A Free session to learn about Intel Realsense Camera SDK using C# Code Samples

Microsoft MVP Community invites you for Pakistan’s 1st ever meetup on Intel Realsense using Microsoft C# code samples.  The meetup will be held on 20th Dec from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. In the meetup, you’ll learn about various capabilities of Intel Realsense camera using C# code samples. The session will be delivered by Mr….


Windows 10 – Why Should a Developer Care?

As an Audience Evangelism Manager, part of the DX family from Microsoft, I’ve to have a lot of developer interaction and to my biggest surprise these days, most developers aren’t comprehending how Windows 10 is a marvel from Microsoft and is critical to Windows ecosystem. a.k.a. Universal Windows Platform (UWP) complemented with UWP Bridge. The…


A Simple BackgroundDownloader driven User Control Implementation for Windows Store Apps

This post demonstrates a very simple user control implementation that displays a ringtone name and has a download button upon clicking which the relative MP3 file begins downloading. As downloading begins, the button is disabled and relative progress bar visibility is shown using a custom dependency property. The control makes use of BackgroundDownloader class for downloading file in the…


Your chance to Win $1,000 at Code Hunt 2015 Challenge | Microsoft Imagine Cup

$1,000 for first place. The first Code Hunt Challenge begins on September 20th at 05:01 AM (Pakistan Time), and ends on September 22nd at 4:59 AM (Pakistan Time). https://www.imaginecup.com/codehunt The winner of each month’s Challenge is the student who produces the best possible answers in the shortest time. The Challenge lasts just 48 hours, and…


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…