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…


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…


What You Need To Know About Suspend and Resume in WinRT

Summary:  While your Windows Store App runs, an end user can move their attention to another app which sends your app to the background.  What should your app do in these circumstances?  Luckily for us, Christophe Nasarre, Microsoft Premier Field Engineer, walks us through all the details, both in video form and in the post…


Debugging STL containers using WinDbg

My good friend and colleague, Ambrose Wong, is a Principal PFE in Hong Kong. He has been debugging and troubleshooting production issues for over a decade now. More importantly, he mentors our customers to be their own hero and debug issues on their own. One of the conversations we have with customers who are using…