Revisiting an old post – Application.Terminate

Well, I already did that once today, but in doing so I realized I should address another old post (or two). Yes, in Windows Phone 8 we have added the Application.Terminate method so that you can quickly exit your application in the case of insurmountable roadblocks such as the user refusing to accept the EULA…

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Images for Threat Modelling Post

Recently I’ve had several folks ask me for the images for my Threat Modelling Post, which have disappeared due to various back-end changes over the years. The first few times I just e-mailed the Visio diagram, but more people are asking so I updated the post with the images.

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Update on sample code

A lot of people are asking for access to the SQLite wrapper I demoed at //build. Rest assured we are working on getting it out to you but it is taking some time. Also I should set expectations in that it is by no means a complete wrapper for all SQLite features but does allow…

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Inside Windows Phone 41

Hello from //BUILD! As you probably know by now, we’ve released our SDK and have a bunch of content to deliver at the Microsoft campus this week. Time permitting, that means I can get back to blogging about some of the cool new features, but in the mean time you can check out this video…

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Loading WinRT Types via Reflection in Windows 8

Hopefully this will get added to the documentation eventually, but recently I was playing around with some reflection code in Windows 8 Consumer Preview and a few web searches for the “obvious” keywords didn’t yield any results, so I thought I’d post this up in case anyone else falls into the same boat. It’s not…

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