Help me! How do I connect to an ASMX web service?

With the rise of mobile applications (Windows Store and Windows Phone Store apps), the need for remote processing and storage has never been greater. The necessarily-small footprint of these apps, the limited storage capacity of the hardware, and the sometimes need to do really processor-intensive operations makes offloading jobs to remote servers critical to the…

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Why can’t I set cookies in WebView when using NavigateToString

The title says it all and we have seen some forum and support cases about this subject.  I have a workaround for you though!  Background When programming with WebView you can use NavigateToString to populate a HTML and JavaScript and if that JavaScript sets cookies, the document. cookie property will fail to set cookies.  Also…

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Skip the path: stick to the StorageFile

To build user confidence, a user’s files are protected from arbitrary access by Windows Store apps. This has produced a large number of threads in the Windows Store apps Forums from developers who are used to having full access to the file system and who don’t expect to need the user’s permission to view or…