Category Archive: Windows Store

Unify your Windows Phone Dev Center Account to Windows Store Dev Center

Introduction This is great news from Microsoft that, the Windows Phone Dev Center and Windows Store Dev Center will be a single unified account. That means, either of the account holder could upgrade… Continue reading

Win Rewards as Nokia Lumia Devices and more in DVLUP

DVLUP By joining DVLUP, you’ll get exclusive access to App Challenges, news, events, partner opportunities and more. Earn points to redeem for Rewards, including promotional placements for your Apps. And if exclusive access… Continue reading

All New Microsoft Surface Pro 2

    What’s New?   Fast Processing The Intel i5 processor provides the performance you expect in a laptop. Install the programs you want and need, including Microsoft Office. More Local Storage With… Continue reading

Metro Colors for Windows 7 and Windows 8 for Windows Phone and Windows Store Development

Handy Tool for finding out the metro color best fit for white font color in Windows Phone and Windows Store applications. You could copy the color as RGB or ARGB and use it… Continue reading

Displaying User’s Image in Windows 8 Xaml App

In this post, we would see how we could display User’s Image. Let’s create a sample app, and on Loaded event we would do all this code. First of all we need to… Continue reading

Metro Character Progress Control

I have just published a custom control which would display a percentage value in the middle of a character. The character is currently of 6 types, 3 men and women types each. To… Continue reading

Metro Colors for Windows Store App (XAML)

The following two sets are currently the Colors available in Windows 8 Metro Style. The Color is represented with its Hexadecimal value. Hope this helps. Set A     #FFF4B300   #FF78BA00  … Continue reading

Sharing Content in Windows Store App (XAML)

Introduction In this article we would see how we could share content by using Windows 8 Share feature. Charm Bar and Share Charm The Charm Bar is a tool bar in Windows 8… Continue reading

Drawing Route Path using REST API in Bing Map for Windows Store App (XAML)

Introduction In this article we would see how we could draw a Route Path between two points in Bing Map. The two points are referred to as Source Location and Destination Location. This… Continue reading

Get Address by Location in Bing Map in Windows Store App (XAML)

Introduction In my previous article on custom pushpin, we had seen how to add a pushpin when tapped/clicked on a point in Bing Map. In this article the concept is almost same, except… Continue reading

Custom Pushpin in Bing Map for Windows Store App (XAML)

Introduction In this article we would see how to add a custom pushpin to the Bing Map in a Windows Store App (XAML). To get started about Bing Maps you need to follow… Continue reading