Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–App packaging with appx

This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post talks about how phone uses the new package model and is written by Andreas Hammar at Jayway and was originally posted here. App packaging with appx When it comes to packaging and distribution of apps – Xap…


Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–Using the Credential Locker

This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post talks about how to use the credential locker to store sensitive data and is written by Johan Silfversparre at Jayway and was originally posted here. Intro With the release of Windows Phone 8.1, the Credential Locker service…


Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–The Background Media Player

This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post talks about how to use the background media player and is written by Per-Olof Bondesson, Robert Hedgate  and Andreas Hammar at Jayway and was originally posted here. Dude… what is going on here?! Right! You are developing…

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Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–Application Data

This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post talks about how to store application  data and is written by Robert Hedgate at Jayway and was originally posted here. Introduction In this blog post I will do a quick overview of what is new with application…

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Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–Multitasking & Background Agents

This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post talks how to mulitask with background agents and is written by Robert Hedgate at Jayway and was originally posted here. Windows phone 8 In windows phone 8 we have something called Background agents and schedule tasks. Working…

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Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–Localizing Apps

This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post talks how to localize your apps and is written by Johan Olsson at Jayway and was originally posted here. Introduction When you create an app that is to be released in more than one market you must…


Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–Geolocation and Geofencing

This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post talks about how to use geolocation and geofencing and is written by Andreas Ekberg at Jayway and was originally posted here. Geofencing is a new cool feature in windows phone 8.1 which makes it possible for you…


Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–Maps

This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post talks about maps and is written by Andreas Ekberg at Jayway and was originally posted here. Learning how to use Maps in the .Net world is a never ending business. There are major API-differences between WPF, Silverlight,…

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Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–Theme Resources

This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post highlights the Changes made to theme Resources and is written by Alexander Persson at Jayway and was originally posted here. Introduction On Windows Phone we have the choice to set our theme to either Light or Dark…


Windows Phone 8.1 for Developers–Type and Text handling

This blog post is part of a series about how Windows Phone 8.1 affects developers. This blog post talks about how type and text handling has been improved  and is written by Håkan Reis (@haqwin) at Jayway and was originally posted here. On windows phone, one of the most striking design feature is the handling…