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…


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…


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…


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 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…