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MSDN Article – Roaming Data

December 9, 2014

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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MSDN Article – Creating a Location Aware app with Geofencing

September 2, 2014

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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MSDN Article – Integrating OneDrive into your Windows Store Apps

August 5, 2014

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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What’s New in Windows 8.1 Background Tasks

September 7, 2013

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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Visual Studio Magazine – Search Article

August 8, 2013

My latest Visual Studio Magazine article has been posted on the Search contract at http://tonyc.me/14nZdfa. The article takes an in-depth look at Search in a Windows Store app and how to tweak and customize it to fit in your app. Make sure you take a look and let folks know if you like it. We […]

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Semantic Zoom with Silverlight 5 PivotViewer

September 5, 2012

If you have visited this blog before, you might have noticed a few posts on the Silverlight PivotViewer. The September issue of Visual Studio Magazine includes my first published article, which maybe fittingly is centered on PivotViewer. The article introduces the concept of semantic zoom with PivotViewer and how to get up and running with […]

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