progression and see some graphs based on that data. Last time we implemented a function that allows the user […]

Nov 142012
 
 November 14, 2012  Posted by at 10:08 pm C# & F#, Telerik, WinRT Tagged with: ,  1 Response »
WinRT app guide: Step 15: Exporting data as a text file

To read the other steps in the step by step guide for creating a Metro/ WinRT application go here Welcome 🙂 We are currently at step 15 in our step by step guide for creating a Windows Store Application- if this is the first post you’ve seen in this series I would recommend that you […]

Nov 022012
 
 November 2, 2012  Posted by at 11:04 pm Telerik, WinRT Tagged with: ,  4 Responses »
WinRT app guide: Step 14: Adding layout awereness and snapped view, disabling portrait view

To read the other steps in the step by step guide for creating a Metr0/ WInRT application go here We are getting closer to a final first version of this app! One of the requirements is that the app should support different view modes, such as the snapped view, filled view,- and you can choose […]

Oct 182012
 
 October 18, 2012  Posted by at 8:54 pm Telerik, WinRT Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
WinRT app guide: Step 13: Adding a horizontal chart and custom pallets for the charts

To read the other steps in the step by step guide for creating a Metr0/ WInRT application go here The charts are more or less the selling point of the app, so we should add more of them. It would be pretty cool to be able to compare estimated time with actual time, as a […]

Oct 142012
 
 October 14, 2012  Posted by at 11:53 pm Telerik, WinRT Tagged with: ,  2 Responses »
WinRT app guide: Step 12: Async CRUD with SQLite and an awesome piechart

To read the other steps in the step by step guide for creating a Metr0/ WInRT application go here I mentioned a few times that synchronous programming can be a bit problematic when programming Windows Store Applications. Asynchronous programming is basically a must- as it is considered good practice and gives a better user experience […]

Oct 102012
 
 October 10, 2012  Posted by at 2:08 pm Telerik, WinRT Tagged with: ,  2 Responses »
WinRT app guide: Step 11: Using a valueconverter to work with element visibility

To read the other steps in the step by step guide for creating a Metr0/ WInRT application go here We are getting closer now! We need to add function to add and edit category names. To do this I’ve added a neat field within the edit field that is bound to the selected listview item, […]

Oct 022012
 
 October 2, 2012  Posted by at 2:38 pm Telerik, WinRT Tagged with: ,  10 Responses »
WinRT app guide: Step 10: Adding a lightweight database (SQLite) and CRUD support + two-way element binding

To read the other steps in the step by step guide for creating a Metr0/ WInRT application go here A fairly delayed post unfortunately, to get us moving faster I’ve decided to add more features this time around so prepare for some big steps! So far we haven’t discussed how we are going to store […]

Sep 152012
 
 September 15, 2012  Posted by at 10:56 pm Telerik, WinRT Tagged with: ,  6 Responses »
WinRT app guide: Step 8: Typography and color compliance, styling up the app and the RadControl chart

To read the other steps in the step by step guide for creating a Metr0/ WInRT application go here Time to have a talk about design. As I’ve understood it, most devs aren’t too keen on this part- but for WinRT / Windows Store Apps this an important requirement. To make it easier for us […]

Sep 132012
 
 September 13, 2012  Posted by at 11:46 pm Telerik, WinRT Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
My first Windows Store App , IntuiTrain, can be downloaded for free from Windows Store :D

It took less than 48 hours to get my app published (Attending a Microsoft App Excellence Lab next week, hoping for a token for Windows Store) so that might have speeded up the process, but I’ve heard that it doesn’t take as long as with Windows Phone Apps anyway (took me over a week for […]

Sep 072012
 
 September 7, 2012  Posted by at 10:08 pm Telerik, WinRT Tagged with: , , , ,  4 Responses »
WinRT app guide: Step 6: Adding a DataTemplate to the ListView

To read the other steps in the step by step guide for creating a Metr/ WInRT application go here First! The most important thing! Let’s have some fun. Adding text and coming up with names is tedious and boring. Lets add a few more items to our test data, and add some more text in […]

Sep 032012
 
 September 3, 2012  Posted by at 10:07 pm WinRT Tagged with: , , , ,  8 Responses »
WinRT app guide: Step 5: Adding the model and some helper classes

To read the other steps in the step by step guide for creating a Metr/ WInRT application go here Sorry for this tiny delay on the blog post, I’ve been in Bulgaria for Telerik’s 10 year anniversary/teambuilding thursday – monday , and the resort we stayed at only had wifi in the bar – and […]

Aug 132012
 
 August 13, 2012  Posted by at 12:56 am Not So Stupid Questions, Telerik Tagged with: , ,  15 Responses »
Creating a WinRT application step by step: From idea to publishing

To read the other steps in the step by step guide for creating a Metr/ WInRT application go here I would like to welcome you to a code-along series, as I create a WinRT application step by step. The code will be downloadable and I invite you to provide comments and suggestions as we make […]