IDFLinkable – Patch Thy VS2015 GitHub

EDGE BROWSER Announcing Dolby Audio for high performance audio in Microsoft Edge – http://blogs.windows.com/msedgedev/2015/05/26/announcing-dolby-audio-for-high-performance-audio-in-microsoft-edge/ INTERNET OF THINGS Bret Stateham’s Lighted Sign Controlled by Windows 10 IoT with a Raspberry Pi. Oh my. For you William – https://github.com/BretStateham/givesign. WINDOWS PHONE Windows Phone Recovery Tool – Bricked your phone on an update? Got ‘stuck’ updates? This tool…

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November Connect(); Event Downloads Now Online

On November 12-13 Microsoft held a virtual event called Connect(); Topics were geared towards Visual Studio vNext and Azure. If you would like to view it over forty sessions are available online at https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Visual-Studio/Connect-event-2014  . During the sessions a fully integrated cross platform demo was shown. I’m happy to announce the assets (aka code) for…

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Fuzed RSS Feeds for App Studio Using Yahoo Pipes

I’m teaching a class this fall where students are required to publish an app using App Studio.  One student has a great idea for an app, but her solution requires quite a number of feeds to be represented.  App Studio only allows you to have six sections in the main page. If a dev wants to…

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App Privacy Policies using Visual Studio Online and Free Azure Websites

When you publish a Windows Store app its a good idea to always include a privacy policy. The store specifically requires a privacy policy if your app is network connected, but I’ve found including one regardless makes the certification process easier. But putting up a privacy policy simply to support an app can be a…

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Set date and time error unlocking a Windows Phone

Scenario – local phone dev in Tampa has a Nokia 520. He’s developed an automation type system using the Windows Phone APIs and wants to developer unlock his 520 so he can deploy his app. When he runs the Windows Phone Developer Registration tool, he gets a message that he must -set the correct date…

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Mistletoe Kiss Me released for Win8 and WP8

Forgot to buy some MistleToe? Inspired by my new Dell Venue Pro 8, the perfect device to hold over my head with a Mistletoe app running on it, I’m happy to announce the release of “MistleToe Kiss Me” for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. Download your app via the links below and give it…

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From Florida? Publish any Windows or Phone Apps to the store this past 12 Months?

Each year, on June 30 our fiscal rolls over and a new year starts.  So I’m in my ‘reflective’ mood.  I know there were a bunch of apps produced from Florida.  But who and what?  That’s really not public.  So I’m asking for a “role call”.  In Florida and published apps?  Post a comment with…

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Windows Phone Training Kit – April 2013 Update

The updated Windows Phone 8 Training Kit is live! http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=38782 This kit contains 20 Hands-On Labs and a set of 6 presentations that can be used to drive code camps or for general training purposes. HANDS ON LABS include: Hello Windows Phone Windows Phone Navigation and Controls Windows Phone Screen Orientation Persisting to Windows Phone…

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IDFLinkable 2013-04-13 : Views from the fish fry

Links and apps and Florida flavor I’ve found interesting since the last time I posted this! GENERAL Construct2 GitHub Repository for C2 templates by Jim O’Neil – https://github.com/jimoneil/Construct-2 Functional Programming in Csharp – free ebook – by Oliver Storm – http://it-ebooks.info/book/1419/ Unity 4 ( for Windows Store Apps ) early access program – http://blogs.unity3d.com/2013/03/07/unity-4-early-access-for-windows-store-apps/ YoYo…

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Superscript / subscript in XAML

If it takes more than 5 minutes to write up and wasn’t easy to “bing” then its something that should be blogged for SEO purposes later in my life, as my memory fades, and I need to find things again! Recently I was asked how to super and subscript in XAML using TextBlocks. My personal…

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