Tag Archive: Windows Store

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

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

Enabling Location Capability with Bing Map in Windows Store App (XAML)

Introduction In this article we would see how to enable Location in your Windows Store App (XAML) and integration with Bing Map. Creating Windows Store App (XAML) To create a Windows Store App… Continue reading

Starting Bing Map for Windows Store App (XAML)

Introduction In the previous post “Bing Map for Windows Store Apps” we had seen about Bing map’s key creation and management. In this post we would see how we could use it in… Continue reading

Bing Map for Windows Store Apps

Introduction If you have used Bing map for Windows Phone or Silverlight applications. And you are gearing up for creating the app for Windows 8. This article would help you get a key… Continue reading

Windows Store App Submission Steps

In this article I would give a brief how to Submit apps for Windows Store. Create New Project Windows Store in Visual Studio You need to follow the steps from top to bottom… Continue reading

Toast Notification in Windows 8 XAML Application (Windows Store)

Introduction Toast Notifications is another feature of Windows 8. Using Toast Notifications, a notification message could be displayed to the user. Normally a Toast Notification is displayed on the top right side. Enabling… Continue reading