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.
Many developers want to do Insert, Update and Delete with in WebGrid like as GridView, but don't know how to do it. This article will help you to do the CRUD operations with in WebGrid.
There are different ways for rendering a partial view in MVC Razor. Many developers got confused whether to use RenderPartial or RenderAction or Partial or Action helper methods for rendering a partial view. In this article, I would like to expose the difference among Html.RenderPartial, Html.RenderAction, Html.Partial & Html.Action.
Uploading a file in Asp.Net MVC application is very easy. The posted file is automatically available as a HttpPostedFileBase parameters in the action of the controler. For uploading a file on the server you required to have a file input control with in html form having encoding type set to multipart/form-data.
In previous posts I have explained how can we do custom paging and sorting in WebGrid. You can also enhance WebGrid with ajax for asynchronous update of webpage.For making an Ajax WebGrid, we have to set the value of ajaxUpdateContainerId parameter, in which we want to generate the WebGrid. Usually the container should be a DIV as show below:
WebGrid is simply used to display the data with paging and sorting. If you want to control the default behavior of the webgrid, you need do it manually. In this article, I would like to explore how can we do custom paging and sorting. In this article I have used the MVC4 and Entity Framework 5.0 with VS2012.