How to check which .NET 4 version an assembly was built with

Our developer specialist from Malaysia, Jonathan Yong, is explaining how to check which .NET 4 version an assembly was built with. Read on! As per our .NET 4 support lifecycle policy, starting 12-Jan-2016, Microsoft will support only .NET 4.5.2 moving forward. Customers are encouraged to migrate their .NET 4.x application to .NET 4.5.2 at their…


Using Prism in Universal Windows apps

Our Windows Apps developer specialist from Italy, Matteo Pagani, has written a new blog series about taking advantage of PRISM in your apps. Read on! Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) is the most used pattern to create applications based on XAML technologies for WPF, Silverlight or Window Store apps. MVVM helps developers to separate the application’s logic from…


Accessing and posting on Facebook feed

Welcome to a new episode of the Facebook integration for Windows Store App series. Christophe Nasarre, a French Premier Field Engineer is explaining how to get access to a Facebook feed and post messages and links. For your convenience, here’s the video timeline: [0:17] Demo of the expected feed/post features [1:47] How to test via…


How to find assemblies loaded in an AppDomain

Our developer specialist from Malaysia, Jonathan Yong, is explaining how to list the assemblies loaded by a particular Web Application in IIS in this detailed blog post. Read on!    When helping customer to migrate ASP.NET application, we need to identify the assemblies loaded by the application. For typical process, you can just use listdlls.exe…


How to get JavaScript source line info in a dump

Premier Field Engineer Brad Linscott raises awareness of a relatively new feature in the Debugging Tools for Windows package that makes it much easier to identify the executing piece of JavaScript code from a user mode dump file: read his blog post!


Accessing photos in Facebook

Hello everyone and welcome to a new episode of the Facebook integration for Windows Store App series. Christophe Nasarre, a French Premier Field Engineer is explaining how to list the photos of Facebook albums and how the paging mechanism works. The source code is available here. For your convenience, here’s the video timeline: [0:32] How…


Accessing Photo Albums in Facebook

Hello everyone and welcome to a new episode of the Facebook integration for Windows Store App series. Christophe Nasarre, a French Premier Field Engineer is explaining how to list the photo albums of a Facebook profile. He will detail the photo enumeration and the paging mechanism in the next episode. For your convenience, here’s the…


How to get the profile picture with the Facebook .NET SDK

Welcome to a new episode of the Windows Store App Development blog about integrating Facebook to your App presented by Christophe Nasarre, a French Microsoft Premier Field Engineer. You will see today how to access basic account information such as the profile picture with the Facebook .NET SDK and how to efficiently leverage the Facebook…


Windows Store App – Using Facebook to authenticate the user

In this video, Gianluca Bertelli, an Escalation Engineer from Italy, will show you how to integrate Facebook within our Windows Store Applications – Using the class WebAuthenticationBroker to authenticate the users with any authentication provider that uses Oauth2 as protocol.  You will see how to create an application that emulates a Single Sign On. The…


Facebook Prerequisites for Windows Store Apps

Welcome to a new episode of the Windows Store App Development blog! I’m Christophe Nasarre and with my Italian collegue, GianLuca Bertelli, we are starting a short series about how to access Facebook services in Windows Store Apps. Today, I’m introducing the prerequisites of a Facebook connected App development. Gianluca will present the arcana of…