Most Windows Phone apps display data to user by using controls, from business object or a collection of business objects such as a list of contact numbers, news headlines, or images. These controls contain data by using data binding. In this article, I would like to share the different types of data binding for windows phone
I am assuming that you have already installed windows phone sdk 8.0 to your system and also done Windows Phone 8 Emulator Configuration. Now let's start with basic Windows Phone App template with C# & XAML. Now create a new windows phone project with in your Visual Studio 2012 as shown below:
As you know, Windows 8 has come with new features and various types of metro apps. Obviously, it also has new keyboard shortcuts. Even with Windows 8, you can also use the keyboard shortcuts you are already using with Windows 7 and XP. Let's have look into the new and already using keyboard shortcuts that definitely help you while operating your Windows 8 machine.
Playing with keyboard shortcuts is very interesting and reduce the head-ache of using mouse again and again while operating Windows Phone Emulator. Windows phone emulator has a list of keyboard shortcuts that is great to know.
Windows Phone Emulator is a desktop based application that emulates a Windows Phone device. It provides you a virtual environment in which you can deploy, debug and test your Windows Phone apps without a physical device (windows phone).
Before developing your windows 8 apps in Visual Studio 2012, you need to have windows 8 developer license, other wise you will not be able to develop your windows 8 apps. In this article, I will demonstarate how can you get developer license for windows 8 apps development.
Windows Phone SDK 8.0 provides a number of new and updated features to window phone developers like as native gaming development, a phone-specific version of the Windows Runtime, and a new kernel. This article helps you to take a quick look at all the new APIs and capabilities in the Windows Phone 8.0 SDK.
In Visual Studio 2012, there are many templates for developing windows apps using c# and XAML. Let's start with Blank App (XAML) template with c#. First of all create a new Windows Store project with Blank App template with in your VS 2012 as shown below:
XAML pronounced as "ZAMEL" is a markup language that is used to design UI for .Net Application. It has been started to use in WPF development for making impressive UI for window application. XAML is similar to html and based on XML. XAML files are XML files and usually have the .xaml extension.
Identity field is usually used as a primary key. When you insert a new record into your table, this field automatically assign an incremented value from the previous entry. Usually, you can't insert your own value to this field.
SQL join clause is used to to retrieve data from two or more database tables. In previous article, I have explained the Different Types of SQL Joins. In this article, I would explain the difference among inner join, equi join and natural join.
Before going to start the development of windows apps, lets take a look into the apps life cycle. As you know windows 8 can load and run multiple applications at a time just like to previous version of windows.
Microsoft has been introduced Windows 8 with a variety of features and new application development framework. Now you can purchase the latest windows apps, games and software from Windows store for your Windows 8 machine. You can also make your own windows apps, store it to windows store and sale it across the world.
Donut caching is the best way to cache an entire web page except for one or more parts of the web page. Before Donut caching, we have Output Caching which cache the entire web page.
You should be happy to know, Asp.Net MVC is an open source and highly extensible framework. You can customized it according to your need. As you read my previous article Removing the Web Form View Engine for better performance of Razor View Engine from your Asp.Net MVC Razor application. In this article, you will learn how can you customize the Razor View engine for C# and VB language.