XMLRPC and WordPress on Nuget

December 12, 2014 0 Comments

I just released both the XMLRPC.universal and WordPressAPI packages on Nuget. The WordPressAPI has also been changed to use the Nuget version of XMLRPC instead of needing a local copy of the project. Both of these projects should now be stable enough to use, although the WordPress client still only exposes a limited amount of […]

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WordPress Universal API

December 12, 2014 0 Comments

Climbing back out of the rabbit hole I got myself into (see http://tonyc.me/1wjOD5Y), I’ve finished with my first iteration of the WordPress library for universal apps. This still has some cleaning up to do and you will need to download the xmlrpc.universal project from http://github.com/TonyChampion/xmlrpc.universal in order for it to work. Currently the project supports […]

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XMLRPC Universal API

December 11, 2014 0 Comments

It can be amazing how deep a rabbit hole can go. I recently decided to update an existing WordPress project (more on that to come soon) from a Windows Phone Silverlight solution to an universal app. In doing so, I thought I would snag an API that would make my life easier. Couldn’t find one […]

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MSDN Article – Roaming Data

December 9, 2014 0 Comments

The December issue of MSDN magazine has my latest article on using roaming data in Universal apps. The article takes a look using the shared API to allow you to not only roam data between different instances of the same app, but across platforms between Windows Phone and Windows. The article can be found online […]

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Denver Day Day 2014

November 2, 2014 0 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege to present at Denver Dev Day 2014. It was my first trip to Denver since I was a kid and the weather and the city were absolutely beautiful. Even got to experience Zombie night in downtown and lived to talk about it. Thanks again for having […]

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MSDN Article – Creating a Location Aware app with Geofencing

September 2, 2014 0 Comments

The September issue of MSDN magazine has my latest article that looks at Geofencing in Windows Store apps. Geofencing is a new addition to Windows 8.1 and allows you to create regions around GPS locations and be notified with the device enters or leaves one of those regions. There are mechanisms for this in both […]

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Binding to Multiple Properties in Universal Apps

September 1, 2014 0 Comments

The binding engine in the various XAML stacks has to be one of my favorite features of XAML. Its clean, fast, and provides a great deal of flexibility to the developer. While examining a problem I came up against on a recent project, I realized I needed a controlling class to manage the appearance and […]

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MSDN Article – Integrating OneDrive into your Windows Store Apps

August 5, 2014 0 Comments

I have a new article that was just released in the August edition of MSDN magazine, Integrating OneDrive into your Windows Store Apps. The article takes a look at the OneDrive API and explains how to use that to access the photos, documents, and files that are on your user’s OneDrive accounts. This allows you […]

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Code Camp NYC 2013 – Windows Phone 8 Company Hubs

September 15, 2013 0 Comments

On the flight back from Code Camp NYC 2013 (http://codecampnyc.com) and figured I would take a moment to get my slide deck posted. You can download the slide deck here: Windows Phone 8 Company Hub Slide Deck I also have the demo that we went over ready to post. It will be posted in the […]

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What’s New in Windows 8.1 Background Tasks

September 7, 2013 0 Comments

My latest article, What’s New in Windows 8.1 Background Tasks, is now available at Visual Studio Magazine. If you have seen any of my talks on the Windows 8 background APIs, then this article is the update to that conversation. If you have not seen my talk, you can find my TechEd presentation on Channel […]

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