Animating using the DispatcherTimer class

[This post is a part of a series of post about the Social Media Dashboard Sample. This post was written by Simon Jäger. For an introductory blog post, click here] Users love animations – it’s a great and a not very time consuming way of introducing more personality into your projects! Using C#/XAML we have…

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Using the WebView

[This post is a part of a series of post about the Social Media Dashboard Sample. This post was written by Simon Jäger. For an introductory blog post, click here] If you have checked out the twitter page in the Social Media Dashboard Sample you might have come across the WebView element that shows up…

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Definition of the configuration JSON file format

[This post is a part of a series of post about the Social Media Dashboard Sample. This post was written by Peter Bryntesson. For an introductory blog post, click here] The Social Media Dashboard sample is based on JSON configuration file that determines what content the app should be filled with. This blog entry will…

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The anatomy of the Social Media Dashboard

[This post is a part of a series of post about the Social Media Dashboard Sample. This post was written by Peter Bryntesson. For an introductory blog post, click here] Introduction This blog post will try to dissect the code in the Social Media Dashboard sample to get a better understanding of how the different…

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Implementing search

[This post is a part of a series of post about the Social Media Dashboard Sample. This post was written by Peter Bryntesson. For an introductory blog post, click here] The Social Media Dashboard sample implements the search contract in Windows 8. As nothing similar exists on Windows Phone this blog post will only be…

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