Beta Version Apps doesn’t expire any more, new release of Dev Center app

According to Rushmi Malaviarachchi recent posts, there is some updates that I’d like to share with you: beta apps no longer have an expiration date, and the Windows Phone Dev Center app has a new “markets” view.   Beta apps no longer have an expiration date As many of you know, you can submit a…

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What’s new in VS2013 for Windows Phone Developers

It has always been great coding using Visual Studio, such a robust IDE that makes developer’s life much easier. Now with the new release of VS2013 makes your life much easier for so many reasons. Since, I am mostly concerned with windows phone development; I will be tackling the new features in VS2013 from this…

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Rencontrez Chervine Bhiwoo

  On a fait la connaissance de Chervine lors d’un atelier, quand il s’est mis en avant comme chef d’équipe de 3 développeurs. Il les a soutenu et coacher afin qu’ils puissent acquérir les connaissances et les techniques nécessaires les permettant de développer des applications Windows Phone – Pendant qu’on demandait au minimum 4 applications de…

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Rencontrez l’héro d’Août : Fehizoro Andriamitandrina

  Fehizoro Andriamitandrina  est un étudiant en cinquième année de Mathématiques à l’université d’Antananarivo. Il a appris l’informatique et le développement tout seul et est devenu un Microsoft Student Partner et a déjà développé 3 applications sur Windows Phone.  Lisez ce poste pour mieux connaitre Fehizoro et ses applications.   1.    Pourriez-vous vous introduire dans un petit paragraphe…

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Rencontrez l’héro de Juillet: Holty SOW

        À la sortie du Windows Phone, Holty SOW s’est offert un à lui-même, quand il n’a pas trouvé « Awalé », un de ses jeux préféré, sur le Windows Phone Store, il a décidé de le développer lui-même !  Continuez la lecture pour connaitre plus sur Holty SOW, son parcours et son expérience dans le développement.  …

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Changing the default windows phone 8 colors (override the chosen theme)

A couple of days ago I was trying to build an app over windows phone 8, My Apps theme had green as the main color and a light background. whenever the user changes the phone theme my app gets affected so if the user choose the foreground to be red all the controls highlight some…

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Adding Speech Functionality to your Windows Phone 8 App

The new speech API, is one of the add on features of windows phone 8. This feature when added to your application makes it really interactive and engaging to the user and it is really easy to be done code wise. Launching apps with speech was already available in the previous Windows Phone releases, but…

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How to make your Windows Phone Vibrate using C#

There are many reasons why you might want to programmatically vibrate the phone during apps or games.  You might want to alert the user to an error condition or you want the user to actually feel that he has touched/clicked a button on the Phone. The Windows Phone SDK makes it easy for developers to…

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Enable Lock Screen Notifications in your WP8 App

A nice cool feature in Windows Phone 8 is integration with the lock screen, which means now you can receive app updates while your phone is locked. There is different types of lock screen notifications either to have a quick status update displaying notification icons the same way the Outlook app displays New Mail notifications….

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