Adding Ads for Windows Phone 8 Game Made With Construct 2

Ok, so I just finished a post on Adding Ads for a Windows 8.1 Game Made With Construct 2, and in that article I mentioned that there is currently no way to implement ads in a Windows Phone 8.1 game made with Construct 2 because there is not yet an ads SDK that supports Windows…

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Adding Ads for Windows 8.1 Games Made With Construct 2 – Option 1

As part of my preparation for my upcoming MVA part 2 on Construct 2, I have written several blog posts and have several more to write :)  Most recently, I finished Construct 2 Windows 8 Object Intro, which introduces the Windows 8 Object.  Within that post, you can find links to the more specific tutorials…

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Lifetime Developer Accounts for Win 8 and Win Phone!

Developing for Microsoft platforms just got cheaper and easier a couple of days ago! Starting this week, the Windows Dev Center requires only a one-time registration payment, which will grant developers the ability to publish for both platforms with no renewal fee.  That means that if you have never signed up, it only costs a…

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Intro To JQuery Mobile

I just recently got interested in exploring different web technologies, frameworks, etc.  In college, I did a tad bit with html and javascript, but not enough to feel very comfortable.  Anyways, in some of my recent free time, I have been playing around with JQuery Mobile, and am excited about it as a great way…

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Rotten Tomatoes API

If you followed my series on data binding, then you probably remember me briefly covering the Rotten Tomatoes API in Part 5 Dynamic Data From Rotten Tomatoes. However, since the focus of that post was on data binding and not on the REST APIs, I didn’t go into too much detail.  That said, I am…

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Apps of the Week 7/9/2014

This week I am going to focus on a couple of local Windows Phone apps from South Florida! Push It in Addicting puzzle game.  You definitely have to get creative here.  Yu only get five chances before you are forced to wait for more lives, so you better make the best out of each opportunity…

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Quick Links of the week 7/8/2014

Something Big for Windows Phones Apparently, something big is coming for Windows Phone that will upset the Mobile Phone market.  There haven’t been any official announcements, so what could it be?  What are your thoughts? http://www.wpcentral.com/wait-itsomething-major-coming-windows-phone Windows 8 Tablets in Schools Windows 8 tablets are being adopted in school across the nation.  I found these…

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Data Binding Part 4- Observable Collection

In Part 1 of this series I covered the basic theoretical idea behind data binding, and in Part 2, we got a little more concrete with a hands on example in code.  We created a Movie class, then bound the three properties of that object (title, rating, year), to our UI in both Windows and…

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Data Binding Part 3- Implementing the INotifyPropertyChanged Interface

In Part 1 of this series I covered the basic theoretical idea behind data binding, and in Part 2, we got a little more concrete with a hands on example in code.  We created a Movie class, then bound the three properties of that object (title, rating, year), to our UI in both Windows and…

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Custom Styles in Universal Apps Part 2

In Part 1 of this two part series, I covered how to create a ResourceDictionary with a custom style and reference that style in a Textblock control.  Although, I created a Universal App, I did mainly focus on the Windows 8 project not taking advantage of the Universal App capabilities.  Here, I will take what…

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