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…


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…


WinRT for Desktop Apps

August in France means only one thing: vacation time. Now, Christophe Nasarre, Microsoft Premier Field Engineer from Microsoft France, is back from his personal vacation with another video on WinRT development. It is time to go back to the fundamentals with this video post where you’ll learn how to use WinRT APIs in your Desktop…


Handling termination in Windows Store Applications

Ever wondered what happens when to your Windows Store application when the system is under memory pressure? In the linked video, Christophe Nasarre, Microsoft Premier Field Engineer from Microsoft France, presents all the details in his own inimitable style. You’ve seen Christophe previously on our blog, so he needs no further introduction. Over to him!…


What’s New In Windows 8.1 For Developers

Windows 8.1 Preview and Visual Studio 2013 Preview have been made available during the Microsoft 2013 //build conference! Live from San Francisco, Microsoft Premier Field Engineers Robert Evans and Christophe Nasarre present demos and code for some of the exciting new features of these technologies from a unique developer perspective. You’ll see the impact of…


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…


Windows Store Line-of-Business App Deployment via Windows Intune

Summary:  Did you realize there are other options for deployment of your Windows Store Application in your Enterprise other than hosting it on a share or deploying via the Windows Store?  Check out this video where Robert Evans talks to Mark Williams, a Microsoft Program Manager in the Enterprise Client Management Team, and learns all…


How to Avoid WinRT Activation Pitfalls

  Summary: If you’re trying to get your Windows Store App published in the Windows Store and running into application submission failures, check out the great insight provided by Christophe Nasarre (a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer). In this article he walks us through application startup issues and how (and when) to use extended splash screens…