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Coding in 60 Seconds – Roaming Data (ep1)

January 15, 2015

In this first episode of Coding in 60 Seconds we take a look at using roaming data in Universal apps. For a more detailed explanation of roaming data make sure to check out the links below: Roaming Data Between Windows Store Apps and Windows Phone Store Apps Guidelines for roaming app data Quickstart: Roaming app […]

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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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Examining the Windows Store apps AppxManifest at Runtime

January 30, 2013

If you have spent any time at all working on Windows Store apps, then you have become familiar with the package.appxmanifest file. This is a very important part of your application and helps define how your application will run within Windows 8. At a very basic level, this is where you set things like the […]

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