Jan 182013
 
Connecting your website to your Windows Store App with meta tags

A pretty cool thing you can do to better connect your website with your Windows Store App Oddly enough most developers I’ve talked to are unaware of this little cool thing you can do to connect your Windows Store App with your website so I’ve decided to write up this little blog post, and also […]

Dec 122012
 
 December 12, 2012  Posted by at 5:00 pm WinRT Tagged with: , ,  No Responses »
Windows Store App Development for iOS Developers agenda (free streaming event)

Starts: Thursday, December 13, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) For Swedes this means 18:00 our time  Duration: 16 hour(s) Register here for Windows Store App Development for iOS Developers Watch the live stream of this event on The Verge You can also watch the live stream of the event on […]

Nov 012012
 
 November 1, 2012  Posted by at 10:10 pm Uncategorized, WinRT Tagged with: , , , , , ,  Comments Off on Example Windows Store App & Portable Class Library: How to access and use PCL resources
Example Windows Store App & Portable Class Library: How to access and use PCL resources

I’m currently working on a crossplatform app targeting Windows Store Apps and WP8. For this project I’m using a Portable Class Library so I can share the code. I’m using MVVM pattern, the Model and the ViewModels are in the PCL, while the separate projects have only Views and Adapters(for the things that differ such […]

Oct 102012
 
 October 10, 2012  Posted by at 5:01 am WinRT Tagged with: , , , , ,  4 Responses »
Simple TypeScript Example: Windows Store App using TypeScript with classes, inheritance and interfaces in 6 steps

Ah, the sweet revenge when an evil Javascript dev laughed at my question about how I can fake classes in jS Introducing yet another lets create classes in js! Muahahahaha 😀 Oki, so coffeescript is nice, but I don’t like the syntax. Dart is pretty cool but I can’t take it serious. TypeScript? I like […]

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 […]

Jun 282012
 
 June 28, 2012  Posted by at 6:09 am WinRT Tagged with: , , , , ,  No Responses »

As you might have found out (or not) you can’t access VisualStates by their name in code/programmatically. Setting a VisualState in code is also a bit of a hassle compared to declaring it in XAML, and then of course you can’t use Blend. If you try to access a named storyboard that is wrapped in […]