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…


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…


DPI Aware Managed Applications on Windows 8.1

A common observation post upgrade to Windows 8.1 is that certain applications look a bit ‘blurry’ compared to the way they looked in Windows 8. Our developer specialist from Malaysia, Jonathan Yong, has analyzed this issue in depth and presents a great discussion on this topic. Read on! Auto Scaling in Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1…


Windows Store App Development, with Christophe

Christophe Nasarre-Soulier is a development-focused PFE I’ve worked via the Windows Store App Labs program. As part of that program, we provide design and development assistance to Windows Store App developers across the world, and gained a lot of exposure to common questions, issues, and techniques. Christophe’s been busy blogging some of his learnings on…