Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC) Karachi, Spring Internship Program 2014

    Spring Internship Program 2014 Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC) Internship is a program initiated to unleash the potential of young minds, highlight their creativity, talent and build their skillset on the latest Microsoft Technologies. The program is designed in such a way that the student will not just be able to use his/her creativity…


Upload Files on Microsoft Azure Storage Container from Windows Store App

This blog post will walk you through the process of creating a Microsoft Azure storage account, configuring a new container for public access, uploading an image (you can arbitrary upload any other binary format) in that container from Windows Store app using Azure Storage extension and finally preview the uploaded image using absolute path of…


How to Periodically Update Tile without using Push Notification Service?

Targeting Windows 8.1 Update, Widows Store, Windows Phone and Universal Apps allow updating tile without the need of writing a background agent/process or push notification service. This feature is provided under a new section in manifest file of relative solution that takes recurrence frequency ranging from half hour to daily and a URI of the…


Getting started with Xamarin: A Sample Portable Class Library Weather Client

Xamarin is powerful and it is getting popular day by day. The purpose of this post is educational and it intends to provide newbies a quick overview on building a Portable Class Library Project in C# that exposes a single method to request a RESTFULL client, retrieve JSON output, desacralize resultant string in objects and…


NOKIA #DVLUP is now AVAILABLE in PAKISTAN!

I’m excited to announce that Nokia #DVLUP is now available in Pakistan. By joining DVLUP, you’ll get exclusive access to App Challenges, news, events, partner opportunities and more. Earn points to redeem for Rewards, including promotional placements for your Apps. And if exclusive access and glory aren’t enough, we’ve got more badges than the lost…


Featured App of the Day: Picsy for Windows Phone

 Our today’s pick for featured app of the day is Picsy for Windows Phone 8. Picsy adds amazing photo capturing capabilities to your Windows Phone and supports tons of features like, Burst mode (3 frames,3D anaglyphic, single shot, dual perspective shot, HDR Photo, image effects, self-timer, and a lot more). Picsy is developed by the team ReInvent and here’s…


Getting started with Web Requests & JSON in Windows Phone

This is a beginner level post to get you started with JSON, familiarize you with basic communication with web server and Facebook Graph API. Consider a scenario where you want to grab details of a particular Facebook page or a person’s profile in Windows Phone app. A standard practice is to use Facebook Graph API…


A word about Windows Phone Developer Feedback and Feature Suggestion

“Hello there, I think Windows Phone is a cool OS around and I believe if you add support for following features in coming version it would be great!” I often come across such and similar suggestions and questions from local Windows Phone consumer and even developer community. It appears as if lots of developers too have no…


Introduction to Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012 (Video)

With Office and SharePoint 2013, you can now build a new class of apps that extend and personalize the way we create and consume information. Develop apps as web applications. You can use HTML and JavaScript for client-side code, and your choice of language for server-side code, such as VB.NET, C#, or PHP. Use your favorite tools…