[Windows 8.1 Development Series] 4 - Windows 8.1 System Contracts, Share, Search, Settings

In this session we’ll see how to integrate new Windows 8.1 System features such as Search, Share and settings into our existing applications. Integrating Search into your existing your application with searchBox, using SearchResultPage and “Type to Search” function and clearing search history. Share contract with basic text sharing implementation & Image sharing implementations. Using Setting commands…


[Windows 8.1 Development Series] 3 - Windows 8.1 Tiles & Notifications

In this session we’ll see how to integrate new tile features (small, medium, wide and Large tiles) into our existing applications. Updating tiles with notifications, live tile feature, badges on tiles and more. Also we’ll see how to implement toast notification into existing application as well.[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pe5o2BgYuqs] Download slides, assets & code samples from below link Next session…


[Windows 8.1 Development Series] 2 - Windows 8.1 Development / WireFraming & StoryBoarding

In this session we’ll have a look at Windows 8.1 development, discovering XAML structure, basic animations, building first app. After that focusing on a idea, how to reimagine new user interface on wireframing & StoryBoarding in PowerPoint and building customized user interfaces for Windows 8.1. [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnPPUoX4HPU] Download slides, assets & code samples from below link Thanks & Regards.


Windows 8.1 Learning RoadMap

Would you like to get more information & resources regarding Windows 8.1? Here is development & design Road Map for Windows 8.1 with links in a PowerPoint file. Step by step get complete your Windows 8.1 Development journey!       [Edit: Resources & links have been updated] Win81LearningRoadmap.pptx


10 Online Windows 8.1 Sessions

Starting this week we’ll have regular Windows 8.1 Online Sessions on Live Meeting. In these sessions we’ll create an application from scratch and integrate Windows 8/8.1 features in it. You can find event details below, in order to solve time zone issues, there are links on time where you can check with your local time. Also you can…


Windows 8 Spotlight #7

· Popular apps come to Windows 8 · Google Analytics SDK for Windows 8 and Windows Phone · Build 2013 will start next week 26th of June       When you add your visual states into your page xaml code, inside Visual Studio 2012, you can select any of your visual states, check enable…


Windows 8 Spotlight #6

· First Look at Windows 8.1 · Outlook 2013 RT Coming to Windows RT Tablets as part of Windows 8.1 Update · Developing a Windows Store Business App · Modern Business in Mind: Windows 8.1 at TechEd 2013 · TechEd North America 2013 – Keynote If you want to enable Toast Notification ability in your…


Windows 8 Spotlight #5

· First official details regarding Windows 8.1 · RTM version of HttpClient API for Portable Libraries · Visual Studio 2013, ALM, and DevOps Fluid animations are important part of Windows 8 Development in order to increase User Experience. What about Animations will be repeated forever in an application? Here is the solution. First select Animation…