Windows starting template (October 2013)

With the imminent release of Windows 8.1 on October 18th, developers are going to have to think differently about some aspects of their apps. Whether it be things like the new Window size model or the settings charms flyouts with the new SettingsFlyout control, the implementation of Windows 8.1 apps will be different if developers……


Windows starting template

Back in February, I posted my Windows Phone starting template, which serves as a helpful base to start developing Windows Phone apps. It provides some useful basics, such as review reminder, storage helper, settings and about pages and has its own MVVM implementation without relying on third party frameworks. The template also helps developers build……


Add multiple feeds to the RSS reader app template

Early March, I posted a Windows Phone RSS reader app template that provided a basic template for a news app. The template also provided a code sharing mechanism to easily build for Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8 natively, based on my Windows Phone starting template. One of the questions that I’ve received is……


Windows Phone RSS reader app template

I took the liberty of adapting my Windows Phone starting template to become a Windows Phone RSS reader app template for Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8. At the bottom of this post, you can download the Dutch or English version of this template, which can be easily adapted to display an RSS feed……


Windows Phone starting template

A while back I wrote a blog post on adding Windows Phone 8 builds to your existing apps. To help out with starting a new project which you can deploy on Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8 natively, I’ve created a Windows Phone starting template. You can get the template at the bottom of……